During the climate conference in Paris, an investment supergroup lead by Bill Gates promised to put big money into the advancement of clean-energy technologies, one of the most important factors to lowering carbon emissions and slowing global warming around the world. “Big donors, as well as big investors, are playing an important part in that change, since it will take a lot of capital to develop and adopt the new technology,” says Sean B. Hecht, executive director of the UCLA Environmental Law center. But what technologies, exactly? We talked to the experts about some of the most promising, high-tech — and, yes, out-there — innovations that could clean up our energy and slow down global warming.
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