Energy

Nissan Debuts EV In The Metaverse

By: Jonathan Hobbs

By Jonathan Hobbs The Nissan Sakura, the automaker’s first Kei car that runs entirely on electric power, had its first public showing at the company’s global headquarters in Japan before being unveiled virtually in the metaverse. It is possible to get a virtual feel for the Sakura by visiting the...

Eco-Crisis: Critical Climate Indicators Climb To Alarming Levels

By: Adriana Navarro

By Adriana Navarro Four key climate indicators set new records in 2021, underscoring the importance to curb emissions from human activity. The United Nations criticized “humanity’s failure to tackle climate disruption” despite sustainable technology being readily available for governments and cheaper to use than fossil fuels.” Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea-level...

New Tech Will Jolt The Battery Industry

By: Charles Epstein

By Charles Epstein The future of battery technology means new propulsion systems and power generators will become more energy-efficient, environmentally friendly and cheaper. The world’s largest battery makers are pursuing these goals in China, South Korea, Europe and the U.S. Developed nations are accelerating these non-carbon developments as they move from...

Climate Irony: Cleaner Air Linked To Increase In Atlantic Hurricanes 

By: Allison Finch

By Allison Finch Reducing air pollution has important health benefits — but it can also have an unusual impact on the environment. A new study from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), recently published in the journal Science Advances, examined how particulate air pollution, or aerosols, and climate change...

10 Top Technologies To Help Cool Cities

By: Naama Barak

By Naama Barak Cities worldwide are stiflingly hot: lack of shade, ACs spewing hot air on the sidewalks and no breeze make walking outside come August somewhat of a nightmare. And with urbanization, heat islands and global warming, things are likely to get worse. This is where technology can help....