Marco Werman talks with Robert Kaufmann, director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies at Boston U, about the new technologies which are helping the oil industry search for oil in many areas once considered too difficult.
Cyberspace is the new fifth domain of war between states. Its unclear how the rules of war apply. At a meeting of military and academic legal scholars at the UC Berkeley law school, the consensus was that the laws have fallen far behind the technology.
Most new solar panels around the world went up in Germany last year. That's due in part to generous government subsidies that made them more affordable. But now, the government is reducing those subsidies in hopes the solar industry there will stand on its own two feet.
A group of military veterans is barnstorming across America on a bus. The veterans are calling on US leaders to get the nation running on clean energy. The World's Jason Margolis took a ride on the bus.
Computer servers at big data centers around the globe generate a lot of heat. A company in Finland has figured out a way to capture that wasted energy and use it to heat homes. The World's Technology Correspondent Clark Boyd has the story from Helsinki.