Reaching zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from energy and industry by 2050 can be accomplished by rebuilding U.S. energy infrastructure to run primarily on renewable energy, at a net cost of about $1 per person per day, says a new study. Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the University of
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Hoping to solve the plastic pollution problem, with recycling technology being too often inefficient, there seems to be a new biodegradable, bio-based substitute being invented every month. In 2020 alone, GNN reported on plastic item bags made from minerals that dissolve in boiling water, biodegradable flip-flops made from algae, additives that turn regular plastics into
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Seville: home to palaces, oranges, and now, a brilliant civic recycling innovative that will see millions of tons of fruit being turned into electricity. When the spring air lies thick with the smell of orange blossoms and the city is at its most beautiful, most non-residents will be unaware that many of the 5.7 million
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Living sustainably has become increasingly important nowadays since the environment is slowly deteriorating. The constant use of single-use plastic and immeasurable amounts of waste thrown away is a threat to nature and people’s health. Of course, it can be difficult
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As we are closing in on 1 year since the coronavirus global pandemic has changed everything; it can be difficult to remember what it felt like to attend big events. But, as vaccines continue to roll out across the globe,
Going green may boost your business’ bottom line. Have a glimpse at the business world in 2021, whether brick-and-mortar facilities or online organisations, and you’ll immediately notice a wide divergence in the amount of effort poured into eco-friendly initiatives. The
With the environment in a bit of a crisis right now, it’s essential that we all do our bit to try and help the planet. By living more sustainably, we can hopefully stop the situation from getting out of control
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