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PARIS (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people from Sydney to London joined one of the biggest days of climate change activism on Sunday, telling world leaders gathering for a summit in Paris there is "No Planet B" in the fight against global warming.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's top executives knew a year ago that some of the company's cars were markedly less fuel efficient than had been officially stated, Sunday paper Bild am Sonntag reported, without specifying its sources.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Leaders of the European Union aim to sign an agreement with Turkey in Brussels on Sunday that offers Ankara cash and closer ties with the EU in return for Turkish help in stemming the flow of migrants to Europe, draft conclusions of the summit showed.
Louis Psihoyos' new film, Racing Extinction, airing December 2 on Discovery, explores the man-made causes of what biologists call the sixth mass extinction. The post New Documentary Racing Extinction Explores How Humanity Is Killing the World appeared first on WIRED.
Getting all those diplomats, negotiators, and journalists to the Paris climate talks will add about 22 seconds of carbon dioxide to the global yearly total. The post The Paris Climate Talks Will Emit 300,000 Tons of CO2, by Our Math. Hope It’s Worth It appeared first on WIRED.
Not everyone ponders sets of partial differential equations when watching droplets slide down a window on a rainy day, but, thanks to new research, those who are so inclined now have what they need to construct a robust physical and mathematical explanation of what they see.
Supercapacitors can be charged and discharged tens of thousands of times, but their relatively low energy density compared to conventional batteries limits their application for energy storage. Now, researchers in Singapore have developed an 'asymmetric' supercapacitor based on metal nitrides and graphene that could be a viable energy storage solut […]