Energy

Mega solar farms could make it rain in deserts
A new study suggests that gigantic solar farms could be used to create “heat islands” that make rain locally.
Google AI is searching the world for methane leaks from space
Google will provide computing resources to MethaneSAT, a project to identify climate-harming methane leaks from space.
How electron beams could jumpstart the nuclear industry
Electron beam welding could accelerate manufacturing of small modular reactors, helping make nuclear power a part of our clean energy future.
Batteries made from recycled metal coming to US
New MIT tech could help the world’s biggest polluters clean up their emissions
This startup’s tech turns CO2 into seashell dust
This “living material” self-destructs and cleans up polluted water
MIT students develop energy “mini-grid” software for remote & mountainous areas
Termite mounds inspire climate-friendly air conditioning
Reduction in air pollution may be accelerating ocean warming
Can we burn metal for heat, instead of fossil fuels?
Google-backed startup sets two world records in geothermal power
Hard Reset Podcast: Heliogen | Episode #3