Australia’s states of New South Wales and Queensland have each declared a state of emergency over a combined 120 bushfires that are burning across the two regions. Three people have been killed in the fires and thousands have been displaced by evacuations that have been carried out in response toread more

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new, energy efficient electrochemical-based device that can capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, the chief ingredient in anthropogenic-caused global warming. This new device operates much like a battery, in that it can absorb carbon dioxide from air that is pumpedread more