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Asteroid mining might actually be better for the environment
Construction using concrete reinforced with renewable materials
A new cermet that could provide a better heat exchange for solar power plants
Tesla aims for new neural net computer in production in 6 months, results in 500‑2000% increase in ops/sec, says Elon Musk
Printable solar materials could soon turn many parts of a house into solar panels
Independent solar power could offer reliable electricity to sub-saharan Africa
Geoengineering will happen, China controlling rain across Tibet
Mercedes-Benz breaks ground on new battery factory for electric vehicles in the US
Automation doesn’t always mean job cuts
Company that sucks CO2 from air announces a new methane-producing plant
Mechanical engineers develop ways to improve windfarm productivity
Wide-scale US wind power could cause significant warming
Flowing salt water over this super-hydrophobic surface can generate electricity
Quantum machine learning is a big leap away, at least for now
New fuel cell concept brings biological design to better electricity generation
Model helps robots navigate more like humans do
Artificial enzymes convert solar energy into hydrogen gas
Solar on water, robots, and 2-sided panels, oh my: solar tech’s near future
Replacing fertilizer with plant probiotics could slash greenhouse gases
Winners, losers and the low-cost energy future
Researchers discover how to slow aging
Gold nanoclusters turn bacteria into photosynthetic machines
Scientists develop smart technology for synchronized 3D printing of concrete
Helion Energy got funding for possible breakeven fusion device this year
Said ITER would cost $45+ billion more and DOE agrees
Safe, efficient self-driving cars could block walkable, livable communities
Fully driverless Waymo taxis are due out this year, alarming critics
The World Bank and tech companies want to use AI to predict famine
Commonwealth Fusion stronger magnet tokomak gets billionaire funding
What Happened To Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles?
SEC settles charges with Tesla’s Elon Musk, will remain as CEO but relinquish chairman role and pay stiff fine
Perovskite solar cells leap toward commercialization
Tesla without Musk at the wheel? That’s what the SEC wants
Shake, rattle, and roll to high efficiency photovoltaics
Device that integrates solar cell and battery could store electricity outside the grid
Zinc-air batteries provide power in remote areas
Why trackless trams are ready to replace light rail
A nuclear startup will fold after failing to deliver reactors that run on spent fuel
Implant helps paralysed man walk again
The Truth about Hydrogen
Screen-printed, large-area nPERT solar cells surpass 23 percent efficiency
Tesla’s massive Powerpack battery in Australia cost $66 million and already made up to ~$17 million
Wind Power costs at 2 cents per kilowatt hour
6 Charts Showing the Renewables Threat to Natural Gas
This New Space Tech Could Someday Replace A/C
Quick and not-so-dirty: A rapid nano-filter for clean water
Interview with Apollo Ventures which funds anti-aging companies
More than ever, our clothes are made of plastic. Just washing them can pollute the oceans
Changes are needed to fund US water infrastructure
Generative Design in Architecture and Construction Will Pave the Way to Productivity
Future robo-taxis could charge themselves and help balance the electric grid
Germany rolls out world’s first hydrogen train
3D electron microscopy uncovers the complex guts of desalination membranes
Japan eager to be on board vertical-takeoff ‘flying cars’
Giving environmental water to drought-stricken farmers sounds straightforward, but it’s a bad idea
Designing smarter cities using computer game thinking
Lucid Motors closes $1 billion deal with Saudi Arabia to fund electric car production
Predicting flood risk better
Bike-path made from recycled plastic opens in the Netherlands
A Look At Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure In 2018
WASP releases “infinity 3D printer” for construction
Lego-style solar panels to smash energy bills
Soon your doctor will be able to wirelessly track your health—even through walls
A new dimension for batteries
Virtual Reality Simulation
Why it’s so hard to reach an international agreement on killer robots
Digital government isn’t working in the developing world: Here’s why
Prompting people to listen to each other reduces inequality and improves group performance
New high-capacity sodium-ion could replace lithium in rechargeable batteries
Solid-state battery startup secures backing from several automakers as it claims breakthrough for electric vehicles
Using 82 Terawatts of solar and wind to Green the Sahara as a side effect would cost at least $82 trillion
Study shows medical cannabis effective in treating a wide range of health conditions
When anti-waste campaigns backfire
Where to place a rainwater harvesting system
World’s largest offshore wind farm Walney Extension swings into action for energy
MIT’s DON the robot is a master of dexterity
AI will create $13 trillion in value by 2030
HP’s Metal Jet could be a huge leap for commercial 3D printing
Photoelectrode that can harvest 85 percent of visible light
First truly black solar modules roll off industrial production line
AI speeds up climate computations
Laser-powered-drones may beat endurance hurdles
Volvo’s 360c concept car is a fully autonomous bedroom on wheels
Robots on the Rise: 5 Examples of Innovations in Industrial Robotics
Globally, 1.4 billion adults at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity
Can sustainable development co-exist with current economic growth?
