27 Dec '16, 10am

Materials science as key enabler for clean energy transition

Materials science as key enabler for clean energy transition

Materials science as key enabler for clean energy transition 27 December 2016 Materials science as key enabler for clean energy transition Former US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Yi Cui and Nian Liu, all currently at Stanford University, write in a Perspective piece in Nature Materials that research in materials science is contributing to progress towards a sustainable future based on clean energy generation, transmission and distribution, the storage of electrical and chemical energy, energy efficiency, and better energy management systems. “If you don’t change direction, you will end up where you are heading,” said Lao Tzu, the father of Taoism. Where are we heading? Energy use is projected to climb to 629 quad BTUs by 2020, and 813 quad BTUs by 2040. The global emissions of CO2 doubled from 1975 to 2015, and are projected to triple by 2040 if we stay on our present co...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2016/12/20161227-chu.html

Tweets

Gov Kasich just vetoed HB554. My take on the cl...

edf.org 27 Dec '16, 8pm

(COLUMBUS – December 27, 2016) Ohio Governor John Kasich today vetoed House Bill 554, a bill that would have effectively e...

Midwestern Energy: Republican Governors Champion Clean Energy in Ohio, Michigan, Iowa and Illinois

Midwestern Energy: Republican Governors Champio...

nrdc.org 27 Dec '16, 9pm

With prospects for continued climate and clean energy advances dimming inside the Beltway, states and cities are going to ...

Gov. Kasich Vetoes Continued Freeze on Ohio Cle...

greentechmedia.com 27 Dec '16, 11pm

Governor John Kasich has made good on a promise to veto legislation that would have prolonged a freeze on Ohio’s renewable...

3 Ways Energy Department Research Will Help Eag...

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Dec '16, 5pm

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

Ohio Gov. @JohnKasich takes a stand for clean a...

nrdc.org 27 Dec '16, 8pm

Ohio Governor John Kasich upholds clean energy standards - Governor Kasich vetoed a Republican attempt to halt pollution-c...

#YearInReview - from Feb 2016 - Science will help push companies towards a low-carbon future

#YearInReview - from Feb 2016 - Science will he...

wri.org 26 Dec '16, 5pm

This article was originally posted on TheGuardian.com. Momentum is building in the private sector to curb climate change n...

#3DPrinting and #AdditiveManufacturing Will Gro...

designnews.com 29 Dec '16, 12pm

In 2017, materials for 3D printing and additive manufacturing (AM) will be getting better and more closely fine-tuned for ...

GM steers clean energy to Detroit

GM steers clean energy to Detroit

greenbiz.com 22 Dec '16, 11am

General Motors (GM), one of the world’s largest automotive companies, is bringing new energy to Detroit these days — liter...

2017 A*STAR Undergraduate Scholarship in Scienc...

a-star.edu.sg 06 Jan '17, 4pm

At A*STAR, you will be part of a vibrant and innovative team, dedicated to drive A*STAR's mission to advance science and d...

Shifting to a Clean Energy Economy Would Bring ...

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Dec '16, 11am

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

Lazard analysis shows continued cost declines f...

solarserver.com 27 Dec '16, 1am

Lazard Ltd. (New York) has released its annual in-depth studies comparing the costs of energy from various generation tech...

The top 5 energy stories in 2016

eco-business.com 27 Dec '16, 9am

The year 2016 saw renewable energy gain greater momentum, with solar shining brighter than ever. Earlier in the year, a Un...

Japan mulls introduction of clean energy power ...

pv-magazine.com 28 Dec '16, 4am

Japan’s solar industry could be aided by the introduction of a new, renewables-focused power exchange that would allow cus...

Woven #indigenous #architecture in

inhabitat.com 27 Dec '16, 12pm

We love experiments in vernacular design and sustainable materials, including this fascinating project from Ecuador. Artis...