Solar

climate change

World’s Largest Ice Shelf Is Melting 10 Times Faster Than Expected

Critical parts of Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf are eroding due to solar heating of surface waters.
Becky Ferreira
4.29.19
Motherboard

Wind and Solar Farms Could Make it Rain Regularly in the Sahara Desert

Climate models reveal that renewable energy projects in the Sahara could spark a twofold increase in local rainfall, enabling vegetation to take hold.
Becky Ferreira
9.7.18
2070

Half-Assed Solar Geoengineering Is Worse Than Climate Change Itself

A cautionary tale for messing with the environment.
Rebecca Flowers
1.23.18
climate change

Trump Is Quietly Surrendering to China on Climate Change

The president's climate inaction has frustrated the world, and allowed an economic rival to gain more power and influence.
Geoff Dembicki
11.7.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

A Franciscan nun is leading a fight for solar energy in Indiana

A Franciscan nun is leading a fight for solar energy in Indiana
Arielle Duhaime-Ross
10.7.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

These former coal workers are training to be wind technicians

These former coal workers in Wyoming are training to be wind technicians
Arielle Duhaime-Ross
10.4.17
alternative energy

DIY Powerwall Builders Are Using Recycled Laptop Batteries to Power Their Homes

Who needs Tesla?
Louise Matsakis
8.22.17
Totality

NASA has the best way to watch the eclipse without going blind

VICE News
8.21.17
"Welcome to miami"

South Miami Is Now the First City in Florida to Require Solar Panels on New Homes

The Sunshine State has been resisting solar energy for years.
Ankita Rao
7.20.17
Space

So Long, Rollable Solar Array, and Thanks for All the Photons

After attempts to repack ROSA into the SpaceX Dragon capsule failed, the experiment was jettisoned.
Becky Ferreira
6.28.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Hawaii is banking on Tesla to help cut its addiction to oil

Hawaii wants to be energy independent before 2045. The state just opened a Tesla owned and operated solar facility in Kauai.
Nellie Bowles
6.12.17
thump news

Maceo Plex Announces New Album Named After His Son

'Solar' will be out on his new imprint Lone Romantic on June 16.
Alexander Iadarola
4.24.17
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