Look out Putin — Ukrainian woman invents ‘solar for balconies’ to wean Europe off Russian gas

Much has been made of how European countries are, on the one hand, supporting Ukraine in its fight against the heinous and illegal invasion by Russia but at the same time remaining heavily dependent on Russian energy sources. Many countries in the EU — currently...

Here’s the complete agenda for next week’s TC Sessions: Climate 2022

TC Sessions: Climate, in partnership with the Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals, is our first event dedicated to the climate crisis. And our agenda is complete!  In just three days, leading scientists, entrepreneurs, VCs and more will gather in person on June...

T-minus 48 hours left to save $200 on TC Sessions: Climate

We’re just 48 hours away from the end of the early-bird season leading up to TC Sessions: Climate 2022 (featuring the Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals), which takes place on June 14 in Berkeley, California. You’re already working for a greener, more...

Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Sessions: Climate

From the minds behind TechCrunch comes a brand-new TC Sessions event dedicated to the climate crisis. Leading scientists, entrepreneurs, VCs and more will gather on June 14 at UC Berkeley to examine the role of tech and startups in mitigating and adapting to the...

Oklo’s Caroline Cochran and Swell’s Sulemon Kahn talk scaling alternative energy at TC Sessions: Climate

Stopping the dire pace and consequences of climate change requires a diverse range of climate technologies across multiple fronts, and alternative energies play an essential role. However, changing the way the world generates and consumes energy is just one of many...

The US just announced that cars will have to be a lot more fuel efficient by 2026

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a dramatic change to domestic fuel economy standards, a crucial step toward putting more electric vehicles on the road while reducing dependence on other countries. The standards, which go into effect in 2024, aim...