Inhaling toxic fumes from cooking fires and kerosene lamps prematurely kills 3 million people a year — more than malaria and HIV combined.
As global energy use rises, some nations are amping up their energy efficiency. Which ones are doing it best?
The major cause of quakes seems to be injection of waste water from fracking. Continue reading →
Although 600 million people live without electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, Seeker Stories met three inspiring Tanzanians who have found unique ways to hack the energy crisis.
Africa has become a laboratory for new kinds of electricity microgrids, nanogrids and other systems that rely on low-cost, renewable energy sources.
Is India causing a fuel crisis in Nepal? Elements of a new constitution in Nepal have sparked a conflict between the two countries, as tensions have risen and fuel has grown scarce for the Nepalese people.
Is there an evolutionary reason why we seem to prefer a nice hot meal to something cold? Why, yes, there is! And it has to do with the birth of fire, and the energy boost we got from cooking our food.
President Barack Obama on Friday blocked the construction of a controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. Continue reading →
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