Women's participation is essential to achieve global climate targets

Women’s climate knowledge is often overlooked, despite it being a vital resource for adapting to a warming world.

Modupe Olufunmilayo Jimoh, Senior Teaching Fellow in Civil and Humanitarian Engineering, University of Warwick • conversation
Nov. 9, 2021 ~8 min

Tidal turbines could generate 11% of the UK's power – if the government funds this technology

Subsidies could help kickstart cost cutting and innovation in this prohibitively expensive industry.

Danny Coles, Research Fellow in Tidal Stream Energy, University of Plymouth • conversation
Nov. 9, 2021 ~7 min


An insider’s look at the Glasgow climate summit – talks intensify, amid grandstanding and anger outside

The press releases sound promising, but the negotiations have a long way to go. Here’s what’s ahead at the midpoint of the COP26 climate talks.

Rachel Kyte, Dean of the Fletcher School, Tufts University • conversation
Nov. 8, 2021 ~8 min

Bridges, bike lanes, electric car chargers and more: 5 essential reads on the infrastructure bill

What will the US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill pay for? Here are some of the things it will help build, fix or remove.

Jennifer Weeks, Senior Environment + Energy Editor, The Conversation • conversation
Nov. 8, 2021 ~7 min

Skylights are an untapped resource for heating homes

Calculations indicate that passive solar systems could offer a third of the heat needed to warm homes in the United States.

U. Oregon • futurity
Nov. 8, 2021 ~6 min

In Chile, Searching for Alien Life in the Sky

VOA Learning English • voa
Nov. 6, 2021 ~2 min

COP26: here's what it would take to end coal power worldwide

Coal is the dirtiest fuel source – eliminating it is a priority for tackling climate change.

Alex Clark, DPhil Candidate in Energy and Economics, University of Oxford • conversation
Nov. 4, 2021 ~7 min

6 priorities could deliver energy breakthroughs at the Glasgow climate summit – there's progress on some already

Clean energy innovation, giving up coal, cutting methane and getting China and India on board for net-zero can deliver progress at COP26.

Morgan Bazilian, Professor of Public Policy and Director, Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines • conversation
Nov. 2, 2021 ~10 min


6 priorities could deliver energy breakthroughs at the Glasgow climate summit – there's progress on some of them already

Clean energy innovation, methane cuts and getting China and India on board for net-zero can deliver progress at COP26.

Morgan Bazilian, Professor of Public Policy and Director, Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines • conversation
Nov. 2, 2021 ~10 min

This Amazon dam is supposed to provide clean energy, but it's destroying livelihoods and unique species

Diverting water to a hydroelectric dam might seem eco-friendly, but the devastating consequences to local ecosystems cannot be ignored.

Sonia Magalhaes, Adjunct Professor of Agrarian Sciences, Federal University of Pará • conversation
Nov. 1, 2021 ~8 min

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