Author: Chelsey B. Coombs

New law curbs Georgia's electric car sales

New law curbs Georgia’s electric car sales

Georgia used policy to spur electric vehicle sales, but that changes July 1.

By Chelsey B. Coombs | Posted June 30, 2015

Urban turbines mine wind power

Urban turbines mine wind power

Engineers are creating more efficient rooftop wind turbines, but their cost is a problem

By Chelsey B. Coombs | Posted June 29, 2015

Costa Rica is all green in 2015

Costa Rica is all green in 2015

An all-renewable future isn’t as far away as you might think

By Chelsey B. Coombs | Posted March 25, 2015

Do animals have consciousness?

Do animals have consciousness?

The way scientists answer this animal consciousness question has a big effect not only on their research, but also your medicine cabinet

By Chelsey B. Coombs | Posted March 6, 2015

Could a weird ice machine solve California’s energy problems?

Could a weird ice machine solve California’s energy problems?

Probably not, but it can store energy in the form of ice, which is pretty cool

By Chelsey B. Coombs | Posted February 18, 2015

World Bank wants developing nations to go renewable, but are they committed?

World Bank wants developing nations to go renewable, but are they committed?

To curb climate change and ensure quality of life for the people living in poverty, large institutions have to lead the way

By Chelsey B. Coombs | Posted February 10, 2015

How a Jackie Chan disc could boost solar power

How a Jackie Chan disc could boost solar power

The nano-grooves on Blu-ray discs improve the light absorbency of solar panels, researchers find

By Chelsey B. Coombs | Posted February 2, 2015

The twisted tale of laser fusion

The twisted tale of laser fusion

A science historian unearths a story of secrecy, jealousy and the dream of unlimited energy

By Chelsey B. Coombs | Posted January 28, 2015