Within a few years, people in remote villages in the developing world may be able to make their own solar panels, at low cost, using otherwise worthless agricultural waste as their raw material. That’s the vision of MIT researcher Andreas Mershin, whose work appears this week in the open-access journal Scientific Reports. The work is […] … learn more→
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Harnessing nature’s solar cells
Empty shell or nest egg: what next for climate finance after Durban?
One of the main achievements of the Durban climate change conference was establishing the Green Climate Fund. This is expected to channel a fair amount of the US$100 billion a year in climate finance that wealthy countries have promised to mobilise by 2020. Critics are concerned that for now the Fund is simply an “empty […] … learn more→