Top 14 Foods Linked to High Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The idea that eating less does good both to your organism and the environment is already well-established, but nobody really quite tackled the issue...

The Top 100 People Killing the Planet

From The Decolonial Atlas A few days ago an interesting map was released by The Decolonial Atlas. The...
Trash Loaded for Power Generation, A Dwindling "Resource"?

Oslo Imports Trash for Power Generation, But There’s Not Enough Trash to Go Around

The city of Oslo, Norway, burns its trash in specialize plants for power generation and heating, but there are more trash-burning plants than there...

Mushrooms – Nature’s Recyclers and Pollution-Zappers

For ages, man has eaten mushrooms as a gustatory delight, some even to the point of intoxication like medicine men and other people out...

Newly Discovered Bacteria Make Plastics Rot Much Faster

Around 5 to 10 years from now a tiny organism with an unusual appetite made a home in an industrial site near a bottle-recycling...
Chinese Graphite Extraction (and Pollution) Linked to Increased Lithium-Ion Battery Demand

“Graphite Rain” in China Linked to Lithium-Ion Battery Demand

Graphite is one of the main components in lithium-ion battery technology, which is found in everything from smartphones to electric vehicles. Unfortunately, shoddy graphite...

Technology to Clean Oceans of Plastic Debris Developed by Student

Boyan Slat, a 19-year-old Aerospace Engineering student at TU Delft designed a device that could clean the ocean from plastic trash. The concept called Ocean...
Nuclear Waste Encased in Slag, Practically Indestructible and Compact

New Method Could Improve Nuclear Waste Disposal

Nuclear power, in spite of its inherent dangers, is increasingly being seen as an important stepping-stone to pure renewable energy. Nuclear waste, on the...

Canada Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastics

The Canadian government has announced it will ban single-use plastics as soon as 2021. According to the CBC‘s government source, things like straws, drink stirrers,...

Carbon Sequestration Project Uses Water to Turn CO2 into Rocks

CarbFix, a project conducted by US and Icelandic researchers, has developed a new approach to carbon sequestration and storage that could completely remove it from the...