Sometimes, you just have to look at individual trees to understand the forest.
That’s a LOT of ice.
Climate change is exposing plant life that’s been preserved by the ice cap for thousands of years.
It’s one of the last barriers holding back a lot of water from hitting the ocean.
Some countries are already planning to phase out coal by 2030 but it’s not enough.
A team of researchers from MIT created a material that can make use of solar energy in a novel way, absorbing heat and releasing it later, when needed. The researchers led by MIT Prof. Jeffrey Grossman published their results in the journal Advanced Energy Materials. Heat will inevitably dissipate sooner or later, no matter how you try to store or insulate it.