Paris Accord Approved at COP21

“This is a small gavel, but it is capable of great things,” said Laurent Fabius in declaring the climate accord unanimously approved.

Is the Hydropower-Dependent Northwest Ready for an Extended Version of 2015?

The warm 2014-15 water year is a dress rehearsal for 2050, a University of Washington climate scientist told utilities and conservationists in Seattle. Continue reading

Researchers Take Scientific Exploration to the Brink in “Energy from the Edge”

If you think you understand the latest methods for generating sustainable energy, this episode of “Breakthrough” will be an eye-opener.

COP21’s Architecture Matters More than the Exact Quantities of CO2

We’ve heard ad nauseum that the commitments brought to Paris yesterday won’t stop global warming, but the real goal is more farsighted and complex: