Researchers imagined what would happen if bioenergy crops grew where livestock once roamed. Their findings are striking.
A simple new refinery method separates the components of complex plant matter for processing into economically viable, carbon-neutral biofuels and chemicals.
Community and climate are both important considerations but they don’t always align.
The team found that a mix of established and rookie technologies could cut 85% of emissions from sectors ranging from steel and cement production to chemical manufacturing.
Researchers tried out alternate ways of framing the need for climate-friendly investment to a group of veteran financial professionals. Only optimism moved the needle.
Engineers have shaped a motion energy harvester into synthetic leaves that they say could one day be developed into energy-harvesting artificial trees.