Discovery of ‘knock-on chemistry’ opens new frontier in reaction dynamics

“Now, with the ability to observe the reagents and the products at the molecular level, one can see precisely how the reagents approach and subsequently how the products separate,” Polanyi…

California Releases Report Charting Path to 100 Percent Clean Electricity

Twitter thread from the California Energy Commission ⚡️#CalEnergy, @californiapuc, & @AirResources today released the first joint agency report examining how the state’s electricity system can become carbon-free by 2045. Read…

New Guinea Covid Surge Alarms Aussie Health Authorities

New Guinea, a large island nation which is separated from Australia by a narrow sea channel, is experiencing a surge in severe Covid cases, prompting alarm from Australian health authorities.

The social costs of carbon cancelation

The SCC enables agencies and their allies to attach any price they wish to every conceivable cost of using fossil fuels: hotter and colder, wetter and drier climate and weather;…

Clouds From Both Sides Now

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Clouds are said to be the largest uncertainty in climate models, and I can believe that. Their representation in the models is highly parameterized, each…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #446

“The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are men of ideas and free minds.” Isaiah Berlin — Naturalized British philosopher