Striking Graphs That Show Humanity’s Domination of the Earth

Striking Graphs That Show Humanity's Domination of the Earth

The numbers don’t lie: Humans are ruining this planet. Atmospheric carbon levels and ocean temperatures are going up. Arctic sea ice and biodiversity levels are going down—and no, the skyrocketing number of chickens doesn’t count toward biodiversity. To understand and tackle those problems, scientists and policymakers need data—precise figures that show how Homo sapiens has … Read more

The race to make green hydrogen competitive is on

The race to make green hydrogen competitive is on

One type of hydrogen production uses electrolysis, with an electric current splitting water into oxygen and hydrogen. If the electricity used in this process comes from a renewable source then some call it “green” hydrogen. Alex Kraus | Bloomberg | Getty Images Siemens Energy and Air Liquide have announced plans to set up a joint … Read more

How the Ingenuity helicopter is battling the arrival of dusty winter on Mars

How the Ingenuity helicopter is battling the arrival of dusty winter on Mars

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Just a couple of weeks after the Ingenuity helicopter celebrated a year of flying on Mars, things got quiet. For the first time, the Ingenuity team on Earth lost contact with Ingenuity on … Read more

Airbus sets up UK facility to focus on hydrogen tech for aircraft

Airbus sets up UK facility to focus on hydrogen tech for aircraft

A model of one of Airbus’ ZEROe concept planes, photographed in November 2021. The firm has said it wants to develop “zero-emission commercial aircraft” by the year 2035. Giuseppe Cacace | dpa | Getty Images Airbus is launching a UK-based facility focused on hydrogen technologies, a move which represents the firm’s latest attempt to support … Read more

The WeWork Guy is Pivoting to Carbon-Credits on Blockchain

The WeWork Guy is Pivoting to Carbon-Credits on Blockchain

Yes, that sub-hed sounds like gibberish to us too. Adam Neumann, famously and formerly the CEO of WeWork, is now supporting a new venture. The company, called Flowcarbon, announced Tuesday that it has raised $70 million in its first round of funding. The biggest investor in Flowcarbon is Silicon Valley venture capital fund, a16z, run … Read more

Renault says electric-hydrogen concept will have 497-mile range

Renault says electric-hydrogen concept will have 497-mile range

Details of Renault’s Scénic Vision concept car were presented to the public on May 19, 2022. The firm’s idea of ​​developing a passenger vehicle that uses hydrogen technology is not unique. Benjamin Girette | Bloomberg | Getty Images Renault has released details of an electric-hydrogen hybrid concept car, with the French automaker describing hydrogen technology … Read more

After the ‘hippie’ bus and Beetle, VW makes eyes at America once again

After the 'hippie' bus and Beetle, VW makes eyes at America once again

As Volkswagen looks to resurrect the Scout brand in the United States, CEO Herbert Diess has shed light on the decision, saying it represents an opportunity for the German auto giant to “become much more American.” VW announced plans to re-launch the Scout as a fully-electric pick-up and “rugged” SUV last Wednesday, with prototypes due … Read more

Tesla CEO Elon Musk dismisses hydrogen as tool for energy storage

Tesla CEO Elon Musk dismisses hydrogen as tool for energy storage

Elon Musk has a history of expressing strong opinions about hydrogen and hydrogen fuel cells. A few years ago, when the subject came up during a discussion with reporters at the Automotive News World Congress, the electric vehicle magnate described hydrogen fuel cells as “extremely silly.” jim watson | AFP | Getty Images Tesla CEO … Read more