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Image of the Day: Super Smart Car, a Breath of Fresh Air

Image of the Day: Super Smart Car, a Breath of Fresh Air

Taking the Smart car a step further, India’s Tata Motors is fine tuning the Airpods, a vehicle producing zero pollution and zip around at 40 mph through the magic of compressed air. The engines come from MDI (Motor Development International) a Luxemburg firm that has been tooling around with the concept for 20 years. Tata Motors bought the rights t… Read More

This Week in Climate Science: Better Biofuels, Climate Extinction, and Global Warming Slowdown

This Week in Climate Science: Better Biofuels, Climate Extinction, and Global Warming Slowdown

It turns out that, since 1998, an increase in sulfur pollution, largely from a boom in Chinese coal power plants, has temporarily compensated for much of the impact of increasing greenhouse gas concentrations.… Read More

Getting the Carbon Out of Hydrocarbon Fuels

Getting the Carbon Out of Hydrocarbon Fuels

Our work at Princeton illustrates that there are technologies that can be deployed to reduce energy-related GHG emissions, even with continued fossil fuel use, without breaking the bank.… Read More

Study Raises New Questions About Biofuels

Scientists are concerned about the surge in biofuel consumption, this time centering on how each type of biofuel breaks down while burning.… Read More