Environment

11.22.16
Tesla runs an entire island on solar power
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Tesla runs an entire island on solar power

Its grid on Ta'u shows that you can eliminate conventional energy... in the right situations.

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11.19.16
Watch the US launch a next-gen weather satellite at 5:10PM ET
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Watch the US launch a next-gen weather satellite at 5:10PM ET

GOES-R should usher in a new era of live weather and climate tracking.

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11.16.16
Researchers find a new way to convert heat into electricity
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Researchers find a new way to convert heat into electricity

Power plants may be able to reclaim more power from heat waste in the future.

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11.14.16
Worldwide carbon emissions were flat for third year in a row
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Worldwide carbon emissions were flat for third year in a row

The Global Carbon Project saw no growth in CO2 emissions this year, but we'll have to work hard to keep it that way.

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11.14.16
Climate change temperature hikes could be worse than thought
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Climate change temperature hikes could be worse than thought

The planet appears more sensitive to greenhouse gases when it's warmer.

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11.09.16
Planet Earth might be the biggest loser under President Trump
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Planet Earth might be the biggest loser under President Trump

With regulations repealed, agencies de-fanged and international agreements torn up, the environment will pay the price.

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