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Battery scientists develop new strategy for carbon fixation

Scientists in Japan and China said Wednesday they have discovered an "unexpected" approach to capture and store carbon dioxide away from the atmosphere while working toward the elusive lithium-air battery.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/10 8:03:04

Researchers develop catalyst to help get energy by splitting water

Splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen to produce clean energy can be simplified with a single catalyst, according to a news release issued by Rice University, Texas.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 7:45:55

Researchers at US universities build energy-recycling stairs

Researchers at two universities in Atlanta, Georgia, a state in southeastern United States, have created a device that makes walking up and down stairs easier.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/17 7:38:58

IEA chief hails China's efforts on combustible ice

Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), on Tuesday lauded China's efforts to extract combustible ice from sea.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/12 10:21:30

Wave energy device passes regulatory test for application

China has made vital progress in developing wave energy devices which make it possible to generate electricity when the wave is less than half a meter high, laying the foundation for wave power generation in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/10 23:43:40

Drill on oil spilling at sea held near Caofeidian, north China

Ships take part in a drill on oil spilling at sea near Caofeidian in north China's Hebei Province, June 27, 2017. The drill was held to improve the ability of local maritime departments to handle emergency situations on oil spilling.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 23:28:36

China's mining of combustible ice beats expectations

China has extracted about 235,000 cubic meters of the combustible ice from the South China Sea, beating previous expectations for the mining operation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 10:06:32

Australia won't "rush" decision on implementing controversial energy policy recommendations: minister

The Australian government won't be rushed into introducing a set of energy policy recommendations set out by the nation's chief scientist earlier this month, Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/19 17:33:37

Material from China's largest salt lake to make greener autos

Magnesium alloy manufactured at Qairhan, China's largest salt flat, is expected to make autos lighter and greener, according to material researchers and manufacturers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/13 14:39:25

China showcases green energy solutions at Astana World Expo

The China Pavilion of the 2017 World Expo opened on Saturday in the Kazakh capital of Astana, which highlights China's achievements in developing, utilizing and protecting new energy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/10 9:35:16