“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

“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

“FedEx is adding 1,000 Chanje vans to electrify its fleet”

“FedEx is turning to a relatively new and unknown startup as it ramps up its efforts to electrify its fleet of delivery vans. The company announced Tuesday plans to add 1,000 electric delivery vehicles from Chanje Energy, a… Read More

“How even the dirtiest industries ca reach zero emissions by 2050”

“At an Australian steel mill, a massive solar farm that will be built nearby will soon help the factory run on 100% renewable power. It’s a sign of transition in an energy-intensive industry that has been one of… Read More

“Combat climate change by cutting beef and lamb production, report says”

“A new report a British advisory body has called for a 20%-50% cut in the number of sheep and cattle to help combat climate change — adding to the growing international consensus that eating red meat is not… Read More

“Climate change, not overfishing, is devastating shellfish environments”

“Valuable species of shellfish have become harder to find on the East Coast because of degraded habitats caused by a warming environment, according to a pair of scientists that sought to find out whether environmental factors or overfishing… Read More

“Kenya straddles a volcanic rift. It’s a green-energy geyser”

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2018/10/geothermal-energy-kenya-photography/ “Immediately below us lies Olkaria IV, the newest of four geothermal power plants in the area. Otieno points out the infrastructure: the meandering stacks of pipes carrying boiling-hot water and steam from wells bored deep into the… Read More

“Can these 35 ton bricks solve renewable energys biggest problem?”

“It’s already cheaper to build a new solar or wind farm than a coal plant. But when the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing, renewable electricity can still be fairly expensive to store–even though the cost… Read More