New Biodegradable Battery Leads Way to Greener Electronics

Recycling of used batteries is always a big challenge. Regardless of how many improvements to current energy storage devices are made, sooner or later...

NASA Launches OCO-2 Satellite to Monitor Carbon After Two Failed Attempts

Third time is a charm, people say, and they are not wrong. After two failed attempts, a devastating one back in 2009, and another...

Ocean and Climate Change Paradigm Shifts to Account for New Data

Understanding the effect of climate change on upwelling ecosystems is paramount to understanding and predicting the future of marine resources. The zones affected by this...

Sea Level Rise Reduced by Cutting Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

New research published in the journal Nature Climate Change, shows that cutting down short-lived climate pollutants, such as methane and soot, could greatly reduce...

Omer’s Concrete Recycling Robot Disassembles Buildings

Omer Haciomeroglu, a student from Sweden's Umea Institute of Design, engineered a robot, which can demolish buildings, recycle and separate waste concrete, while reducing...

Food for thought, not for waste

Agriculture is the second largest emitter of greenhouse gases, contributing to global heating and climate extremes that directly impact food security. The FAO reports...

Wastewater Treatment Could Have Huge Impact for Emerging Economies

Treating and recycling wastewater might be the key to solving the water scarcity problem in many countries around the world, according to new research...
Archaeans Were First Discovered at Grand Prismatic Spring

Methane-Eating Anaerobic Bacteria Discovered by Scientists

It has long been known that there are vast deposits of methane under the sea floor, generated by the decay of animal and plant...
VIA Motors Full-Size Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Rolling Out in Southern California

VIA Motors’ First Plug-In Hybrid Electric Trucks Going to Fleets

VIA VTRUX, a lineup of full-size plug-in hybrid electric vehicle is, at the moment, the only ones of their kind being mass-produced and, thanks...

Permaculture Offers Solution To Farming In Extreme Heat

Temperature records are being smashed across the US southwest. Last month Arizona set new record high temperatures three times, and as a result of...