Ramping up fossil power sources is no longer a good option in an energy-supply crisis. Bring in the weather forecasters.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~5 min
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Chemicals found in food and solar cell technology have an interesting history – as my own research shows.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~6 min
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PhD candidate Lucio Milanese uncovers new fundamental mechanism in turbulence.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~9 min
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Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter explains how the new administration can mobilize all parts of his government as it faces five big climate challenges.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~9 min
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Hopes that Africa could "leapfrog" fossil fuels and move to renewables are not being realised.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~5 min
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Two billion people worldwide lack a dedicated system of waste collection and management.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~6 min
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The BBC's Tom Heap explores exciting emissions-saving ideas that could help save the planet.
Jan. 4, 2021 • ~6 min
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There are some factors you can't change about your metabolism. But there are things you can do to influence how much energy your body uses over the course of the day.
Dec. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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Shifting from fossil fuels to electricity is climate-friendly, but serious cooks don't think much of electric stoves. Will induction cooking finally catch on as an alternative?
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~9 min
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A planned battery project in Essex will be ten times larger than the UK's current biggest battery.
Dec. 22, 2020 • ~6 min