Oil scientists say hydrogen is on the way
GOLDEN, Colo. — Top scientists from two of the world's biggest oil companies agree that hydrogen could help solve the problems of storing energy made from wind and solar while also providing carbon-free fuels.
'Butterfly effect' hampers weather forecasts
BOULDER, Colo. — When it comes to using very elaborate high-speed computer models to forecast the weather, there is good and bad news.
Less CO2 in China means fewer deaths in the U.S. — study
China's pledge to cut its carbon dioxide emissions beginning in 2030 includes a generous gift for its downwind neighbors: less deadly air pollution.
Will storms 'knock the bloody roof off'? Answers needed
BOULDER, Colo. — Scientists are struggling to improve forecasts of heat waves and other dangerous events as they grow deadlier with climate change. Soaring temperatures across Europe at the end of June illustrated shortcomings in public advisories.
When you need to put a plane engine in a car, ask ARPA-E
DENVER — Suppose you have an idea for a cleaner, simpler and more energy-efficient internal combustion engine for trucks and cars. It was inspired by the engine design for Nazi Germany's World War II bombers, the last of which — the Amerika — was being built to bomb the United States when the war ended.