“Could carbon-capture technology be a silver bullet to stop climate change?”

“If every new building for the next 30 years was made with the resulting product, humans could erase the globe-warming pollution they’ve sent into the atmosphere, said Fiekowsky, founder of the Healthy Climate Alliance network. Blue Planet’s technology… Read More

“How Amsterdam’s canal boats are going electric – at a cost”

“The Prinses Irene, which once took Winston Churchill up the canals, is silent because it’s electric. All you hear is the swoosh of the water being churned up by the propeller. And there are no acrid diesel fumes… Read More

“India set to adopt Bath Uni idea for putting waste plastic into concrete”

“Use of waste plastic in concrete could help support sustainable construction in India, say the researchers. The Bath-led research has shown how replacing 10% of sand in concrete with waste plastic may help to reduce the vast amounts… Read More

“World’s biggest baking company goes green”

“Grupo Bimbo, the world’s biggest baking company, has committed to using 100 percent renewable electricity by the year 2025. Headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico, Grupo Bimbo has also joined the RE100, a global initiative made up of some… Read More

“Earth’s climate-change liposuction: Sucking carbon from the air”

“Addressing climate change isn’t just about moving to cleaner forms of energy anymore. It’s about literally taking out some of the heat-trapping gases already in our skies. Why it matters: There is so much buildup of carbon dioxide… Read More

“Cities, obsessed with electric cars, overlook simple solutions at climate summit”

“California Governor Jerry Brown kicked off the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco last week with two jaw-dropping announcements. Not only would California run on 100 percent clean energy within 25 years, but the entire state would… Read More

“Google’s New Tool to Fight Climate Change”

“In the next decade or so, more than 6,000 cities, states, and provinces around the world will try to do something that has eluded humanity for 25 years: reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases, which warm the atmosphere… Read More

“Reducing Embodied Carbon and Operational Emissions in Buildings”

“Last week, at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, Microsoft announced it is the first large corporate user of a new tool to track the carbon emissions of raw building materials. Microsoft is piloting the tool,… Read More

“The explosive problem with recycling iPads, iPhones and other gadgets: They literally catch fire.”

“As we enter new-gadget buying season, spare a moment to meet the people who end up handling your old stuff. Isauro Flores-Hernandez, who takes apart used smartphones and tablets for a living, keeps thick gloves, metal tongs and… Read More

“Greenhouse gases are wreaking havoc on the planet. What if they could be used for good?”

“When Gaurav Sant thinks about how the planet might dodge catastrophic climate change, at the front of his mind are not solar panels or wind turbines or electric cars. It’s cement.” http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-carbon-removal-20180907-story.html