Biomass to Electricity – EPA Warned of Potential Issues

The transformation of biomass to electricity was once considered a carbon neutral energy source. By allowing power plants to substitute natural fuel (biomass) in lieu of...

Concord, Mass is U.S.’ First City to Start Banning Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles

With US cities continuing the fight to ban plastic bags, Concord has now become the very first one to actually succeed in banning single-use...
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Festo DualWingGenerator is Remarkably Efficient Wind Power Device

A few years ago, Festo created a flying bird model that was remarkably similar to the genuine article. Now they’re turning their attention to...

Melt Ponds Accelerate Ice Melting More Than Previously Thought

This month, ice physicists at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have published their findings on light transmission...

Scientists Find High Rate of Ocean Acidification Threatens Marine Ecosystems

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany established that the rate of ocean acidification due to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere...

New Metal Compound Capturing CO2 More Efficiently

Capturing CO2 is one of the many tasks trees have been doing for ages. Now, though, with all the CO2 being emitted into the atmosphere and the trees being cut off, the existing forests are not able to keep up with the ongoing pollution.

EPA: States Have Until 2022 to Comply With Pollution Regulations

The Obama Administration previously proposed legislation including regulations written by the Environmental Protection Agency requiring pollution-emitters like power plants to begin dramatically cutting their emissions starting in the...
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New York City “Benefits” from Cheap Pennsylvania Natural Gas

Those who use natural gas for heating, cooking, and even transportation, generate fewer greenhouse gas emissions than traditional propane, gasoline, or diesel fuel. Thanks to...
Honda battery recycling program will reuse components for cars

Honda Debuted its Own Battery Recycling Program

Honda has debuted their own battery recycling program. In an effort to reuse used lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries, a Honda battery recycling program was unveiled late...

Uber will spend $10 million to reduce traffic congestion

Over the next three years, Uber will spend $10 million on programs aimed at reducing traffic congestion in cities. The popularity of Uber’s ride-hailing...