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How buildings can cut 80% of their carbon emissions by 2050

Increased generation of electricity from renewable sources, efficient energy use and management in buildings, and electrification of fuel-fired building technologies…

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Mexican start-up fights air pollution with artificial trees

The “BioUrban 2.0” air purification system is seen in Puebla, Mexico on August 7, 2019 Trees are one of the…

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Researchers use blockchain to drive electric-vehicle infrastructure

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers at the University of Waterloo have integrated the use of blockchain into energy systems, a…

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Europe has the untapped onshore capacity to meet global energy demand

An onshore wind farm. Credit: Onshore wind farm image courtesy of Envision Energy. Europe has the capacity to produce more…

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Growth of wind energy points to future challenges, promise

The growth in wind energy solutions, with larger, more efficient wind turbines over the decades. Credit: Fraunhofer IWES Advances in…

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Fast, not so furious? Europe wrestles with electric scooters

A man rides an electric scooter in Paris, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. The French government is meeting with people who’ve…

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Researchers create ‘ninth way of killing a battery’

Sandia National Laboratories engineers June Stanley and Chris Grosso demonstrate how the drop tower they built abuses batteries to understand…

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All major Chinese cities capable of generating solar power more cheaply than grid

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers with the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Mälardalen University and Tsinghua University…

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Researchers convert used car batteries into units that could power farms in the developing world

Credit: University of Warwick As part of a Circular Economy for electric vehicle battery systems, as the number of such…

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5 ways to shift consumers toward sustainable behavior

Insulating your home, sealing air leaks and turning the thermostat up in the summer and down in the winter can…

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