“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

“Plastics Watch: Could seaweed replace plastic packaging?”

“One Indonesian inventor has found a unique solution to the problem of plastic food packaging. The 25-year-old says using seaweed instead of plastic could cut down plastic waste significantly.” https://www.bbc.com/news/av/science-environment-45711720/plastics-watch-could-seaweed-replace-plastic-packaging

“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

“VW is planning a capacity of 100,000 electric cars per year for first plant to go electric”

“Legacy automakers are announcing and unveiling new electric vehicles at an impressive pace these days, but there isn’t as much talk about the production volumes of those upcoming EVs. Now VW says that it is planning a capacity… Read More

“Floating Trash Collector Set to Tackle Pacific Garbage Patch”

“The campaign to rid the world’s oceans of plastic trash marks a turning point on Saturday as a giant, floating trash-collector steams out of San Francisco on a mission to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Over… Read More

“Carlsberg replaces plastic ring can holders with recyclable glue”

“Carlsberg is replacing the plastic ring wrapping used to secure multipack beers with eco-friendly glue, reducing its plastic waste by up to 76 per cent. The Danish beer brand’s new Snap Pack utilises a “pioneering technology” to glue… Read More

“Do Solar Panels Work? MIT Puts Dollar Amount on Pollution’s Economic Impact”

“In Delhi, India, “there’s never a day without pollution,” says Ian Marius Peters. By his calculations, it’s costing local solar energy users at least $20 million annually.” https://www.inverse.com/article/48492-desolarization-of-smog-wakka-wakka

“Dyson is converting an airfield into an electric car R&D hub with a massive test track”

“Dyson, best known for its vacuum, is moving forward with its multi-billion-dollar plan to launch several new electric vehicles. The company has now announced that it is converting an airfield into an electric car R&D hub with a… Read More

“Automated Emissions Reduction Technology Shapes The Future Of Electricity Consumption”

“Gavin McCormick is executive director of WattTime, the tech startup that first developed Automated Emissions Reduction (AER) technology. While a Ph.D. student in energy econometrics at UC Berkeley, Gavin invented the first algorithms capable of detecting marginal emission… Read More