Lab-grown meat could cut emissions 96%
Misinterpretation of Climate Data Comes Down to Political Loyalty
Cable cars could ease Australian traffic woes
Denver’s inequities in park access traced to segregation, funding policies
Our Deepest Fear
New tests identify contaminated drinking water in minutes, not weeks
Study identifies distinct groups interested in types of electric vehicles
Manmade mangroves could get to the ‘root’ of the problem for threats to coastal areas
The big idea that could make democratic socialism a reality
Serendipitous discovery may lead to eco-friendly lubricant
China and Russia looking at 27 floating nuclear reactors but ThorCon and Indonesia could scale to 100 per year
Physicists race to demystify Einstein’s ‘spooky’ science
This bright blue dye is found in fabric. Could it also power batteries?
This New Supplement Could Change the Way You Age
Tidal energy turbine company is showing good results
The Pentagon Wants AI to Take Over the Scientific Process
Waymo takes a tiny step into China
Pushing the plasma density limit
Turning agriculture waste into new industries
Scientists deliver a longer-lasting lithium-oxygen battery
New Telomere Length Results — A 2018 Update
Japan teams up with Uber, Boeing, and Airbus to deploy flying cars within a decade
Google’s Plan for Toronto Takes Shape as Privacy Questions Persist
‘Trash is gold’ as Benin community turns waste into biogas
Ecosystems are getting greener in the Arctic
Researchers are developing fast-charging solid-state batteries
New study identifies strategies in US climate litigation
Beijing Enjoys the Bluest Skies in a Decade
Strange Lakes Are Speeding Up Arctic Permafrost Melt, And That’s Really Bad News
6 Flying Cars That You Might Actually be Able to Own (And Fly) in Your Lifetime
Ethiopia opens plant to turn waste into energy
Workhorse brings an electric pickup truck, helicopter to Manhattan
Stacking concrete blocks is a surprisingly efficient way to store energy
Making aquafeed more sustainable: Scientists develop feeds using a marine microalga co-product
How AI can bring on a second Industrial Revolution | Kevin Kelly
Aubrey de Grey — We Will End Aging
From pine cones to an adaptive shading system
Global study shows environmentally friendly farming can increase productivity
The plastic waste crisis is an opportunity for the U.S. to get serious about recycling at home
Global Renewable power spending has been virtually flat for seven years and most countries will need expensive grid upgrades to handle more solar and wind
Human wastewater valuable to global agriculture, economics, study finds
A way to get green revolution crops to be productive without needing so much nitrogen
Smart consumption management system for energy-efficient industrial companies
Liquid battery could lead to flexible energy storage
European aquaculture to benefit from a better quality of live feed
State-of-the-art solar panel recycling plant
U.S. $23 trillion will be lost if temperatures rise four degrees by 2100
Indonesia earthquake—how scrap tyres could stop buildings collapsing
New water-splitting technology brings clean hydrogen fuel one step closer
How to conserve half the planet without going hungry
Renewable Energy Could Basically Be Free by 2030, According to New Analysis
California water managers vary in use of climate science
From office windows to Mars: Scientists debut super-insulating gel
The fastest-sinking city in the world
Bayer shares plunge after Monsanto cancer ruling
Biomimetic micro/nanoscale fiber reinforced composites
Flat-pack homes and profit-sharing retrofits are making sustainable housing affordable
North American diets require more land than we have, study says
Anthropocene vs Meghalayan—why geologists are fighting over whether humans are a force of nature
The potential impact of electric vehicles on global energy systems
Tesla’s production problems extend to its solar roof business, too
Farmers are drawing groundwater from the giant Ogallala Aquifer faster than nature replaces it
Let slow-growth forests recover before logging once more
How many people make a good city? It’s not the size that matters, but how you use it
124,000 electric and PHEV cars from VW, Audi and Porsche could be recalled due to poisonous cadmium
You Think The Tesla Model 3 Supercharges Fast Now? Just Wait …
Ammonia synthesis—the greatest innovation of the 20th century
Europe bakes again in near-record temperatures
Here’s how many times you actually need to reuse your shopping bags
