“Betting on a new way to make concrete that doesn’t pollute”

“Just after sunrise, a concrete plant located in a muddy industrial zone north of London stirs to life. Workers in orange suits and hard hats watch through a protective window as a machine presses what looks like red… Read More

“The Baltic Sea offers a preview of what’s to come with global warming”

“Then came this past summer’s heat wave, which increased Baltic Sea temperatures to an unprecedented 80.6 degrees Fahrenheit, killing starfish and other fragile marine creatures. It all could be a sign of things to come in a warming… Read More

“Climate change: Can 12 billion tonnes of carbon be sucked from the air?”

“Is it remotely feasible to remove 12 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air? Every year. For decades to come. That’s the challenge posed by the latest conclusions of the UN’s climate science panel. It says that… Read More

“Meet The Men Who Ditched Well Paid Jobs In Big Energy To Tackle Climate Change”

“For many years, Richard Lohwasser and Kyung-Hun Ha were highly paid executives at large energy utility companies in Germany. “I was making really good money,” Ha said. He had regular 9-to-5 hours, and the firm provided him with… Read More

“California wildfire emissions equal year of power pollution”

“Wildfires in California in 2018 released the rough equivalent of about 68 million tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide — about the same amount of carbon emissions as are produced in a year to provide electricity to the state,… Read More

“Meet The Men Who Ditched Well Paid Jobs In Big Energy To Tackle Climate Change”

“For many years, Richard Lohwasser and Kyung-Hun Ha were highly paid executives at large energy utility companies in Germany. “I was making really good money,” Ha said. He had regular 9-to-5 hours, and the firm provided him with… Read More

“New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste, researchers say”

“Researchers in Singapore are seeking a patent for a new sound-proof and heat-resistant material made from recycled plastic bottles they say could help reduce plastic waste dumped in oceans and clogging landfills.” https://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-environment-plastic/new-ultralight-material-offers-many-uses-for-plastic-waste-researchers-say-idUSKCN1NY1C5

“Germany Just Unveiled Its Plan to Fight Plastic Waste”

“Germany is taking a stand against “throwaway society.” On Monday, Svenja Schulze, the nation’s environmental minister, unveiled a new five-point plan to decrease the amount of plastic waste Germany produces.” https://futurism.com/the-byte/plastic-waste-reduction-germany

“We have the tech to tackle climate change now–here are the next steps”

“The world has a tiny window of time to change course to avoid the worst-case scenario of climate change in the future–from global food shortages and catastrophic fires and floods to mass deaths from extreme temperatures. The good… Read More

“Government climate report warns of worsening US disasters”

“As California’s catastrophic wildfires recede and people rebuild after two hurricanes, a massive new federal report warns that these types of disasters are worsening in the United States because of global warming. The White House report quietly issued… Read More