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There are all sorts of exciting clean-energy technologies, but policymakers, investors, and inventors need to sustain their work over many years for significant change to take hold.
CNET's Martin LaMonica has done his homework and roadwork with EVs including the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf. The point he wants to drive home is that you'll enjoy the ride of these "real cars."
Stephan Dolezalek of VantagePoint Venture Partners takes the pulse of the venture-backed clean-tech industry and explains what's at play for companies trying to go public.
Time to assess different climate engineering approaches--be it injecting light-blocking particles in the atmosphere or artificial trees--say academics at an MIT symposium.
Academics at MIT say that when it comes to the energy policy debate, politicians are fickle and aren't being smart about backing new technologies.
The pace of change surrounding technology in clean energy and efficiency hasn't been this fast in years. As Earth Day nears, we take a measure of which areas look most promising.
There's plenty of enthusiasm for funding the latest green-tech or alternative-fuel company. The problem is the economy stinks, and doesn't look like it will improve anytime soon.
Stanford University launches a $100 million research institute, while GM vice chairman Bob Lutz says low gas prices are making GM's push into electrification tougher.
The goal is to double U.S. renewable energy in three years, but there's still much to be sorted out about clean-tech incentives from Washington.
Southern California Edison hits milestone on its plans to put solar panels on commercial rooftops. Also this week: River power, and GE bails on incandescent bulb.