Bitcoin energy use 'bigger than most countries'

Could the cryptocurrency's huge electricity consumption also sink it?

bbcnews
yesterday ~7 min

Keeping trees in the ground where they are already growing is an effective low-tech way to slow climate change

Permanently protecting large, mature forests is a faster and cheaper way to stabilize Earth's climate than complex carbon capture and storage schemes, and more effective than planting new trees.

William Moomaw, Professor Emeritus of International Environmental Policy, Tufts University • conversation
Feb. 22, 2021 ~9 min

Bitcoin isn't getting greener: four environmental myths about cryptocurrency debunked

Bitcoin is attracting attention from big buyers like Tesla. But don't be fooled – it's still a disaster for the climate.

Peter Howson, Senior Lecturer in International Development, Northumbria University, Newcastle • conversation
Feb. 17, 2021 ~7 min

Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions

Researchers are developing ways to lock captured CO2 into cement. It could help rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure and deal with climate change at the same time.

Volker Sick, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; DTE Energy Professor of Advanced Energy Research; and Director, Global CO2 Initiative, University of Michigan • conversation
Feb. 14, 2021 ~9 min

Climate change: New targets to eliminate Wales' gases

Changes could mean replacing gas boilers in homes and finding new ways to make steel without coal.

bbcnews
Feb. 9, 2021 ~5 min

MPs criticise government home insulation programme

The Green Homes Grant system is overwhelmed by calls, the Environmental Audit Committee says.

bbcnews
Feb. 8, 2021 ~4 min

How will we heat homes in zero carbon Britain?

Will hydrogen or heat pumps be able to replace gas central heating?

bbcnews
Feb. 6, 2021 ~5 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules loses in court, opening a door for new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as 'a series of tortured misreadings' of US law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules loses in court, opening door for new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as "a series of tortured misreadings" of U.S. law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules fails in court, opening door for powerful new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as "a series of tortured misreadings" of U.S. law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

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