Energy & Green Tech

New pathway for global carbon neutrality: Radiative cooling

Increasing global warming and extreme weather are common challenges for humankind, directly affecting individual health and even posing serious threats to lives. Thermal comfort, heating ventilation and air conditioning systems ...

Software

Strengthening Puerto Rico's power grid

When Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 storm with 155-mph winds, made a direct hit on Puerto Rico in 2017, it ravaged the island's power grid and caused the longest blackout in U.S. history. Maria left many residents without ...

Energy & Green Tech

Energy and climate scientists discuss climate-smart power systems

Unprecedented heat waves, storms, and wildfires are pushing electrical grids in the United States to their limits. To work towards a safe and reliable power system in the coming years, utilities will need to factor the potential ...

Business

Airbus tests A400M military plane as water bomber

Airbus said Tuesday it had successfully tested its A400M military transporter as a water bomber as heatwaves cause an increasing number of wildfires during the summer in Europe.

Engineering

Collapsed bridge helps inform future flood-resistant designs

Before record rainfall in July of 2018, the Misasa Railroad Bridge spanned a small river some nine miles inland from Japan's western coast. Unprecedented flooding collapsed the bridge, an infrastructure failure that will ...

Energy & Green Tech

Modeling the climate-energy consumption link in Tibet

Researchers from the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have investigated how climate influences the amount of electricity used in Tibetan homes based on machine learning.

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