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The United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCC) is an international treaty ratified by 195 countries. It came into effect in 1994 with the lofty goal of stabilizing greenhouse gas...

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Listed by average citations per paper, among Canadian institutions whose affiliated authors published at least 100 papers between 2009 and 2013 in Thomson Reuters-indexed journals in the main...

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Lead is a metal that we want to get rid of; it damages our health and the environment. For many years it has been of little interest to chemists. Now it appears to have found a role that promises...

Electric Air Transportation Takes Off
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Light-weight aerospace engineering coupled with new battery technologies power electric vehicle transportation - on land and in the air.

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Trapping the energy of the Sun offers the world a limitless source of electricity. What might curtail our access to this abundant energy is the scarcity of rare elements that are currently needed...

A lithium-air cell.
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Lithium-air batteries, also known as Li-O2, promise to transform energy use this century as lightweight methods of storing electricity. They have great potential, providing up to five times more...

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In a recent analysis of Essential Science Indicators data from Thomson Reuters, the journal Energy & Environmental Science was named a Rising Star in the field of Environment & Ecology....

Increase in Web of Science-indexed Papers on Polymer Solar Cells, 2000 to 2013
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Governments everywhere are anxious to reduce the dependency of their economies on carbon-based energy. They also face pressure to reduce or eliminate nuclear power.

Solar is the Largest Source of Energy on the Planet
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Methods for harvesting, storing and converting solar energy are so advanced and efficient that it becomes the primary source of energy on our planet....