Carney sides with Greta Thunberg against Trump over climate

Bank of England governor backs environmental activist’s stance on global heating Carney says public opinion has shifted on the climate crisis, while the finance sector is now more generally aware of the risks and opportunities involved. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Mark Carney has provided backing for Greta Thunberg in her clash with Donald…

Donald Trump takes veiled swipe at environmental ‘alarmists’ in Davos as Greta Thunberg looks on

President Donald Trump launched a veiled attack on environmental “alarmists” in a speech to business and political leaders in Davos, taking a swipe at the World Economic Forum’s key focus this year.Speaking at the Swiss resort town on Tuesday, Trump invoked those who predicted an “overpopulation crisis” and the end of oil, saying: “These alarmists…

New solar power source and storage developed

Image copyright Solivus Image caption A solar arc at the University of Surrey where researchers will assess public reaction A new form of combined solar power generation and storage is being developed for the UK.It couples thin, flexible, lighter solar sheets with energy storage to power buildings or charge vehicles off-grid.The company behind it, Solivus,…

Automated Solar Arrays Could Help Incinerate Global Warming

Plenty of days, temperatures in California’s Mojave Desert climb above 120 degrees Fahrenheit. A measly figure. These 400 silvered glass panels, tucked into the western edge of that hot, hot desert, are there to generate heat 15 times that amount. And, ideally, to help cool the planet too.Assembled by the Pasadena-based company Heliogen, each 16-square-foot…