Liquid Fuels from Sunshine

What if it were possible to use the carbon dioxide from emissions and turn it into actual fuel? This intriguing option is now closer to reality with the discovery of new techniques that make artificial photosynthesis much more efficient. Many, many investigators have contributed over the years to the development…

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Green streets are the way to go

Not only are green roofs and walls pretty to look at, more and more studies are finding that they’re incredibly useful in the dual fight against climate change and pollution. A green wall at the CaixaForum museum and culture centre in Madrid. Photograph: Alamy Green roofs and walls, which take…

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Will Carbon Capture and Storage Ever Work?

Is carbon dioxide removal and sequestration the answer to our climate change problems, and if so, can it be done cost effectively? The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine is looking into another controversial tactic to fight climate change. Scientists are concerned about the unintended consequences of nurturing ecosystems…

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A New Kind of Car Guide

Are you looking for a new low-emissions vehicle? Then you’ll probably be interested in Climate Central’s climate-friendly car guide, which evaluates the most efficient vehicle for you based not only on the vehicle’s consumption, but how green the energy used to fuel it is in your particular location (if you…

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