Investors, businesses and regulators are working to minimize the economic risk posed by climate change.
Even as renewables provide increased diversity and reliability, there are some uncommon challenges associated with integrating them onto the grid.
Advancements in technology have enabled consumers to install solar panels on their roofs more cheaply than ever before. This presents utility companies—which have for decades monopolized the energy markets—with new challenges.
The U.S. coal industry is declining in the face of lower-cost natural gas, renewable energy and regulations designed to protect public health.
The connections between water, agriculture and climate
Last updated: February 27, 2017 The United States generates about one fifth of its …