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How can we store energy from intermittent renewable energy sources? Benny(I am empty)/ Flickr

How heat can be used to store renewable energy

Pumped thermal electricity storage turns electricity into heat and back again – which can compensate for the intermittent supply of renewables.
The Garzweiler surface mine produced 35 million tonnes of brown coal (lignite) in 2017. Germany plans to phase-out coal-fired power by 2038. (Shutterstock)

Why action on climate change gets stuck and what to do about it

Plans to reduce emissions quickly are seductive but can stall. Climate initiatives should end dependence on fossil energy and pursue a path towards a more just and equitable society.

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