Some politicians are calling for a nationwide ban on fracking. That is not what we should do and it would almost certainly be bad for health and the environment because of two reasons.Read more
A majority of Americans say government and industry should collaborate to strengthen U.S. energy security and energy independence, according to the latest edition of the UT Energy Poll.Read more
Russell Gold, senior energy reporter for The Wall Street Journal and inaugural Energy Journalism Fellow at UT Austin, offers his take on the future of energy.
A researcher at The University of Texas at Austin will receive two grants totaling $15 million to study a native prairie grass, including how it can become a sustainable source of bioenergy amid global climate change.Read more
Partnering with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), which acts as a Japanese government agency, UT Austin will begin using alternative energy sources to power some of its high-performance computers.