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Scientists at Stanford Revitalize Batteries By Bringing ‘Dead’ Lithium Back to Life

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University may have found a way to revitalize rechargeable lithium batteries, potentially boosting the range of electric vehicles and battery life in next-gen electronic devices. As lithium batteries cycle, they accumulate little islands of inactive lithium that are cut off from the […]

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Don’t Just Watch: Team Behind ‘Don’t Look Up’ Urges Climate Action – The New York Times

“Don’t Look Up” is a Hollywood rarity on several fronts. It’s a major film about climate change. It racked up a record number of hours viewed in a single week, according to Netflix. It also unleashed a flood of hot…

China’s Artificial Sun Just Broke a Record for Longest Sustained Nuclear Fusion Ten Times Over

At the headquarters of China’s most powerful nuclear fusion reactor, Chinese scientists rang in the new year by setting a world record for the longest-sustained operation of such a reactor, beating a world record they set last year 10 times over. China’s record-breaking Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) in Heifei managed to heat plasma to […]

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Energy

Here’s how to solve the UK energy crisis for the long term – store more power

Soaring energy bills rooted in a global gas supply crunch have focused minds on the age-old problem: how can we better store power? Attention has turned to the closure of the Rough gas storage facility in the North Sea in…

How Climate Warming Induces a Regime Shift in Shallow Aquatic Ecosystems – AZoCleantech

Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have demonstrated that increased temperatures in shallow lakes induce a shift from clear water conditions dominated by macrophytes to turbid (cloudy or disturbed) conditions. This leads to the loss of important ecosystem functions….

New Smart Pack Could Make Food Poisoning a Thing of the Past, and It’s Eco-Friendly

A new ‘smart’ form of packaging could eradicate food poisoning, according to a new study. Scientists say it kills harmful bugs—such as E.coli, Salmonella, and listeria—keeping meat, fish, fruit, and veg fresh for longer. The waterproof wrapping may also help save the planet by reducing waste, according to the research team. It looks just like […]

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’60 Minutes’ Whines About Wine Despite Data Showing Bountiful Grape Yields

In a segment in CBS’s long-running weekly news program 60 Minutes, Leslie Stahl interviewed a few vintners in France who say climate change is destroying its wine and champagne industries. Data shows otherwise. Although France suffered low production in 2021 due…

Boris Johnson Warned: Declare An Energy Emergency Or Risk Economic Ruin

Net Zero Watch has called on Boris Johnson to declare an energy emergency and introduce radical policy reforms to prevent the energy cost crisis from turning into an economic and social disaster. The call comes as fears grow over a…

Climate Change and Infections on the Move in North America | IDR – Dove Medical Press

Introduction Climate change is directly and indirectly impacting human health now.1,2 The impacts will continue along this trajectory, in most development and emission scenarios, growing in scope and scale, without substantial elimination of the root cause of the climate crisis:…

Warren urges crackdown on Wall Street over global warming – Press TV

US Senator Elizabeth Warren has blamed Wall Street for contributing to global warming, calling for action against major emitters. “The volume of greenhouse gas emitted by the financial-services industry is outrageous,” she said in a tweet on Monday. The volume…

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