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March 2019

Scientists believe climate change will cause much more violent turbulence of the sort that broke the leg of a Turkish Airlines flight attendant this weekend and sent 28 passengers to the hospital.
Severe turbulence is expected to increase by several…

Why Dockless Bike Share Doesn't Threaten Docked Bikes

Dockless bikes are complementing their docking elders in some cities, bike-share experts said in Chicago last week, instead of—as some had feared—driving them to extinction.
"There’s a rising-tide-floats-all-boats effect that’s happening in cities…

Why Can't Energy Efficiency Get Any Respect?

Energy efficiency is widely regarded as the least costly source of additional energy, the most immediate way to reduce carbon emissions, a crucial part of any plan to achieve climate goals and advance a clean economy. It enjoys bipartisan…

2018 may have been the year of residential energy storage, according to a leading analyst, but grid storage was no slouch.
2018 was also the year that grid-level batteries broke out of early adopter states, said Dan Finn-Foley, a senior analyst with…

Scientists are close to monitoring the greenhouse-gas emissions of individual cities, according to the Stanford University professor who chairs the Global Carbon Project, and soon after should be able to trace emissions to individual sources.
"It’s…