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The redwood material may be worth $5 billion already

The battery recycler and Tesla partner Redwood Materials are currently in discussion to raise up to $700 million in financing. If all goes according to plan, the financing would put the company’s valuation nearly $5 billion ahead of the company’s plans to build a new plant in Nevada — though it’s not finalized yet. Proposed … Read more

Scientists predict a collapse of the Atlantic Current in the middle of the century – ScienceDaily

Important ocean currents that redistribute heat, cold and precipitation between the tropics and the far north Atlantic region will close by 2060 if current greenhouse gas emissions continue. That’s the conclusion based on new calculations from the University of Copenhagen that contradict the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Contrary to what … Read more

Ambri presents its collaboration with Xcel Energy to deploy the first Liquid Metal™ battery system tool

Long-term energy storage project to contribute to Xcel Energy’s vision of a carbon-neutral electricity future Ambri’s Liquid Metal™ battery system has taken a major step on the road to commercialization, after the company signed its first agreement with a utility provider. Xcel Energy and Ambri will jointly test the 300 kWh system at SolarTAC in … Read more

What is TBE? Disease spread by ticks is on the rise

Climate Communications It is a collaboration between Grist and Associated Press It explores how climate change is accelerating the spread of infectious diseases around the world, and how mitigation efforts require a collective global response. Read more here. In 2022, doctors recorded the first confirmed case of tick-borne encephalitis virus acquired in the UK. It … Read more

A study suggests that the Atlantic Current could collapse much sooner than thought

Subscribe to the independent climate email to get the latest advice on saving the planet Get our free climate email A new study finds that the Atlantic Ocean current that brings warmth north from the tropics could collapse much sooner than scientists previously thought. Known as the Atlantic Meridian Overturning Circulation (AMOC), this current prevents … Read more

Is Coca-Cola the UK’s worst plastic polluter?

Coca-Cola has been named the UK’s worst plastic polluter by marine conservation experts Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) in its latest annual audit to identify the country’s worst sources of branded plastic waste. New data published by SAS today identifies ‘Dirty Dozen’ brands, which it says are responsible for 70 per cent of the branded plastic … Read more

Minnesota Legislative Victories and the Path Forward – Climate Generation

As the new Policy Director for Generation Climate, I’m excited to track and support environmental justice policy at all levels of government for students in the Young Environmental Activists Network (YEA!). I joined the Climate Generation Foundation in March of this year—in the middle of the Minnesota state legislature. Capitols are a unique experience to … Read more