• The Latest: Swiss solar expert backs ideas to save planet

    12 days ago - By Chron

    KATOWICE, Poland - The Latest on the U.N climate talks in Poland :
    5:15 p.m.
    A Swiss adventurer who flew around the world in a solar-powered plane is using this year's U.N. climate talks to showcase high-tech ideas for saving the planet.
    Bertrand Piccard presented three startups Thursday at the climate summit in Katowice, Poland, including a firm that makes refillable iron batteries so off-grid communities don't need to use generators powered by fossil fuels.
    Piccard told The Associated Press that, after demonstrating it's possible to fly around the world with electricity generated from...
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