As battery makers race to keep up with demand, a quick and inexpensive step can save money and time in development.
Energy & Environment
Resistance is not futile: Predicting how changes in production, materials impact EV battery life
Energy from waste: $6.8 million for cow-inspired biodigesters
University of Michigan leads a collaboration of academic, municipal and private institutions to advance a renewable methane ecosystem.
$1.8M to develop room temperature, controllable quantum nanomaterials
The project could pave the way for compact quantum computing and communications as well as efficient UV lamps for sterilization and air purification.
Video: 100% renewable diesel cars can reduce carbon emissions while waiting for electric vehicles
Researchers estimate that there was an 80% carbon footprint reduction when using renewable hydrocarbon biofuels instead of traditional petroleum-sourced fuels
Solar cells with 30-year lifetimes for power-generating windows
High-efficiency but fragile molecules for converting light to electricity thrive with a little protection.
Opinion: After a summer of weather horrors, adapting to climate change is an imperative
In a perspective piece for Washington Post, Richard Rood says response to climate change requires an adaption mindset in addition to mitigation efforts.