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Organic photovoltaics on steel

Research alliance to investigate the incorporation of organic photovoltaics into flat steel products for use in the construction industry.

Nov 29th, 2012

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ARPA-E awards $130 million for 66 transformational energy technology projects

ARPA-E seeks out transformational, breakthrough technologies that show fundamental technical promise but are too early for private-sector investment. These projects have the potential to produce game-changing breakthroughs in energy technology, form the foundation for entirely new industries, and have large commercial impacts

Nov 28th, 2012

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Projected sea-level rise may be underestimated

The rate of sea-level rise in the past decades is greater than projected by the latest assessments of the IPCC, while global temperature increases in good agreement with its best estimates. This is shown by a new study.

Nov 28th, 2012

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A milestone along the way to CO2 free power plants

The 'carbonate-looping' method for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2), which has been researched at TU Darmstadt could reduce power-plant CO2 emissions by more than 90 %, while utilizing less energy and incurring less expense than former approaches.

Nov 28th, 2012

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4-degrees briefing for the World Bank: The risks of a future without climate policy

Humankind's emissions of greenhouse gases are breaking new records every year. Hence we're on a path towards 4-degree global warming probably as soon as by the end of this century. This would mean a world of risks beyond the experience of our civilization - including heat waves, especially in the tropics, a sea-level rise affecting hundreds of millions of people, and regional yield failures impacting global food security.

Nov 27th, 2012

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