Coal Plants - Greenhouse Gas Emitters

Coal Plants in the US, the Greenhouse Gas Elephant in the Room

Coal plants, both here in the US and abroad, are the dirtiest when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions but, for some reason, don't...

Oil Company Threatens Mountain Gorillas

International Environmental Groups are petitioning two African country's to stop oil drilling in areas near the threatened mountain gorilla. The Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda have...

California Ranked as Most Polluted State

The American Lung Association ranked Los Angeles as the U.S. city with the highest levels of ozone pollution, the worst smog and the heaviest...

Biodegradable Sponge Made of Wood Fiber Cleans Up Oil Spills

Everyone most probably remembers the BP oil spill that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico back in 2010. The disaster was tremendous. Thousands of...
Can China's plan improve air quality?

Air Quality in China – Government to Scrap 5.3 Million Cars

China is home to one of the world’s fastest-growing economies and, much like other countries who developed before her, air quality is a serious...

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...

Toxic Atmospheric Particles Detected Among Benign Ones

According to new research coming from University of California, Davis, it is now possible to distinguish between the most toxic and the most prevalent...

Low Cost Dust Sensor for Smartphones Monitors Air Pollution in Real Time

Our smartphones are increasingly becoming even smarter, simply because it is so much easier to carry an "all-in-one" pocket device, instead of ten different...
Natural Gas Well

Leakage Outweighs the Benefits of Natural Gas Usage

Natural gas, for some, may be the solution to curbing US petroleum imports and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Natural gas is being used...

Deadly Pollution Levels Plague Hong Kong

On Monday in Hong Kong, children, the elderly, and people with respiratory illnesses and heart conditions were advised to stay inside because air pollution...