Researchers decipher structure of promising battery materials

Family of compounds could someday be useful for fuel cells, supercapacitors, catalysts, and sensors.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 23, 2020 ~6 min

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Biden's ambitious energy plan faces headwinds, but can move the US forward

Joe Biden has sweeping plans for a clean energy revolution. Congress will be a big speed bump, but it can't block everything.

Scott L. Montgomery, Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington • conversation
Nov. 23, 2020 ~9 min

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To save wild chimpanzees, imagine their habitat is an electrical circuit

To understand the barriers endangered species face when trying to traverse their habitat, it helps to think of their environment like an electrical circuit board.

Fiona Stewart, Lecturer in Wildlife Conservation, Liverpool John Moores University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

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What does Boris Johnson's Green plan mean for Scotland?

The PM's plan will need to look heavily to Scotland for both the natural and the technical fixes.

bbcnews
Nov. 18, 2020 ~5 min

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Electric vehicles: Your questions answered

We answer your top questions on electric cars - on charging, on range and on battery life.

bbcnews
Nov. 18, 2020 ~5 min

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Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under the PM's green plan

The PM confirms he is bringing the ban forward as he sets out his "green industrial revolution".

bbcnews
Nov. 17, 2020 ~7 min

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Hydrogen: where is low-carbon fuel most useful for decarbonisation?

Hydrogen is feted as the key to a dynamic green economy. But is it the best choice for decarbonisation in all cases?

Valeska Ting, Professor of Smart Nanomaterials, University of Bristol • conversation
Nov. 9, 2020 ~17 min

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Boris Johnson to chair nuclear summit

The government is committed to building nuclear power stations to decarbonise the UK's electricity.

bbcnews
Nov. 9, 2020 ~3 min

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