climate change

US Invests $1.2 Billion in Carbon Capture Plants to Suck Tons of CO2 From the Air

Posted in Science on 29th Aug, 2023
by Alex Muller

The hope is that building facilities at a much larger scale than shown in previous demonstrations will help prove the feasibility of the technology and cut costs.

Oxford Scientists Confirm Vegan Diet Is Massively Better For Planet

Posted in Science on 24th Jul, 2023
by Alex Muller

In the UK, meat eating declined over the decade to 2018, but in order to meet environmental targets the National Food Strategy and the UK's Climate Change Committee recommend an additional 30%-35% reduction.

Climate Change Puts Greenland's Ice Sheet At Risk

Posted in Science on 23rd Jul, 2023
by Alex Muller

A less icy and greener Greenland indicates that the ice sheet is not necessarily as stable as it appears.

PTN exclusive interview with "Nano-Diamond Battery" One of the most amazing and transformative energy startups we have ever seen.

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Hardware, Interviews, Science on 20th Mar, 2023
by Alex Muller

By taking Radioisotopes, locking them into a sealed nanostructure, and transforming the radioactive decay into electrical energy, this amazing start-up is building an abundant power source for a very wide range of use cases.

Our Future on a Reforested Planet: How the World Will Look if We Plant a Trillion Trees

Posted in Science on 19th Mar, 2023
by Alex Muller

By using automation, the reforesting effort can be scaled up to levels that have never been seen before in history.