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Nuclear waste could be recycled for diamond battery power

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A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol hope to recycle radioactive material directly from…
Zeroing in on decarbonization

January 17, 2020

To avoid the most destructive consequences of climate change, the world’s electric energy systems must stop producing carbon…
First Study of its Kind Examines the Impact of AI on UN Goals for Climate, Development and Global Stability

January 14, 2020

This week, an international team of scientists have release the first study of its kind examining how the…
Ridesharing could be integrated in public transportation systems

January 14, 2020

Ridesharing is a relatively modern way of getting around. Various ridesharing companies offer their taxi-like services, helping some…
You Might Not Need a Hybrid Car If This Invention Works

January 11, 2020

Hybrid cars are often marketed as the best option for reducing your carbon footprint and saving fuel if…
e-2008 – Peugeot’s first fully electric SUV is heading to the road

January 6, 2020

Peugeot has been making cars since 1889 – that’s a long time. In fact, Peugeot’s first car was…
Is the range of Mazda MX-30 too short? Or maybe exactly what we needed?

December 28, 2019

It seems like we are getting more and more new electric cars now. All major manufacturers are trying…
The remaining Airbus A380 production numbers comes down to single digits

December 23, 2019

Airbus A380 first flew in 2005. It was introduced in 2007 with Singapore airlines and has been flying…
New insights shine light on uranium chemistry and disposal of radioactive waste

December 18, 2019

A new research paper provides a significant new insight into our understanding of uranium biogeochemistry and could help…
New Kind of Electrodes Could Make Electric Aircraft and Vehicles More Efficient

December 17, 2019

As we look towards a more sustainable future and cutting back on fossil fuel use, there has been…
Neutrons optimize high efficiency catalyst for greener approach to biofuel synthesis

December 17, 2019

Researchers led by the University of Manchester have designed a catalyst that converts biomass into fuel sources with…
The uncertain role of natural gas in the transition to clean energy

December 17, 2019

MIT study finds that challenges in measuring and mitigating leakage of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, prove pivotal.…
What Will Developing Solar Technologies Mean for the Energy Market?

December 15, 2019

Climate change is worsening, and consumers are conscious of their role. As a result, solar technology is booming.…
Scrubbing carbon dioxide from smokestacks for cleaner industrial emissions

December 12, 2019

An international team co-led by an Oregon State University chemistry researcher has uncovered a better way to scrub…
A More Painless Extraction of Radioactive Byproducts

December 5, 2019

A new process removes radioactive byproducts from used nuclear fuel. In a world that is increasingly paying attention…
Car batteries can be frozen for safer transportation

December 3, 2019

Currently transporting damaged and defective car batteries is an expensive process as they need to be placed in…
Breakthrough to Double the Density and Improve the Safety of Lithium-Ion Batteries

December 2, 2019

In a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Joule, Australia’s Deakin University researchers claim to have successfully…
Why the 8th generation Volkswagen Golf will not have an electric version?

November 28, 2019

Volkswagen always liked the idea of an electric Golf. Don’t believe it? They made a couple of prototypes…
Researcher Develops Method to Convert Leftover Grain from Breweries into Cheap, Useable Energy

November 26, 2019

According to estimates, breweries discard approximately 3.4 million tonnes of leftover grain in the EU alone, constituting a…
A pilot reactor, developed by Vertimass and located at TechnipFMC, can scale up the process that converts ethanol into fuels suitable for aviation, shipping and other heavy-duty applications. Credit: TechnipFMC.
New study analyzes viability of sustainable fuels developed through ORNL process

November 26, 2019

A technology developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and scaled up by Vertimass…
New Study Shows the Best Renewables to Install Based on Geographic Region

November 22, 2019

For decades, major decision-makers such as government officials, energy companies and business leaders have struggled on deciding how,…
New technology can produce sustainable fuel

November 20, 2019

The Synfuel research project brings together electrolysis and pre-gasification, and can transform biomass and wind energy into ‘green’…
Used electric vehicles batteries could be used for rickshaws in Bangladesh

November 13, 2019

Used EV batteries could be used to power rickshaws in Bangladesh, as researchers from WMG, University of Warwick,…
Biofuel producers make significant gains in efficiency, productivity and conservation, Argonne survey shows

November 11, 2019

Survey results showed that the biofuel industry has made marked efforts to conserve resources, diversify product portfolio, recycle…
This Artificial Leaf Turns Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

November 8, 2019

There is no doubt that climate change is a very serious (and worsening) problem. According to a recent…
DISCOVRing Algal Strains for Sustainable Biofuels

November 6, 2019

Consortium finds strain that has potential to contribute to productivity targets for open ponds. A consortium made up…
Tethered Chem Combos Could Revolutionize Artificial Photosynthesis

November 5, 2019

New approach improves efficiency of converting sunlight to hydrogen fuel; provides platform for testing different combos of light-absorbers…
Will lithium-air batteries ever take flight?

November 4, 2019

Amid growing climate concerns, many governments and scientists worldwide are trying to reduce air travel’s environmental impact. Electric…
New Battery Design to Enable Charging Electric Vehicles within Minutes

October 31, 2019

In a new report published on 30 October 2019, researchers from Penn State University detail a new lithium…
Diesel innovation has humble beginnings

October 25, 2019

Sandia tries to clear the air with ducted fuel injection. An engine innovation first conceived and tested by…
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