WASHINGTON – U.S. President Joe Biden joined business and union leaders Friday in touting the economic benefits of addressing global warming when he delivered remarks from the White House on the last day of a two-day virtual climate change summit….
A company that uses gravity to create a ‘giant battery’ has just completed a successful test in Scotland, paving the way for its commercial-scale roll out. The firm is called Gravitricity, and their device, which has a 25-year lifespan, could help prevent the mining of rare earth minerals in the creation of lithium-ion batteries, while […]
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(American Geophysical Union) A 2-meter guano pile holds information about changes in climate and how the bats’ food sources shifted over the millennia, analogous to records of the past found in layers of lake mud and Antarctic ice, according to a new study in AGU’s Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences,
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is including rivals Vladimir Putin of Russia and Xi Jinping of China among the invitees to the first big climate talks of his administration, an event the U.S. hopes will help shape, speed up…
Today, President Biden invited 40 world leaders to the Leaders Summit on Climate he will host on April 22 and 23. The virtual Leaders Summit will be live streamed for public viewing. President Biden took action his first day in…
(Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS)) Energy models are used to explore different options for the development of energy systems in virtual “laboratories”. Scientists have been using energy models to provide policy advice for years. As a new study shows, energy models influence policymaking around the energy transition. Similarly, policymakers influence the work of modellers. Greater transparency is needed to ensure that political considerations do not set the agenda for future research or determine its findings, the researchers demand.
Germany has called for greater co-operation with Russia on climate change in a contentious new effort to restore frayed EU ties with Moscow. The European bloc should develop a “concrete and detailed strategy” on global warming as part of a…
‘Overwhelming’ international support for more government action on environment, message-testing experiment finds
(University of Cambridge) – Survey experiment across UK, US, Brazil, India, China, Indonesia and Poland finds “overwhelming” support for more action ahead of COP26. – Research finds strong support in each country for policies to “protect and preserve” wildlife, plant trees, and invest in clean technologies. – In the run-up to COP26, Cambridge researchers say: “We face huge challenges protecting the environment, but global public opinion may no longer be chief among them.”