Energy

ELM And The Right Scenario For A Fusion Power Plant

A new operating mode for fusion power avoids instabilities in the plasma that place a heavy load on the vessel wall and to remove heat and particles from the plasma more gently. The aim of fusion energy is to tame atomic nuclei the way the sun does. Becaus ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 3 2020 - 12:52pm

Used PPE Equipment Could Be Repurposed Into Biofuel

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to rampant new use of personal protective equipment (PPE) but we're also facing a problem of more garbage in landfills. It could be trivial but in a world where people people about Keurig K-cups, technology to turn billi ...

Article - News Staff - Aug 4 2020 - 7:31am

Fossil Fuel Divestment Has Been An Environmental Placebo- Low Carbon Investment Could Take Its Place

Since 2012, there have been increased calls for fossil fuel "divestment"- getting money out of fossil fuel companies. Despite an effort that peaked in 2015, spurred on by paid protesters from groups run by activists like Bill McKibben, they haven ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 3 2020 - 6:23pm

Fact-Checking Joe Biden Science Claims On Energy

During last night's Presidential debate, former Obama administration Vice-President and Delaware Senator Joe Biden said something that had Democrats worried and even the most partisan fact checkers holding up an index finger: "I have never said I ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Nov 18 2020 - 12:20pm