This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
As clean energy and environmental protection look set to suffer under Trump’s budget cuts, at least the military will do its bit to reduce emissions.
At what may be the agency’s final summit, speakers and attendees argue that federal support for energy research is critical for job creation.
An unfavorable Trump budget and promises of “aggressive” regulation rollbacks could leave the agency a shadow of its former self.
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The company, backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, revised inflated assertions about its advanced reactor design after growing concerns prompted an MIT review.
A new Australian trial making use of spare solar storage and generation capacity will help match supply to demand.
The MIT professor who helped pioneer nanoscience and launched a new field of energy research.
And the rate of new wind installations looks primed for a surge in the next few years.
Industrialization, coal-fired power plants, and a lack of regulation mean the problem is just going to get worse, even as richer nations clean up their air.