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Climate change is heating up Los Angeles. We need a grid that can keep the power on when it's sweltering

Published: 
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:23am

The record-breaking heat that baked Southern California and prompted mass power outages last weekend was just a taste of what is to come. Summers in SoCal have already been getting hotter over the last century. Climate change is expected to produce more frequent and more blistering heat waves in the coming years that will put unprecedented stress on the electrical grid and challenge utilities to keep the power on.

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Lamp Uses Saltwater To Bring Light To Impoverished Communities

Published: 
Tue, 08/18/2015 (All day)

A Filipino brother and sister have engineered a product that will provide the country's off-the-grid communities with an affordable lighting solution.