Nature Sustainability

Launched in January 2018, Nature Sustainability is an online-only monthly journal publishing the best research about sustainability from the natural and social sciences, as well as from the fields of engineering and policy.

Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
History
2018-
Website
https://www.nature.com/natsustain/
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Engineering

Doubling the charging-recharging cycle of lithium batteries

The promotion of electric cars has dramatically increased the demand for lithium-ion batteries. However, cobalt and nickel, the main cathode materials for the batteries, are not abundant. If the consumption continues, it ...

Energy & Green Tech

New analysis shows potential for 'solar canals' in California

UC Santa Cruz researchers published a new study—in collaboration with UC Water and the Sierra Nevada Research Institute at UC Merced—that suggests covering California's 6,350 km network of public water delivery canals ...

Energy & Green Tech

Future material demand for automotive lithium-based batteries

As the world shifts to electric vehicles to reduce climate change, it is important to quantify future demands for key battery materials. In a new report, Chengjian Xu, Bernhard Steubing and a research team at the Leiden University, ...

Energy & Green Tech

Benefits of renewable energy vary from place to place

A new study from North Carolina State University finds that the environmental benefits of renewable power generation vary significantly, depending on the nature of the conventional power generation that the renewable energy ...

Energy & Green Tech

Hydropower plants to support solar and wind energy in West Africa

Hydropower plants can support solar and wind power, rather unpredictable by nature, in a climate-friendly manner. A new study in the scientific journal Nature Sustainability has now mapped the potential for such "solar-wind-water" ...

Energy & Green Tech

Moisture-sucking gels give solar panels the chills

A cooling system developed at KAUST has improved the efficiency of a prototype solar panel up to 20 percent and requires no external energy source to operate.

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