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Fly less? Go vegan? How people can take climate action

Individuals along with economy-wide efficiencies can make a major difference in the drive to avert the worst of global warming, UN climate experts say, estimating that sharp cuts to demand for energy-guzzling services could ...

Achieving climate goals will require transformational changes

The third and final installment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC's) Sixth Assessment Report calls for aggressive and comprehensive actions if we are to achieve net zero emissions by mid-century. It ...

Commercial interests hamper climate work in shipping

Instead of prioritizing energy-efficient, sustainable sea transport, the focus is often on satisfying commercial interests when planning shipping routes. This has been shown by research at the University of Gothenburg, published ...

Making physics instruction more equitable

More equitable approaches to physics instruction are necessary, because the field has recognized many ways in which traditional approaches to instruction are inadequate for students of color or women. Part of this issue stems ...

Record efficiencies in thin film photovoltaic cells

Silicon solar cells have proven to be a top photovoltaic technology, as they use earth abundant raw materials (i.e. Si) and perform with high efficiency. However, they are based on thick, rigid and heavy wafers and can therefore ...

Researchers fabricate large-area sky-blue PeLEDs

The research group led by Prof. Xiao Zhengguo from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences prepared large-area and efficient sky-blue perovskite light-emitting diodes (PeLEDs) ...

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