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Urbanization Is Good for the Environment

Urbanization is on the rise around the world. By 2050, some 70 percent of humanity will live in the cities and that is good news for the …

From Sunlight To Electricity: First Optical Rectenna Created In Lab

It's been the dream of visionaries for decades: Sunlight converted into direct current to use for recharging emission-free electric cars.<p>Photovoltaic …

For climate change action, we must fight back against the media billionaires

All our climate actions of the last two decades have had some success, but they pale in significance when faced with the destructive …

Carbon X Prize: Can We Make Carbon Emissions Green?

The X Prize Foundation is calling green innovators from around the globe to compete in its latest contest. To win the Carbon X Prize, teams must …

Paris Climate Talks: On Track to Create a New Kind of International Agreement

India announced its national plan for addressing climate change recently. It will reduce its carbon intensity and dramatically expand its growing renewable energy sector. India's solar market grew more than 100-fold in the past four years. Indian leaders released the plan on Mahatma Gandhi's …

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What will we be driving in the future? Electric vs. hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

“It drives like a regular car, operates like a regular car. You can refuel in three to five minutes and, you know, do 350 miles on a trip,” says Craig Scott, Toyota’s national manager for advanced technologies in the US.<p>Scott is overseeing the US release of the Mirai, Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell …

Sweden Aims To Become The World’s First Fossil Fuel-Free Nation | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Powered by Sweden plans to become one of the first nations in the world to thrive on 100% renewable energy.</i><p><i>There are quite a few things to love about</i> …

The World Bank Warns that the 'Carbon Bubble' Could Tank the Global Economy

The next fossil fuel disaster may be economic rather than environmental.<p>If humans want to ensure our long-term survival on the planet, we need to kick our addiction to fossil fuels. That much has been clear for decades.<p>What's remarkable, however, is that governments around the world are actually …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

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