(Elsevier) Two new chemistry solutions that use a new green technique to remove toxic metal from wastewater and improve pollination and ecosystem health with the help of butterflies have won the Elsevier Foundation-ISC3 Green and Sustainable Chemistr...
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(University of Texas at San Antonio) The UTSA engineering majors beat out nearly 70 competitors to take the top prize for their Vault-O generator, a next-generation plug-and-play technology that aims to help reduce carbon emissions and operating cost...
(University of Cambridge) Researchers from the UK and Spain have identified an eco-friendly solid that could replace the inefficient and polluting gases used in most refrigerators and air conditioners.
Senator Lamar Alexander’s proposal would beef up funding for energy research and carbon capture-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(University of Minnesota) The greening or eutrophication of the world's lakes will increase the emission of methane into the atmosphere by 30 to 90 percent during the next 100 years, say authors of a March 26, 2019 paper in Nature Communications...
Too many people are focusing on how much it will cost and not on the trillions of dollars it could save-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(University of Waterloo) Simple, inexpensive urban design interventions can increase well-being and social connections among city residents, finds a new case study from the Urban Realities Lab at the University of Waterloo.
(American Geophysical Union) Researchers have proposed a new idea that may explain why some Antarctic icebergs are tinged emerald green rather than the normal blue, potentially solving a decades-long scientific mystery.
The resolution’s focus on climate and social justice highlights the central challenges—and opportunities—of our time-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Several states are working to decarbonize their electric sectors with options from solar power to nuclear energy-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com