Building the backbone of a smarter smart home
New system allows rapid response to heart attacks, limits cardiac damage
Designed features can make cities safer, but getting it wrong can be plain frightening
Building a better brain
New approach to super slippery packaging aims to cut down on food waste
Scientists present concept for the elimination of traffic jams
Egyptian Solar and Wind Farms Are So Impressive, Aliens Have to Be Involved
International report confirms 2017 was one of three warmest years on record
Miracle in Midtown: Tiny House May Be Answer to a Global Crisis
Even Alphabet is having trouble reinventing smart cities
Heatwave deaths will rise steadily by 2080 as globe warms up
Small amounts of pharmaceuticals found in north central Pa. rural well water
Neil deGrasse Tyson scolds cherry picking climate science
Teenager Finds Classical Alternative to Quantum Recommendation Algorithm
Laser-blasted graphene boosts capacity of sodium-ion batteries
Yes, humans are depleting Earth’s resources, but ‘footprint’ estimates don’t tell the full story
Coordinated ocean energy efforts herald a new industrial sector
Designing a ‘solar tarp,’ a foldable, packable way to generate power from the sun
Tomato, ToMacco: Farmers are elevating their crops with vertical farming
Breakthrough could triple the energy collected by solar to 60% efficiency
Cost of flood losses in Maritimes could increase
Deglacial changes in western Atlantic Ocean circulation
New class of materials could be used to make batteries that charge faster
Tesla, others help Puerto Ricans go solar amid power turmoil
How to turn the waste crisis into a design opportunity
Chicken plastic and wine leather – giving waste new life
Novel membrane advances low-cost, grid-scale energy storage
Ocean acidification a challenge for science, governments & communities
Artificial intelligence saves water for water users associations
Team lands new efficiency breakthrough for emerging solar cell material
Search engine for ‘smart wood’
Material formed from crab shells and trees could replace flexible plastic packaging
Moltex molten salt reactor being built in New Brunswick Canada
Beets and carrots could lead to stronger and greener buildings
Team suggests a way to protect autonomous grids from potentially crippling GPS spoofing attacks
Safe solid-state lithium batteries herald ‘paradigm shift’ in energy storage
Human influence detected in changing seasons
Cloud brightening, ‘sun shields’ to save Barrier Reef
Akka pod with detachable wings would integrate aviation with public transit
Scientists Discover How To Stabilize Plasma In Fusion Reactors
New study puts a figure on sea-level rise following Antarctic ice shelves’ collapse
From picking to pollinating, agribots are pushing farming into the future
More Energy Storage Looming For Wind Power
Urbanization and changes to climate could pack a one-two punch for watersheds in the future, study finds
Ionic materials could achieve 50% higher energy density while costing less than $100 per kwh
Four ways the electric system can better integrate microgrids
Drug boosts immune system in elderly people
Room temperature superconductivity evidence with graphene in contact with alkanes
These anti-aging pills look like they’re actually working
Cooling buildings worldwide
Science fiction becomes science fact as researchers create liquid metal heartbeat
Harnessing natural gas to harvest water from the air might solve two big problems at once
Turbo inductor cogeneration with MSR nuclear can economically replace oil
Global quadrupling of cooling appliances to 14 billion by 2050
Generating electrical power from waste heat
Blue Frontiers creating 300 residence seastead funded with their own cryptocurrency
A Double First in China for Advanced Nuclear Reactors
High-power thermoelectric generator utilizes thermal difference of only 5C
New world record for direct solar water-splitting efficiency
A voltage breakthrough with perovskite solar cells to edge closer to commercialization
Bacteria-powered solar cell converts light to energy, even under overcast skies
We know ocean plastic is a problem. We can’t fix it until we answer these 5 questions
Scale of China’s dirty and deadly air and water problems means both nuclear and renewables are needed
Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils at restaurants, bars
Battery Fueled by Iron and Water Could Transform the Power Grid
AI on Track to Achieving Superintelligence?
