April 24, 2020

Climate explained: why we won’t be heading into an ice age any time soon

James Renwick, Professor, Physical Geography (climate science), Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington When I studied climate in my university geography course in the […]
September 23, 2019

Climate explained: how much of climate change is natural? How much is man-made?

Mark New, Director, African Climate and Development Initiative, University of Cape Town   As someone who has been working on climate change detection and its causes […]
August 12, 2019

A radical idea to get a high-renewable electric grid: Build way more solar and wind than needed

Richard Perez and Karl R. Rabago The famous inventor Edwin Land said, “It’s not that we need new ideas, but we need to stop having old ideas.” […]
July 24, 2019

How the discovery of a protein’s secret function could boost solar tech

Michal Gwizdala, Postdoctoral researcher in photosynthesis, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Tjaart Krüger, Associate Professor in Biophysics, University of Pretoria. Proteins are “large”, complex molecules that perform […]