Claim: Scientists find the error source of a sea-ice model varies with the season

To address the issue of error source identification, Prof. Fei Zheng and his team from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, evaluated the sea-ice simulations…

MIT Technology Review Discusses Bypassing the US Senate on Climate Policy

MIT Technology Review are deeply disappointed Biden may not have the numbers to pass the Green New Deal, but they are confident his executive actions, combined with slipping green spending…

MIT: Five Grand Thermal Challenges to Decarbonise the Global Economy

What would it take to make renewable energy viable, and reduce emissions from industrial processes? MIT professors Asegun Henry, Ravi Prasher & Arun Majumdar describe five thermal challenges which must…

MIT engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air

The process could work on the gas at any concentrations, from power plant emissions to open air Massachusetts Institute of Technology A new way of removing carbon dioxide from a…

Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output

Method for collecting two electrons from each photon could break through theoretical solar-cell efficiency limit Massachusetts Institute of Technology CAMBRIDGE, MA — In any conventional silicon-based solar cell, there is…

Climate Action World War III++?

User Peter L writes: Some groups taking “climate action” into their own hands, be they activists or governments, could lead to a war and potentially a world war as others…

Researchers chart path to cheaper flexible solar cells

Public Release: 7-Feb-2019 Georgia Institute of Technology   There’s a lot to like about perovskite-based solar cells. They are simple and cheap to produce, offer flexibility that could unlock a…

Study: Much of the surface ocean will shift in color by end of 21st century

Climate-driven changes in phytoplankton communities will intensify the blue and green regions of the world’s oceans From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Climate change is causing significant changes to phytoplankton…

Finally, Fusion Power Is About to Become a Reality

A very optimistic story from Medium. It’s long so I’m posting only a small excerpt.~ctm   Long considered a joke, or a pipe dream, fusion is suddenly making enormous leaps…

'plug-and-play' CO2 Scrubbers

From MIT, while “plug-and-play” is cited, it’s just a paper. Getting the carbon out of emissions Proposed method could be more efficient than previous systems and easier to retrofit in…