Does humanity’s tightening grip on the fate of nature portend new sources of global conflict?
Crops that aid humanitarian causes may soften opposition to genetic modification, says Mark Lynas.
Electric vehicle range drops in cold weather, and technological solutions are years away.
SolarCity’s new battery system might help solar become a significant source of electricity.
New catalysts turn carbon dioxide into fuels faster and more efficiently.
Using plastic to absorb light could lower the cost of solar power.
An Icelandic company figures out how to make methanol from waste carbon dioxide, but the economics may not work without a nearby volcano.
Lithium-ion batteries have risks, but they can be managed to prevent fires in EVs.
New inks and tools allow 3-D printing of lithium-ion technology.
SolidEnergy says its new battery materials store more energy and won’t catch fire.