Germany Storing CO2 Underground

Germany has an ongoing plan to store their CO2 emissions underground. They used a special drill during tests earlier this year for the carbon capture project in Ketzin. The GFZ geoscience institute says that Germany will inaugurate Europe's first underground carbon dioxide storage site.

Wind-Powered Bamboo Landmine Detonator Could Save Lives if Kickstarter Campaign is Successful

Each month, 42 people die because of landmines. These landmines are a major problem in 81 countries across the globe. It is common for...

“Norway’s Gas-Powered Car Ban” Rumor is a Rumor

The rumor that Norway is planning to ban gas-powered car sales by 2025 shows that vague Tweets have the potential to produce a misinformed...

Teenager Develops Cheap Device to Harness Energy from Ocean Currents

Fifteen years old high-school student from Florida develops an ultra cheap technology to harness the power of ocean currents. One more brilliant invention is to...

European Supergrid Concept of Using Green Energy

Even if it may sound like science fiction, the vision of the European Union is to be able to power the entire Continent with Green Energy: from solar panels to wind and wave turbines, from geothermal to hydroelectric power stations.

Global Forest Watch Monitors Deforestation Almost in Real Time

Global Forest Watch is a new interactive online tool, which helps monitoring and management of world's forest cover. Backed by Google, UNEP and USAid among...

Getting 100% of Our Aluminum from Recycling May Soon Become Reality

Having properties that do not degrade in a similar fashion as paper or plastic, aluminum is the best known candidate for recycling and reusing. Not only does...

Europe's Car-Originated CO2 Emissions Fell 3.7 Percent in 2010

Unlike the U.S., Europe is well-known for its low emission cars, small and highly-efficient engines. A recent EU report claims Europe's fuel efficiency has even risen in 2010, bringing carbon emissions down about 3.7 percent. The target is to reach 130 grams of CO2 per kilometer by 2015.

Researcher Finds Method Of Producing Bioplastics From Waste By Training Special Bacteria

A doctoral thesis on the topic of converting agricultural wastes into high-quality bioplastics could reach the first page of newspapers these days. Jean-Paul Meinjen, a researcher at the Technical University of Delft, Netherlands, will be presenting how he actually trained and selected bacteria in an evolutionary process that is not to be neglected by any means.

Data Center Under Uspenski Cathedral Recycles Heat for 500 Helsinki Homes

The former WW2 bomb shelter in Helsinki became the center of attention lately, since a data center located there is going to be contributing to the town's heating system, powered by Finnish company Helsingin Energia, starting next month.