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Xcel Energy wants to deliver carbon-free electricity by 2050. Can capturing...

As Xcel Energy executives announced their vision of delivering zero-carbon electricity by 2050 in Denver on Tuesday, they may have also revived a long debate over the viability...

3 takeaways from the Colorado coal plant closures

  Colorado officials have said two coal-fired power plants on the Western Slope will shut down and cease operations as part of an agreement to...

With Congress gridlocked on climate legislation, environmental groups forge ahead

Despite the Gulf oil spill, a massive pipeline break in Michigan and broad concerns about global warming, ambitious climate-change and energy legislation is likely dead for the year. That poses a conundrum, going forward, for environmentalists: How to convince lawmakers of the need for legislation to sever the country’s decades-long ties to oil and to reform energy policy more generally?