The effects of climate change and mitigation are not just unequal between countries but also within countries.
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: carbon-emissions net-zero-emissions-2050 cop26 social-justice un-climate-change-conference
Electrically switchable system could continuously separate gases without the need for moving parts or wasted space.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy environment carbon greenhouse-gases emissions research school-of-engineering mit-energy-initiative-mitei chemical-engineering
Researchers have developed a new approach to printed electronics which allows ultra-low power electronic devices that could recharge from ambient light or
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: engineering advanced-materials internet-of-things energy materials carbon
Similar arrangements already support the National Park Service, the National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: innovation climate-change carbon greenhouse-gases energy-transition philanthropy-and-nonprofits innovation-and-invention us-department-of-energy process-of-innovation foundations
Normally an insulator, diamond becomes a metallic conductor when subjected to large strain in a new theoretical model.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: physics carbon research school-of-engineering nanoscience-and-nanotechnology materials-science-and-engineering dmse nuclear-science-and-engineering
Study suggests sea ice blocks the flow of carbon both into and out of the ocean, in roughly equal measure.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: climate-change environment climate carbon carbon-dioxide microbes research school-of-engineering school-of-science national-science-foundation-nsf civil-and-environmental-engineering computer-modeling eaps ocean-science earth-and-atmospheric-sciences
The Arctic hasn't been this warm for 3 million years – and that foreshadows big changes for the rest of the planet
Extreme shrinkage of summer sea ice is just the latest evidence of rapid Arctic warming – and what happens in the Arctic doesn't stay there.
Sept. 30, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: climate-change greenland arctic paleoclimate russia carbon-dioxide-co2 siberia arctic-warming sea-ice norway pliocene boreal-forest
'Carbon sinks' like forests and the soil have already been factored into the carbon budget – they should not be double-counted.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: climate-change carbon-emissions net-zero carbon-budget emissions-targets global-carbon-budget
New research finds forest regeneration on sheep pasture is an economically viable way to fight climate change.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: reforestation rewilding sheep-farming carbon-offsets
As the UK heads into a recession, here are some simple - and cheap - tips to reduce utility bills and make less of an impact on the planet.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus-2020 recession insulation carbon-footprint electricity-usage home-insulation-program electricity-bills home-heating
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