“Offsetting Just One Coal Plant’s Emissions Requires a Maryland-Sized Forest”

“If we want to have a fighting chance of keeping the planet’s average temperature within 2-3 degrees celsius above pre-industrial levels, the policy platforms have traditionally emphasized a two-pronged strategy: technology that can power civilization without emitting harmful… Read More

“VW is planning a capacity of 100,000 electric cars per year for first plant to go electric”

“Legacy automakers are announcing and unveiling new electric vehicles at an impressive pace these days, but there isn’t as much talk about the production volumes of those upcoming EVs. Now VW says that it is planning a capacity… Read More

“Russia’s Suez Canal? Ships start plying a less-icy Arctic, thanks to climate change”

“LONDON — Under partly sunny skies and relatively balmy temperatures in the low 50s, the Venta Maersk sailed through the Bering Strait this past week and steered hard to port, beginning a modern-day voyage of discovery that could… Read More

“Do Solar Panels Work? MIT Puts Dollar Amount on Pollution’s Economic Impact”

“In Delhi, India, “there’s never a day without pollution,” says Ian Marius Peters. By his calculations, it’s costing local solar energy users at least $20 million annually.” https://www.inverse.com/article/48492-desolarization-of-smog-wakka-wakka

“Dyson is converting an airfield into an electric car R&D hub with a massive test track”

“Dyson, best known for its vacuum, is moving forward with its multi-billion-dollar plan to launch several new electric vehicles. The company has now announced that it is converting an airfield into an electric car R&D hub with a… Read More

“Facebook gets specific about its 100 percent renewables target”

“Seven years after it formally declared its intention to power its operations entirely with renewable energy, Facebook this week set a date to deliver that commitment just two short years from now. The declaration, accompanied by a new… Read More

“Environmentally Friendly Farming Practices Used By Nearly 1/3 Of World’s Farms”

“The researchers analyzed farms that use some form of “sustainable intensification,” a term for various practices, including organic farming, that use land, water, biodiversity, labor, knowledge and technology to both grow crops and reduce environmental impacts like pesticide… Read More

“Southeast Asia May Be Building Too Many Dams Too Fast”

“STUNG TRENG, CAMBODIAA July night had just fallen over the tiny fishing village of Sdao, on the Sekong River in northern Cambodia, when a man on a motorcycle appeared with an urgent message, delivered by loudspeaker: “Evacuate now,”… Read More

“How a Battery Breakthrough May Lead to Electric Cars That Charge in Seconds”

“An impediment to electric car adoption is the fact that they can take a long time to charge. That means for people to be able to actually use their cars to travel long distances (an understandable aspiration, to… Read More

“How Hawaii plans to be the first US state to run entirely on clean energy”

“It may have a reputation as an ecological paradise but Hawaii is also one of America’s most fossil fuel-dependent states. This is largely because of its isolated location in the Pacific Ocean – jet fuel accounts for more… Read More