Puerto Rico will stop burning coal next year

Puerto Rico has a plan in motion to shut down its coal-burning power plants by next year. After going through an energy crisis, Governor of...

Floating Bins Cleaning Up Marinas Worldwide

“If we have rubbish bins on land, then why not in the water?” It was this simple question that led surfers Pete Ceglinski and...

Indonesia Oil Spill Kills Five People

A leak from an underwater pipeline of state-owned oil firm Pertamina, first reported on March 31st in Borneo, led the Indonesian government to declare...

European Parliament Bans Single-Use Plastic Items

The European Parliament has approved a law banning a wide-range of single-use plastic items, such as straws, cotton buds and cutlery, by 2021. The law,...

Bacteria that feed on pollutants to produce electricity

Scientists of the Washington State University fished multiple communities of extremophile bacteria from the alkaline hot springs of the Heart Lake Geyser Basin area,...

3D-Printed Mushroom Brained Robot Detects Harmful Gases

Life Guardian is a cyborg that integrates a 3D printed mechanical part and a living part: a mushroom. The biological part determines and modifies...

Scientists Turn Atmospheric CO2 into Coal Flakes

The need to transition to clean energy production free from fossil fuels, is becoming more and more pressing as climate change is impacting our...

Researchers Capture Carbon Dioxide and Turn it Back to Coal

Researchers discovered a way to turn carbon dioxide back into coal. Carbon capture as a mean for mitigation of climate change, is quite a hot...

Solomon Islands’ Coral Ecosystems Threatened by Oil Spill and Extensive Flooding

The world's largest raised coral atoll, in Solomon islands, is faced with an ecological disaster since February 4th, when the ship MV Solomon Trader...

Study: Coal kills more Americans than it Employs

A new study finds that the coal industry kills more Americans than it employs. Joshua Pearce led the study and is the Richard Witte Endowed...