A new catalyst turns carbon dioxide into useful fuels and chemicals really efficiently . It could pave way for large-scale CO2 recycling, researchers say.
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“Our mission here is to save humanity from extinction due to climate change,” says MIT professor.
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Good ventilation can reduce the risk of catching coronavirus. An environmental engineer explains how to know if enough outside air is getting into a room and what do to if ventilation is bad.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~10 min
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Rising levels of carbon dioxide in the Gulf of Mexico are putting commercial fishing and marine life at risk, researchers warn.
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To avoid global warming on a catastrophic scale, nations need to reduce emissions and find ways to pull carbon from the air. One promising solution: spreading rock dust on farm fields.
July 16, 2020 • ~8 min
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How energy-intensive economies can survive and thrive as the globe ramps up climate action.
July 15, 2020 • ~4 min
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The drop in carbon dioxide emissions during the COVID-19 pandemic shows we can change our energy-hungry behavior—and how much further we have to go.
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As the energy demands of training AI deep neural networks rise, a new method could help brings those demands back down, resarchers say.
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The fall in the carbon dioxide emissions is not just due to the country's coronavirus lockdown.
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