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January-March 2020 (ONE)

In questo numero sono presenti i seguenti articoli:

The Great Biomass Boondoggle (The New York Review of Books)

The urgency of the climate crisis is inspiring some extreme and unproven ideas for how to hide carbon and cool the planet, such as ocean...

Brazil sugarcane growth can meet biofuel need and not drive deforestation (Mongabay)

Sugarcane production in Brazil could expand by more than 5 million hectares (19,305 square miles) by 2030 to meet demand for ethanol biofuels, according to...

Renewable fuels will not solve aviation’s climate dilemma (Clean Energy Wire)

Powering aeroplanes with renewable fuels is crucial for making flying less climate-damaging, but it will get aviation nowhere near climate neutrality, environmental NGOs, industry representatives...

Can mobile payment apps spur green living? (chinadialogue)

Ant Forest turns an Alipay user’s environmentally friendly actions into “green energy”, which they can then use to plant and nurture a virtual tree. When...

UN report: Pollution from planned fossil fuel production would overshoot Paris climate goals (Yale Climate Connections)

In the 2015 international Paris Climate Agreement, nearly every country [see editor’s note] agreed to try and limit global warming to no more than 2...

Using language to make the world of fossil fuels strange and ugly (The Conversation)

They weren’t getting it. I had a room full of bright first-year university students in front of me, but confusion reigned as I tried to...

Winterproofing the grid (Toby Lockwood (ONE Team))

Winter came early for many Americans this year, as parts of the United States have already seen record-breaking cold weather in November. A dramatic new...

Are we ready for clean “meaters”? (Eusebio Loria (ONE Team))

Every year 66 billion animals are butchered for food. Predictions are that meat consumption will rise, with increasing demand for meat from China and other...

Monteponi (ONE Team)

Located in the outskirts of Iglesias (Sardinia, Italy), the Monteponi site has a unique place in the history of Italian mining activity. The operation began...

Formula (ON)E (ONE Editor)

From now on it will be a two-horse race. Last December FIA (International Federation of the Automobile) decided to give world championship status to Formula...

Clean coal: a mirage or a forced marriage? (Alice Masili (ONE team))

What’s the real meaning of affordable energy? Something you can buy cheaply or something you can rely on to improve your well-being? The answer is...

Booking the future (ONE Team)

A crystal ball? Tea leaves? Astrology? How do we predict our future? The negative effects of climate change are increasing and will only escalate. Fortunately,...