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Startup Aims to Tackle Grid Storage Problem with New Porous Silicon Battery

A Canadian company emerges from stealth mode to provide grid-scale energy storage with its high-density battery tech. A new Canadian company with roots in Vermont has emerged from stealth mode and has ambitious plans to roll out a new grid-scale…

Leaked UN Science Report Warns of Clash Between Bioenergy and Food

Models suggest large areas of land are needed for forests and biofuel crops to halt climate change, but this risks worsening hunger, draft tells policymakers. Blanketing the globe with monocultures of forests and bioenergy crops is no dream fix to…

Philosophers claim global warming makes having children immoral – The Irish Times

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports that if we fail to prevent global warming rising by more than 1.5 degrees over pre-industrial world temperature, our children and grandchildren will inherit catastrophic global environmental problems. Actions to date to slow…

Floating dairy farm debuts in the Netherlands

In a town where abandoned indoor water parks are transformed into mushroom farms, an urban agriculture project involving a floating dairy farm doesn’t seem like a stretch. Simply named Floating Farm, the multi-level agricultural hub is now operational in the…

Senate Bill Bonanza Seeks To Lower Emissions Without Ruining Economy

There’s more to reducing greenhouse gas emissions than solar, wind and the Green New Deal, as demonstrated Tuesday by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The committee approved 22 energy-related bills at a mass markup hearing, all but one…

These Australian ants are bucking the 'insect apocalypse' trend

Some insects don’t seem to have gotten the memo about end of the world. Despite increasingly stark scientific warnings about the state of bug-kind — including a recent report suggesting 40 percent of the world’s insect populations are in steep…

Flat Earthers? America’s Apollo Astronauts Are Climate Realists

Fifty years ago, Apollo XI was on its way to the moon. It was one of the greatest scientific achievements in history. America’s pioneers in space were “steely-eyed missile men;” a term they devised that meant no-nonsense, quick-thinking, objective problem…