Energy & Climate

Like a purchase power agreement, the sale of electricity saved through efficiency can be metered, measured and monetized in this pilot in Seattle.

Flashy new Internet of Things (IoT) devices need to work with demand-response enabled appliances. Here's why that's harder — and more important — than it may seem.

The way that electricity emissions is accounted for is changing, but will these changes actually motivate companies to invest in renewable electricity?

The humdrum markets of public transit and municipal garbage trucks are poised to be upended by new electric offerings.

As the world's most common building material, concrete is cheap to produce but comes with high environmental costs — pushing researchers to experiment with more sustainable self-healing road materials.

Evolving risk calculations and increased emphasis on long-term growth prospects are helping sustainability's case for capital.

In the U.S., economic growth, carbon emissions and energy consumption have always gone hand in hand, but recent data shows that this trend may be ending.

Once a hobby for office-weary city dwellers, urban farming has become an important source of food in the U.S. and globally.