Earth & Energy

As humanity’s impact on the biosphere becomes increasingly profound, the focus on alternative forms of energy intensifies. Simultaneously, scientists and innovators are working to engineer Earth’s weather and modify the environment to recreate the biosphere in a planned, precise way. We’ll follow the cutting-edge research that is leading us into the next age of energy and scrutinize the impact that humanity is having on our Pale Blue Dot.

Watch Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Explain Quantum Computing in 60 Seconds

Justin Trudeau just gave a sarcastic reporter a quick lesson in how quantum computers actually work.

January 19, 2017

US Government is Funding Research to Make Nu'clear Energy Environment-Friendly

The Department of Energy announced that it is releasing $82 million to fund research and develop nuclear energy into a climate change-compliant energy source.

September 28, 2016

Genetically Enhanced Bacteria Could Transform Wastewater Into Electricity

A Vancouver high school student is working on an experiment to turn one billion litres of waste water into usable electricity in the Greater Vancouver Area.

September 24, 2016

Scientists Transform Plastic Trash Into Liquid Fuel

This is what they call 'making the most of a bad situation.'

June 20, 2016

After 4 Million Years, Antarctica Records 400 PPM CO2 Level

The last location on Earth breaches 400 ppm threshold for the first time in 4 million years.

June 20, 2016

Scientists Find Hope in Bright Spots to Conserve Coral Reefs

The key difference maybe in effective fishing management

June 20, 2016

Experts Assert That This is the End of The Age of Fossil Fuels

The continuos rise in renewable energy investment could mean the imminent end to fossil fuels. The question is, will this be enough to limit the global warming increas to less than 2 degrees Celsius?

June 20, 2016

Fusion Energy: Compact Tokamak is 100 Times Smaller And Could Run Years Earlier

Three papers released by an English startup, Tokamak Energy, are challenging established science that in the area of fusion reactors, bigger is not always better.

June 17, 2016

Electric Truck Has Over 7,000 Pre-Orders Amounting to Over $2.3 billion

Nikola Motor announced in a press release that their electric truck Nikola One already has over 7,000 pre-orders amounting to $2.3 billion, with some dealers willing to add their brand, or switch to them entirely. The Nikola One is set to be unveiled December 2 this year.

June 17, 2016

The Australian Rat Just Became The First Mammal To Go Extinct Because of Climate Change

This is the first mammal known to be wiped out by human-caused climate change.

June 16, 2016
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