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Carbon Dioxide Can Now Be Used As Fuel

Carbon dioxide is a huge problem due to its links to global warming and climate change.<p>Now a team of scientists have found a way to turn carbon …

Musk 'master plan' expands Tesla into trucks, buses and car sharing | Reuters

(Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk Wednesday unveiled an ambitious plan to expand the company into electric trucks and buses, car sharing and solar energy systems.<p>Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk smiles as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, …

Tesla

Meet a Republican mayor and convention delegate who takes climate change seriously

Jim Brainard, the six-term mayor of Carmel, Indiana, may seem like a typical Midwestern Republican, but he doesn’t govern like one. Carmel, a city of …

Climate

Energy Problem: Putting The Battery In Context

<b>Our Energy Problem: Putting The Battery In Context by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p><b>The Battery Series</b> is a five-part infographic series that …

Researchers discover a universal law of superconductivity

The immutable laws that govern our universe – such as those that reign over the observable world in classical mechanics and those that rule the …

Move Over, Graphene: Borophene Could Be the Strongest Material Ever

Graphene is the best-known two-dimensional material, with its atom-thick layers proving plenty of fascinating material properties. But now a team of …

How Can We Pay for the New Energy Economy?

<i>This is Part 2 in a two-part post. Part 1 is at this link</i>.<p>Many a great idea has been deflated by a simple question: "That's nice, but who's going to pay for it?" That question hovered like a cloud over the international climate conference in Paris a week ago. Simply put, the goal of the agreement …

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

Rocky Mountains

A global shift to 100% renewables is not just cleaner – it's about equality

Photograph: Christoph Schmidt/dpa/Corbis<p>Energy efficiency measures have saved Frankfurt €100m in energy costs, a number that is projected to …

NASA Warns Sea-Level Rise Will Only Get Worse in the Future

A new NASA model is showing just how fast sea levels are rising around the world as a result of climate change.<p>At a news conference Wednesday (Aug. 26), NASA officials described a new computer visualization of sea level change incorporating data collected by satellites since 1992 — it reveals that …

Sea Level

Why do Germany’s Electricity Prices Keep Falling?

Chancellor Angela Merkel cemented Germany’s shift toward an economy powered by renewable energy in 2010 with her “Energiewende” plan. One result has …

Tour Guide Killed in Lion Attack Did Everything Right

There's little a person can do in the face of Africa's top predator, experts say.<p>The tour guide killed by a lion while on a walking safari in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park did everything right in responding to the attack, according to experts—but he still paid the ultimate price<p>Quinn Swales, 40, …