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World is embracing clean energy, professor says

Renewable, energy efficient and flexible electricity sources are being adopted by policy makers and investors across the globe and this is sign of optimism in the battle against climate change, a University of Exeter energy ...

Satellites find sustainable energy in cities

Underground heat islands in cities have an enormous geothermal potential. Warm groundwater can be used to produce sustainable energy for heating and cooling. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have now ...

Study identifies, characterizes lipid accumulation pathways

With the increasing emphasis on sustainable energy sources, biofuels derived from animal or plant lipids—oils and fats—have been proposed as a promising substitute for fossil fuels. In particular, the yeast species Yarrowia ...

New step towards producing cheap and efficient renewable fuels

A significant advance has been made in the potential to produce renewable fuels from excess atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), with the discovery of a cheap and efficient catalyst with which to carry out this process.

California adopts ambitious climate change bill

The governor of California on Wednesday signed an ambitious climate change bill that aims to increase the use of renewable electricity and make buildings more energy efficient.

Branson outlines world powered by wind, solar power

Entrepreneur Richard Branson outlined a vision of the world powered by renewable energy and said it would be "pretty dreadful" if a forthcoming UN climate summit is not a success.

Designing bespoke nanomaterials for energy applications

anomaterials have the potential to play a central role in solving many of today's biggest sustainability issues, whether it's developing more efficient renewable energy technologies, removing pollutants from the air and water, ...

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