climate change

PTN Interviews the MIT 'Space Bubbles' Geoengineering project

Posted in Interviews, Science on 28th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

Many People are becoming more concerned with the growing issue of climate change, and there are many proposals as to how to deal with climate destabilisation. One of the projects focuses on Using Bubbles in space to reduce light from the sun, with the intention of protecting the Earth from too much warming. Here is our interview:

Global CO2 emissions grew by less than a percent this year thanks to renewables

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 27th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

"Even though the energy crisis sparked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine has propped up global coal demand in 2022 by making natural gas far more expensive, the relatively small increase in coal emissions has been considerably outweighed by the expansion of renewables."

All-In-One Solar Tower Produces Jet Fuel From CO2, Water And Sunlight

Posted in Hardware, Science on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The solar tower fuel plant described here represents a viable pathway to global-scale implementation of solar fuel production.

The World's Largest Direct Air Capture Plant Is Now Pulling CO2 From The Air In

Posted in Science on 13th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

A plant about four times as large as the Zurich facility has started operating in Iceland, joining 15 other direct air capture plants that currently operate worldwide.

Rain on Greenland Summit is a First

Posted in Science on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

Rain fell on the highest part of Greenland ice sheet last week for the first time on record.