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Data Centers Are Facing a Climate Crisis

When record temperatures wracked the UK in late July, Google Cloud’s data centers in London went offline for a day, due to cooling...

The Case for Making Public Transit Free Everywhere

But the rush for free or heavily-discounted tickets can have the opposite effect. In Germany, the first long weekend of the 9-euro-a-month tickets...

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? No, It’s a Flying Ferry

The problem with powering any form of transport with electricity is it requires heavy batteries. That’s a particular problem for boats, as they...

E-Scooter Rentals Aren’t as Green as You Think

As a balmy spring evening descended on western Paris, I needed to make my way across town to my apartment, roughly three kilometers...

The World Can’t Wean Itself Off Chinese Lithium

Lithium projects outside China have been at the mercy of the markets, slowing and expanding as the price of lithium ebbs and flows....

This Is Where Dirty Old Cars Go to Die

With each passing year, emissions from cars keep rising. Global carbon emissions from passenger road vehicles measured 2.5 gigatonnes in 2000. By 2018,...

Wikipedia Editors Are Ready to Stop Accepting Crypto Donations

More than 200 longtime Wikipedia editors have requested that the Wikimedia Foundation stop accepting cryptocurrency donations. The foundation received crypto donations worth about $130,000...

This Is How the Global Energy Crisis Ends

In the US, filling up your car has become 46 percent more expensive in the last year—though those outside the country can only...

Europe’s Biggest Lithium Mine Is Caught in a Political Maelstrom

Arriving soon after a year marked by protests, this weekend’s election was supposed to be the breakthrough movement for Serbia’s environmentalists, says Engjellushe...

A Wave of Startups Is Tackling Cow Burps and Other Climate Issues

“There’s a real belief that we can move at a pace that’s more similar to a software company,” says Brown, who worked at...
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