“Plasticiet produces terrazzo-like material from recycled plastic”

“Dutch startup Plasticiet aims to create “something of value” from recycled plastic for use in interior and furniture design. Based in Rotterdam, the startup was founded by designers Marten van Middelkoop and Joost Dingemans. Using recycled plastic collected… Read More

“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

“Related Group’s Jorge Pérez: ‘Sea level rise is something that is going to hit us all’”

“What do a billionaire real estate mogul, a wealth management executive and a Republican congresswoman have in common? Living and working in South Florida, they share concerns about the impacts that a changing climate — and rising seas… 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

“The many ways climate change worsens California wildfires”

“California has been ravaged by record wildfires in recent years. 2017 was the state’s costliest and most destructive fire season on record. The Mendocino wildfire in July 2018 was California’s largest-ever by a whopping 60 percent. Even though… 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

“As oceans grow more acidic, they’re eating away at their protective floors”

“Much of the deep sea has never been explored close-up by humans. Some submarines have plumbed its depths, but reaching the ocean bottom is a complicated and expensive journey, challenging because the seabed lies under more than three… Read More