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April 21, 2021: President Biden’s vow to work with China on issues like climate change is clashing with his promise to defend human rights.
April 21, 2021: Ghana’s car industry is dominated by men but a group of female engineers is aiming to break the gender barriers.
April 20, 2021
April 18, 2021: TL;DR: Light up your outdoor space with this solar-powered LED patio umbrella, on sale for 49.99 — a 37% discount — as of April 18. So, you've invested in the comfiest patio furniture you could find and are ready to spend the upcoming season lounging outdoors. There's just one problem: You forgot there's...
April 18, 2021: The Solar
April 18, 2021: This post contains relatively minor spoilers for Solar Opposites Season 1 and 2. Solar Opposites, spearheaded by Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland, always had an uphill battle to climb: The inevitable, constant comparison to one of the most fanatically beloved and critically acclaimed animated shows of all ti...
April 16, 2021: New stations at health clinics improve hygiene in locations where warm water seen as ‘an absolute luxury’, helping to tackle CovidIn Eswatini, the southern African country which lost a prime minister to Covid-19 in December and where most people have no access to hot water, handwashing – a key weapon in the fi...
April 16, 2021: The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft, powered entirely by the sun, completed its trek across the Pacific Ocean Saturday night into Sunday morning. But its journey isn't over yet. Chris Martinez has more.
April 16, 2021: Tesla owners can now see exactly what kind of energy is powering their electric vehicles. TezLab, a free app that’s like a Fitbit for a Tesla vehicle, pushed out a new feature this week that shows the energy mix — breaking down the exact types and percentages of fossil fuels and renewable energy — coming [...
April 15, 2021: Due out later this year, Urbanista's Los Angeles wireless noise-canceling headphones have a built-in solar-charging component.
April 14, 2021: A passenger aboard an Alaska Airlines flight caught a glimpse of a solar eclipse that reached full phase from 37,000 feet in the air. CBSN's Kristine Johnson and Vladimir Duthiers have more of the incredible video.
April 13, 2021: At the 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, pilots André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard speak about the future of clean technology and their record-setting flight around the world in the Solar Impluse -- a plane powered only by the sun.
April 13, 2021: Astronomers say they may have found a ninth planet in our solar system, much bigger than Earth. The Franklin Institute's chief astronomer Derrick Pitts joined CBSN with more.
April 9, 2021: Three years from today, on Monday, April 8, 2024, more than half a billion people across North America have the chance to see another Great American Solar Eclipse.
April 8, 2021: As solar stock Sunrun and Invesco's popular TAN solar ETF fall, two traders name their picks in the industry.
April 7, 2021: Welcome to Thanks, I Love It, our series highlighting something onscreen we're obsessed with this week.  Mike McMahan and Justin Roiland are sharing a private joke. Many of them, actually.  They don’t care if you get it. To the Solar Opposites creators (who also worked together on Rick and Morty), it...
April 7, 2021: With some simple math, you can estimate how long it will take to pay off the initial cost of your solar panels.
April 6, 2021: Three billion miles from earth, NASA's New Horizons probe just flew by Pluto. The journey to the farthest edge of our solar system took nearly a decade. CBS News science and futurist contributor Michio Kaku, who wrote in the Wall Street Journal about how this might save Earth, joins CBS
April 4, 2021: Solar Impulse 2 begins China-Hawaii portion of attempt to fly around the world without using any fossil fuel
April 1, 2021: Many people, President Obama included, are weighing in on Hillary Clinton's email controversy from her time as secretary of state, except Clinton herself; and, It's called the ELF, a solar-powered bike-car hybrid that's turning up in cities across the country. Costing ,500, the transportation requires no insurance o...
April 1, 2021: Two pilots are attempting a round-the-world flight in a Swiss-made plane with more than 17,000 solar cells built into the wing which transfers solar energy to motors to power the plane's propellers. Tina Kraus reports.
April 1, 2021: Time-lapse video shows a tiny satellite opening a huge sail that could carry it deep into space. Carried up on a conventional rocket, the satellite will eventually be powered only by sunlight hitting a Mylar sail. The spacecraft was not developed by NASA, but by a non-profit group of private citizens. John Blackston...
April 1, 2021: Jury members were allowed to view the boat where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was eventually captured. The 21-year-old is on trial for his alleged role in the bombings of the 2013 Boston Marathon; and, time-lapse video shows a tiny satellite opening a huge sail that could carry it deep into space. Carried up on a conventional ...
April 1, 2021: Some people in Europe had a spectacular view this morning, if the clouds didn't get in the way. A total solar eclipse took place where the moon passed between sun and earth. But as Charlie D'Agata reports, some disappointed sun gazers in London saw only grey.
April 1, 2021: Sky gazers in northern Europe caught a fantastic view of a total solar eclipse on the morning of March 20, 2015.