Category Archives: Climate Change

More efficient solar energy

sciencedaily.com More efficient biosolar cells modelled on nature In collaboration with the research group of Professor Wolfgang Schuhmann at RUB and the Israeli research group of Professor Noam Adir, Nowaczyk’s team has succeeded in producing a two-component bioelectrode. The main … Continue reading

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Israel invests in solar energy

pv-magazine.com Israel wants another 15 GW of solar by 2030 “In the next decade, solar energy and electricity storage facilities will be set up on a scale equal to all existing electricity production in the country today,” said Steinitz in … Continue reading

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Pandemic and climate change

grist.org Good news: Americans can freak out about coronavirus and climate change at the same time After decades of inaction on cutting carbon emissions, worries about the heating planet are now competing with a historic pandemic. By Shannon Osaka,  May … Continue reading

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Israel invests in new solar energy

pv-magazine.com Israel’s plan to recover from Covid-19 crisis includes 2 GW of new solar The country also intends to continue the procurement exercise for the Dimona solar power plant in the Negev desert. The Israeli government also will try to … Continue reading

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Arctic ice continues to melt

usatoday.com Arctic will see ice-free summers by 2050 as globe warms, study says “If we reduce global emissions rapidly and substantially, and thus keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius relative to pre-industrial levels, Arctic sea ice will nevertheless likely … Continue reading

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Heavy rains fill Kinneret

algemeiner.com After Years of Drought, Israel’s Lake Kinneret to Be Full for First Time in Almost Three Decades Two-thirds of Israeli territory is desert, and the country usually contends with a lack rather than a surplus of water, but the … Continue reading

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Solar energy getting better

pv-magazine-usa.com Scientists discover three new species of solar power plants in 2019 John Weaver, PV Magazine, December 24, 2019 2019 was a year of change for the solar and energy storage industry, as we shifted from deploying pure wattage to … Continue reading

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Israel turns trash into treasure

washingtonpost.com Revolutionary recycling? A new technology turns everyday trash into plastic treasure. By Jim Morrison and Shoshana Kordova Photographs by Jonas Opperskalski Nov. 18, 2019 KIBBUTZ TZE’ELIM, Israel — Eight tons of trash are piled high at the entrance of … Continue reading

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