German researchers have created POWERPASTE, a hydrogen fuel paste that could one day be used to fuel vehicles. The product is created from a magnesium base and would be stored in vehicles in the form of a cartridge.
The construction project, believed to be the biggest in Danish history, will link hundreds of wind turbines to deliver enough electricity for millions of households. Authorities hope to have the hub operable by 2033.
Airlines could save fuel and reduce emissions on transatlantic flights by hitching a better ride on the jet stream, new research has shown. This would reduce CO2 emissions across the winter period by 6.7 million kg.
Israeli startup StoreDot announced it had manufactured the first batteries that can be charged in just five minutes. They replace the graphite electrode in lithium-ion batteries with one made of semiconductor nanoparticles.
General Motors has committed to a fully-green slate of cars in future, promising to roll out only electric vehicles by 2035. The company also intends to be fully carbon neutral by 2040.
The Swedish city of Gothenburg is developing the world’s first large-scale zero-emissions city zone. If the initiative works as proposed, Gothenburg Green City Zone will implement 100% emission-free transport modes by 2030.
Within hours of becoming president, Joe Biden has moved to recommit the United States to the Paris Agreement — the internationally binding treaty to combat climate change.
On the 18th of December, 2020 the wintry weather set a record in Britain as more than 40% of that day’s electricity was generated on wind farms. Less than one-fifth of the day’s electricity came from coal plants and gas.
Massachusetts state administrators note that cars are major contributors to carbon pollution, and any plan to achieve net-zero emissions must include the eradication of fossil fuel-powered automobiles.