The US electric power sector is halfway to zero carbon emissions

Fifteen years ago electric power generation was the largest source of US greenhouse gas emissions. Now the power sector is leading the shift to a clean energy economy.

Ryan Wiser, Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory • conversation
yesterday ~6 min

Hydrogen is one future fuel oil execs and environmentalists could both support as rival countries search for climate solutions

The genius of the Paris climate agreement was getting major oil producing countries to agree to a target, but they still have widely different views of energy's future.

John Ballantine, Professor of International Business, Brandeis University • conversation
yesterday ~10 min

New species of dinosaur unearthed in Chile's Atacama desert

Scientists found remains of the sauropod in rocks from what is today the Atacama desert.

yesterday ~2 min

Birds may fight harder when there’s an audience

New research on the "audience effect" suggests Carolina chickadees and tufted titmice get more aggressive when other birds are watching.

Kirsten Romaguera-U. Florida • futurity
yesterday ~6 min

From extravagant to achievable - pushing the boundaries of research to find life beyond Earth

The University of Cambridge is creating a new research initiative, bringing together physicists, chemists, biologists, mathematicians, and earth scientists to

Cambridge University News • cambridge
yesterday ~4 min

Climate change: Carbon 'surge' expected in post-Covid energy boom

This year should see the second-biggest-ever rise in CO2 emissions as economies rebound from Covid.

yesterday ~5 min

Greta Thunberg: Meeting David Attenborough was 'indescribable'

The teenage activist spoke to Greg James about climate change and Ikea meatballs.

April 19, 2021 ~3 min

Government to speed up UK climate change target

Boris Johnson says carbon emissions must fall by 78% by 2035 - 15 years earlier than previously planned.

April 19, 2021 ~4 min

Redonda: The Caribbean island transformed into an eco haven

After invasive rats and goats were removed from Redonda, the island's wildlife has been thriving.

April 19, 2021 ~5 min

Unusual Treatment Shows Promise for Kids With Brain Tumors

VOA Learning English • voa
April 19, 2021 ~6 min