How much energy storage costs must fall to reach renewable energy’s full potential

Cell Press The cost of energy storage will be critical in determining how much renewable energy can contribute to the decarbonization of electricity. But how far must energy storage costs…

Persistent plume

Analysis of massive 2017 cloud of wildfire smoke will help calibrate climate models, including modeling of nuclear winter, geoengineering University of Colorado at Boulder Thunderstorms generated by a group of…

Germany Considers a 19% Meat Tax to Combat Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Anyone here believe that global warming zealots want to stop at 19%? Germany may introduce ‘meat tax’ to protect the environment Currently meat has reduced…

Ten Causes of Warming: The Layperson’s Checklist

Guest post by Jim Steele What’s Natural? All temperatures are not created equally. Rising temperatures have many causes. Good science demands we explore alternative hypotheses before reaching any conclusions. Below…

Guardian: The Deep South has Pervasive Climate Deniers and Environmental Racists

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Guardian contributor Megan Mayhew Bergman has written a series of columns about why she thinks Southerners don’t get the climate crisis. What I learned writing…

How NASA Will Protect Astronauts From Space Radiation at the Moon

From NASA August 1972, as NASA scientist Ian Richardson remembers it, was hot. In Surrey, England, where he grew up, the fields were brown and dry, and people tried to…