Energy

RSS Feed
NPR

World Leaders To Debate Role Of Nuclear Power At U.N. Climate Summit

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Matthew Bunn, a nuclear and energy policy analyst and professor of practice at the Harvard Kennedy School, about the role nuclear power will play in the future. As world leaders meet in Paris for the U.N. climate summit, they discuss if countries are moving away or toward nuclear energy and and given safety and budget concerns, whether atomic power makes sense anymore.
NPR

Big Data Predicts Centuries Of Harm If Climate Warming Goes Unchecked

It took about 30 teams of scientists worldwide, using supercomputers to churn through mountains of data, to see patterns aligning of what will happen decades and centuries from now.
NPR

Bill Gates And Other Billionaires Pledge To Take On Climate Change

Twenty countries and 28 investors promised on Monday to jointly fund the development of energy alternatives. Backers of the initiative say private money is key to the next big push in energy.
NPR

NASA Uses Lessons From Space To Design An Efficient Building

Named Sustainability Base, a NASA facility in California is a model for energy-efficient federal buildings. It's powered by a fuel cell like those used on spacecraft and recycles water for flushing.
WAMU 88.5

Beyond Green: Sustainability And The "Living Building" Challenge

Kojo learns about our region's very first "Living Building" in Prince George's County, and finds out how the District's own plans for supergreen affordable homes and sustainable buildings could impact residents and the environment.

NPR

10 Things To Know About The U.N. Climate Talks In Paris

Here's a bit about what you should know going into the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference beginning Nov. 30.
WAMU 88.5

World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.

WAMU 88.5

Pepco-Exelon Again Under The Microscope In D.C.

The proposed merger between Pepco and energy giant Exelon will again make their case in front of the D.C. Public Service Commission, but this time there may be support.

NPR

Some 150 World Leaders Gather In Paris For U.N. Climate Conference

The conference is being billed as a last-chance summit to save the planet. The goal is to come to a global agreement to limit greenhouse emissions in an effort to curb climate change.
NPR

Confidence In Oil Hub Security Shaken By Oklahoma Earthquakes

Oklahoma's earthquake boom is now a national security threat. No damage has been reported, but operators at the hub are on high alert for a disruption that would ripple through the U.S. energy market.

Pages