Solar panels in Sahara could boost renewable energy but damage the global climate – here’s why

While the black surfaces of solar panels absorb most of the sunlight that reaches them, only a fraction (around 15%) of that incoming energy gets converted to electricity. The rest…

Desert tortoise gets fast-tracked to the curb

This cute desert tortoise enjoying the sun and flowers needs to move in order to make way for a new kind of flora in the Mojave desert:  very environmentally friendly…