NYT: Lets Help Hurricane Harvey Survivors By Taxing Them

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As Hurricane Harvey survivors struggle with the aftermath, the cleanup, with power outages and portable generators, reporters far away in comfortable offices in New York think they have a solution to their problems; a new carbon tax. We Don’t Deny Harvey, So Why Deny Climate Change? Nicholas Kristof SEPT. 2,…

New solar cell design is modeled after bugs eyes

Insect eyes inspire new solar cell design from Stanford Packing tiny solar cells together, like micro-lenses in the compound eye of an insect, could pave the way to a new generation of advanced photovoltaics, say Stanford University scientists. In a new study, the Stanford team used the insect-inspired design to protect a fragile photovoltaic material…