Freya Butler highlights the environmental consequences of plastic production and examines the potential of waste CO2 in polymer production.
Lorenz Olbrich examines the current state of the battery research and discusses what the future holds going beyond lithium ion batteries.
Sophie Beaumont outlines carbon capture storage technology, and discusses why the 1.5°C climate tipping point won’t be avoided by using it.
For most, March 2015 and September 2016 may have faded from memory. However as someone who studies the climate, these months stand out. March 2015 was the first month for at least 800,000 years that global average CO2 concentration remained above 400ppm. Moreover, in September 2016, the usual minimum for monthly CO2 levels, the concentration…