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Siemens stock is jumping after the industrials giant laid out plans to create a billion-dollar energy company

Siemens' stock rose 4.5% on its plans to combine its gas-and-power and renewable-energy businesses to create a separate, billion-dollar energy company.

Here’s a look at 10 ways Google tries to make its campuses around the world more sustainable

With offices in over 160 cities housing over 98,000 employees, Google's carbon footprint — from an operational perspective — has the potential to massive.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveiled a Green New Deal that will force 2020 Democrats to take an aggressive stance on climate change

"The green dream or whatever they call it, nobody knows what it is, but they're for it right?" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said.
Microsoft Founder Bill Gates attends the 10th World Health Summit 2018 event in Berlin, Germany, October 16, 2018.

Bill Gates says the US has lost its global leadership in nuclear power, and needs to ‘get in the game’

Bill Gates wants the US to invest more in nuclear power research. He says it's the best renewable energy source and a way to lower CO2 emissions.

UK renewables startup Octopus is teaming with a Silicon Valley firm in a smart energy push

Octopus Energy, a UK renewable startup backed by the £7 billion fund Octopus Capital, is joining up with If This Then That to enable more efficient usage.

California just became the first state to require solar panels on all new homes. Here’s how long it takes to make the $10,000 investment pay off...

A solar panel can add thousands of dollars to the cost of a home, but the California Energy Commission says it all pays off in the long run.
A TerraPower facility.

A Bill Gates-backed energy company is developing what could be a game-changing nuclear reactor

TerraPower, a nuclear-energy company founded by Bill Gates, is building a molten-chloride fast reactor that could help lower carbon-dioxide emissions.

Big Oil claims it’s doing its part to combat climate change. A new study finds it’s not even close.

Despite years of claims about clean investment, the world's largest oil companies have contributed just 1% to green energy in 2018.
Aerial view of downtown Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia wants to build a $500 billion megacity that’s 33 times as large as New York City. Now it’s on shaky ground after a Saudi jour...

Saudi Arabia's megacity has lost many of its high-profile advisers — including Sam Altman, the head of Y Combinator — following Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Using wind power to generate the electricity the US needs could cause a surprising amount of local warming in the regions of the wind turbines. But they would still help the world stop pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which would help fight climate change and global warming.