Sustainable Energy

Can we sustainably provide food, water, and energy to a growing population during a climate crisis?

Sustainable Energy

Bill Gates has added a geothermal startup to his clean energy fund’s first bets

The $1 billion Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund is also pouring money into geothermal, grid storage, biofuels and more.

Sustainable Energy

A new way to make steel could cut 5% of CO2 emissions at a stroke

Boston Metal has developed technology to electrify steelmaking, and a pending funding round will kick-start a large demonstration project.

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Curbing emissions isn’t enough—we need emergency solutions for climate change

Top energy scientist Daniel Schrag says we have to adapt and innovate, because we’re already signed up for centuries of higher global temperatures.

Photo of Daniel Shrag speaking at EmTech 2018
Sustainable Energy

Why lithium-ion may rule batteries for a long time to come

Materials scientist Gerd Ceder is overseeing a research effort to extend the capabilities of the dominant form of energy storage, using a new class of compounds.


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