Obama is filling a number of important vacancies on federal courts - that is, if Senate Republicans let him.
By Dylan Matthews
November 18, 2013
Last week we launched our CrowdSourced discussion of Amer'as energy future. Here's what you're saying.
By Neil Irwin
June 13, 2013
The troubled San Onofre nuclear plant is closing for good. And replacing it won't be easy.
Externalities, trade-offs, and the challenges of getting the math right on what carbon really costs the world.
By Howard Schneider
March 29, 2013
Since 2010, the amount of electricity generated by America's nuclear reactors has fallen about 3 percent. And competition from cheap natural gas is upending the economics of nukes.
A look at how the U.S. power sector has evolved over time. Coal and nuclear power used to dominate the landscape. But lately, natural gas and renewables make up the vast majority of new power plants being built.