Faraday Future gets a $2 billion lifeline to build expensive crossover
The Single Greatest Economic Myth
Future of Construction VS Construction of Future
How AI can bring on a second Industrial Revolution
Electric vehicles are gaining momentum, despite Trump
Ocasio-Cortez’s climate plan is the only one that matches scientific consensus on the environment
Kroger to test grocery deliveries with driverless cars
How your brain decides between knowledge and ignorance
Wendelstein 7-X achieves world record for fusion product
National Defense in Jeopardy: Rising Seas Put These Military Bases at Risk of Destruction
Volvo is making a true ‘Autopilot’ that’ll let you eat, sleep, or watch movies – coming in 3 years
Australian cities are lagging behind in greening up their buildings
Low-cost plastic sensors could monitor a range of health conditions
Water use across the US declines to levels not seen since 1970
How to Solve the Housing Crisis
Sodium- and potassium-based batteries could be key for smart grid of the future
Around the world, people have surprisingly modest notions of the ‘ideal’ life
Is Reliable Energy Storage On The Horizon?
Waymo, Uber, Ford, and others are joining forces to explore the ‘human impact’ of self-driving cars
California lawmakers debate creating regional electric grid
Why a minor change to how EPA makes rules could radically reduce environmental protection
Promising new material has the right properties to capture solar energy, split water into hydrogen and oxygen
How microgrids could boost resilience in New Orleans
Are solar panels a middle-class purchase? This survey says yes
Starch can replace normal plastic in food packaging
This Innovative Technology Harvests Water from Cooling Towers
Wastewater treatment plants are key route into UK rivers for microplastics
How traffic signals favour cars and discourage walking
A new system optimises electric transmission from offshore wind farms
In desert trials, next-generation water harvester delivers fresh water from air
Tesla’s version 9 software update is coming in August with first ‘full self-driving features’, says Elon Musk
Solar Cell Breakthrough Could Make Panels Far More Efficient, Study Says
How Buildings of the Future Will Conserve Water
Why chronic floods are coming to New Jersey
Wi-Fi in the road? Kansas City tech start-up is wiring pavement for safety — and fun
Dandelion wants to play a role in home geothermal
Engineers design new solid polymer electrolyte, paving way for safer, smaller batteries and fuel cells
Europe is building more wind and solar — without any subsidies
Better, faster, stronger: Building batteries that don’t go boom
The EU Is Planning a Ban on Single-Use Plastic Products
Self-Driving Cars Have a Big Problem: Americans Don’t Trust Them
Atomic-scale manufacturing now a reality
Urban food from vertical farming
Single-system solar tech cuts clean energy costs in half
New robots set to transform farming
As more solar and wind come onto the grid, prices go down but new questions come up
Novel organ-on-chip platform for drug screening
Dealerships trash talk electric cars: study
Newly discovered copper and graphite combo could lead to more efficient lithium-ion batteries
Advanced biofuels can be produced extremely efficiently
Loss of marine habitats is threatening the global fishing industry – new research
Wind and solar are coming. Grid managers need to get ready
Only 1 pct of Japan’s biggest coral reef healthy: survey
World-class battery storage system helps to power country town
Can we get 100 percent of our energy from renewable sources?
What happens to small towns whose water becomes big business for bottled brands?
Two cool: A pair of patents filed on breakthrough materials for next-gen refrigerators
Plastics are ubiquitous in the deep ocean — even in the Mariana Trench
Elon Musk Details Incredible Hyperloop Plan to Connect With SpaceX Launches
A green approach to making ammonia could help feed the world
Almost everything you know about e-waste is wrong
Is bigger really better?
Elon Musk says LA-area test tunnel almost complete (Update)
If we can’t recycle it, why not turn our waste plastic into fuel?
Eco-friendly water treatment works best with experienced bacterial flora
Booming cities, unintended consequences
Touring the Transhuman House, Sustainable Technologies and our Future
Uber shows off its vision for future ‘flying taxi’
A stealthy Harvard startup wants to reverse aging in dogs, and humans could be next
Sun protection without blinds
America’s water infrastructure is failing—but here’s how we could start to fix it
Computer-controlled ‘greenhouses’ in kitchens grow fresher, healthier produce
California to require solar panels on most new homes
Watch the SureFly two-person hybrid-electric copter make its maiden hover
The real-world potential and limitations of artificial intelligence
Natural gas prices, not ‘war on coal,’ were key to coal power decline
Membrane can better treat wastewater, recover valuable resources
Are public objections to wind farms overblown?
