- “Five Strategies That Achieve Climate Both Mitigation And Adaptation Simultaneously” • Climate actions have often fallen into one of two strategies: mitigation efforts to address emissions of greenhouse gases, and adaptation efforts to withstand impacts of climate change. There are strategies, however, that fall into both. Here are a few. [CleanTechnica]
- “Radical Hydrogen-Boron Reactor Leapfrogs Current Nuclear Fusion Tech” • HB11 Energy, a spin-out company from the University of New South Wales, claims to have developed a completely new form of fusion. “We are sidestepping all of the scientific challenges that have held fusion energy back for more than half a century,” its director said. [Daily Times]
- “Super Duper Supercapacitors Could Accelerate Electric Car Revolution” • Scientists at University College London and the Chinese Academy of Sciences say they developed a graphene-based supercapacitor that can safely charge at high speed, hold a record amount of energy, and store it for a long time. Their paper appeared in Nature Energy. [CleanTechnica]
- “Morgan Stanley Says 47 GW Of US Coal Capacity Could Be Uneconomic By 2024” • Investment bank Morgan Stanley published a report claiming that nearly 50 GW of US coal-fired power capacity will be unable to compete against renewables by 2024. It advises utilities to replace coal plants with cheaper renewable projects. [RenewEconomy]
- “Wide Bay’s Energy Infrastructure Boom” • The Queensland Government has granted development approval for one of the largest grid-connected wind farms in the southern hemisphere, Forest Wind. The Wide Bay-Burnett region project is proposed to be comprised of up to 226 turbines, with a capacity of as much as 1,200 MW. [Energy Magazine]
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