G7 heads of governments agree to phase out fossil fuels by end of the century

The seven industrial nations that form the so-called G7 agreed Monday to phase out the use of fossil fuels by the end of the century, in an effort they believe would help reduced greenhouse gases. The leaders of the U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Japan, and Italy, who are meeting in the German region […]

Scientists discover how to make batteries from trees

A method for making elastic high-capacity batteries from wood pulp was unveiled by researchers in Sweden and the US. Using nanocellulose broken down from tree fibres, a team from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stanford University produced an elastic, foam-like battery material that can withstand shock and stress. “It is possible to make incredible […]