John Fialka



John was the founding editor of Climatewire. He's now a reporter working on special projects, based in Denver, Colo. He's a former reporter with The Wall Street Journal, where he covered a wide variety of issues for the Washington bureau. He also served abroad as the lead reporter for the Journal in the first Gulf War and in the London bureau, during the waning days of the Cold War. He has written four books and is the co-founder of SOAR!, a group that has raised more than $10 million to help retired Catholic sisters and brothers.

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How sunshine and robots can move people out of gas cars

GOLDEN, Colo. — The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is experimenting with two types of electric vehicles that promise to change American transportation habits and, eventually, help reduce one of the world's fastest-growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions: gasoline-powered cars.


IBM announces battery breakthrough

IBM is developing a safer, more powerful electric battery that promises to reduce the charging time for electric vehicles and may enhance the possibility of electric aircraft, the company announced yesterday.