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Tracking exploding Lithium-ion batteries in real-time

What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging.

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Video: Understanding how Lithium-ion batteries fail 

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Confusing government policy biggest threat to UK clean energy

Professor Michael Grubb (UCL Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources) says: “I can see no reason to go back [to centralised government control of energy] but I do think we have outgrown the idea that competition alone solves every problem in energy”. Read: Guardian More...

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The end of the people's car

The Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement on September 18 that Volkswagen had manipulated diesel engines during emissions tests sent shockwaves around the Western world, writes Professor Bernhard Rieger (UCL History) in Foreign Affairs.