Solar Impulse HB-SIA Will Go Global, Literally, with Google Partnership

A few companies have the distinction of global recognition, such as Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Coca-Cola, or Google. Swiss company Solar Impulse could join the...

WayCap, Reusable Coffee Capsules That Reduce Pollution and Costs

WayCap provides reusable refillable coffee capsules for Nespresso Machines, which allow you to drink your favorite blend, while cutting costs and reducing pollution. What is...

Particles Emitted by Green Plants Form Clouds, Reduce Warming

A study published in the latest issue of the journal Nature Geoscience emphasises the importance of plants in forming sunshade of clouds, which slow...
recycled plastic

Recycled Plastic Cheaper In France

The French government said that it plans to make bottles produced with recycled plastic cheaper than ones made from new plastic. It will further...

Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags, Imposes Use of Recycled Materials in Paper Ones

The state of Hawaii is now officially shunning plastic bags from its markets. Not only putting a tax on them, but banning plastic altogether....

Heat-Related Deaths Likely to Increase as Global Temperatures Rise

Scientists warn that many people could die because of extreme temperatures if the world does not meet the goals set out in the Paris...

California Drought is Bad News for Crops

Do you realize that 80% of the water used in California is by farms? For decades, when the state actually got a good amount...

U.S. Congress Tries to Squash Military Biofuel Program

Although a relationship between the Department of Defense and the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) seems an unlikely marriage, there is method to the...
Rising sea levels, just one "risk" of unmitigated climate change.

Climate Change Risky, But Can We Adapt?

The United Nations (UN) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released, in previous years, three detailed reports analyzing the causes and effects of...

The first carbon capture system ever built

Global Research Technologies, LLC (GRT), a technology research and development company, and Klaus Lackner from Columbia University have achieved the successful demonstration of a bold new technology to capture carbon from the air. The "air extraction" prototype has successfully demonstrated that indeed carbon dioxide (CO2) can be captured from the atmosphere. This is GRT's first step toward a commercially viable air capture device.