The Antípodas project was announced by the Chilean government last week. It is aimed at taking advantage of the huge solar potential of the Atacama Desert, which is the world's region with the highest solar radiation.
On a quiet Sunday morning, an ear-splitting roar reverberated across the English village as four giant concrete cooling towers imploded and crashed to the ground, transformed to clouds of debris in a matter of seconds.
Talks at COP26 on international carbon markets are running into an obstacle: a row over how big a share of revenues from trading should be funneled toward countries that need money to adapt to climate change.
No single solution is likely to rescue us from the climate crisis, but four decades of intensive research and development have yielded innovation that could lead us to a cleaner and less volatile future.
Scientists in Kansas have transformed a perennial wheatgrass into a potential substitute for regular wheat. Their goal is to lessen environmental harm done by standard industrial farming and also rebuild the soil.