Can Humans Survive a Faster Future?
Dense urbanism is great for downtowns. But what about suburbs?
Why public spaces in European cities are becoming homogenized
Transparent Aluminum
Researchers develop water-based battery to store solar and wind energy
Twin spacecraft to weigh in on Earth’s changing water
How to make solar hydrogen year round
To create safer cities for everyone, we need to avoid security that threatens
Most microplastic harm done at lowest levels of food web, according to analysis
Futurist Gray Scott
Humanity’s ‘Final Institute’ (Part 1)
New materials for sustainable, low-cost batteries
Poor countries can increase food production
Is Finland Ending Universal Basic Income? No, Not Exactly
Can fish school cars in how to drive together?
How much does infrastructure boost an economy?
Many low-lying atoll islands could be uninhabitable
Noninvasive spinal stimulation method enables paralyzed people to regain use of hands, study finds
Balancing nuclear and renewable energy
Organic solar cells reach record efficiency, benchmark for commercialization
Organic agriculture is going mainstream, but not the way you think it is
Joining metals without welding
AI for Earth
New research could literally squeeze more power out of solar cells
Drought returns to huge swaths of US, fueling fears of a thirsty future
Model suggests well-designed subsidies can help farmers and give consumers better food choices
Hurricane Harvey: Research shows most fatalities occurred outside flood zones
Full of hot air and proud of it
Scalable manufacturing process spools out strips of graphene for use in ultrathin membranes
China fights big smog with big air purifier
Team develops sodium ion batteries using copper sulfide
Psst! A whispering gallery for light boosts solar cells
Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question
Digital Financial Services for the world’s poor can be accelerated with Blockchain
Non-profit’s $300 hepatitis C cure as effective as $84,000 alternative
Researchers find combination for small data storage and tinier computers
Using an algorithm to reduce energy bills—rain or shine
Turbulent Hydro in 2 Minutes
Why the fuss about nurdles?
Robust and inexpensive catalysts for hydrogen production
Energy injustice? Cost, availability of energy-efficient lightbulbs vary with poverty levels
Harnessing ‘Rashba spin-Seebeck effect’ phenomenon will enable commercial devices to turn waste heat into electricity
Skytran magnetic levitation personal pod transportation gets $32.5 million in funding
Cost efficient ET3 Vacuum tube trains will be better than Hyperloop, cars, trains and planes
What If the AI Revolution Is Neither Utopia nor Apocalypse, but Something in Between?
Of Hives, Ethics, Morals, and the Singularity
Putting the ‘smart’ in manufacturing
5 Big Disruptive Trends to Watch in the Coming Decade
Sodium-ion battery packs a punch
Researchers developing renewable energy approach for producing ammonia
Double perovskites in environmentally friendly solar cells
US Power Sector Carbon Intensity drops below 1,000 lb/MWh for lowest emissions intensity on record
Five key lessons other cities can learn from Cape Town’s water crisis
Research overcomes major technical obstacles in magnesium-metal batteries
Our legacy of liveable cities won’t last without a visionary response to growth
Study reveals more than 100 tiny plastics in every meal
Telematics technology steering toward smarter EU roads
Novel Hydrogel-Based Solar Vapor Generator Yields Clean Drinking Water
Water purification breakthrough uses sunlight and ‘hydrogels’
Elon Musk and Peter Diamandis
Path to a booming Australian solar thermal energy market
Oil to solar: Saudis push to be renewable energy powerhouse
Zipline’s Bigger, Faster Drones Will Deliver Blood in the United States This Year
From the quantum level to the car battery
Robot designed to defend factories against cyberthreats
DNA tests for IQ are coming, but it might not be smart to take one
Scientists invent cheaper and greener wastewater treatment
An app that lets you create 3D paintings in AR and leave them in the real world for people to find
The Wild New Materials of the Future Will Be Discovered With AI
Understanding how society will change as we move to renewable energy sources
Scientists build army of metal-organic nanoflowers to treat cancer
Scientists mix the unmixable to create ‘shocking’ nanoparticles
All visa applicants will have to disclose social media accounts after new proposal
Sana Labs is showing how Artificial Intelligence will Disrupt Education