Hydrogen power offers jobs boost, says government

Kick-starting a hydrogen industry could attract billions in investment, the UK government says.

bbcnews
Aug. 17, 2021 ~6 min

Why boiling droplets can race across hot oily surfaces

The commonplace phenomenon, now quantified for the first time, could be harnessed for many useful applications.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 12, 2021 ~7 min

Will NIMBYs sink new clean energy projects? The evidence says no – if developers listen to local concerns

Most Americans support clean energy in principle, but what will they do when wind turbines or high-voltage transmission lines come to town?

David Konisky, Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University • conversation
Aug. 11, 2021 ~7 min

Electrifying cars and light trucks to meet Paris climate goals

Study gauges the pace of shifting to battery power.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
Aug. 10, 2021 ~5 min

Why the UK's unfair energy market is unlikely to spearhead a green transition

The cost of decarbonising the UK’s energy system is falling disproportionately on the poorest.

Lee Towers, PhD Candidate in Energy and Politics, University of Brighton • conversation
Aug. 5, 2021 ~7 min

Earth's energy budget is out of balance – here's how that's warming the climate

When heat in doesn’t equal heat out, Earth sees changes.

Scott Denning, Professor of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University • conversation
Aug. 4, 2021 ~6 min

Using graphene foam to filter toxins from drinking water

MIT-led research team fashions graphene foam into device that can extract uranium and other heavy metals from tap water.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Aug. 4, 2021 ~8 min

Earth's energy budget is out of balance – here's how it's warming the climate

When heat in doesn’t equal heat out, Earth sees changes.

Scott Denning, Professor of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University • conversation
Aug. 4, 2021 ~5 min

Vapor-collection technology saves water while clearing the air

System could reclaim pure water from power plant cooling towers; at-scale prototypes tested on MIT facilities have proven effective.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 3, 2021 ~9 min

4 ways extreme heat hurts the economy

Much of the US has been experiencing heat waves in recent weeks. An economist explains how the often record-high temperatures can affect the economy.

Derek Lemoine, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Arizona • conversation
Aug. 2, 2021 ~7 min

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