Accurately Identifying Water Contamination Helped by Mathematics

Uncannily similar to the Camelford water pollution incident in Cornwall, England in the late 1980s, in 2009 there was an incident in Crestwood Illinois....

Kenyan Teenager Builds a Human Poop Bio-reactor to Generate Biogas

Brilliant high school student designed a system that can generate clean energy using the content of his classmates' poop. What is more, this same energy...

Anaerobic Digesters are Profitable for US Livestock Farms

Installing biogas recovery systems in US livestock farms is not only economically profitable, but also helps reducing of greenhouse gas emissions and underground water...

Diesel Cars Emit More Greenhouse Gases than Petrol/Gas Cars, New Study Finds

It has been widely known that diesel-powered cars generate lower greenhouse gases compared to petrol/gasoline cars. Contrary to this, a study conducted by Transport...

Top 5 Non-Energy Sources of Greenhouse Gas Pollution

So, everyone knows that energy sources, or more precisely, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from them, are the biggest contributors to climate change. But "biggest"...

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...

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...

Coffee Grounds Can be Used to Capture Carbon

Scientists in South Korea have found a way to turn coffee grounds from waste into a cheap and effective material that captures carbon. Coffee grounds...

Cleaning Oil Spills with Abundant Earth Magnet

For decades, oil spills have devastated our marine ecosystem.  On the record, there have been about 13 large-scale oil spills all over the globe,...

Karabash, The Russian Town That Kills Its Own People With Pollution

The town of Karabash, from the Russian province of Chelyabinsk, 870 miles from Moscow, is one of the most polluted places on Earth. The...