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Grinding Food vs. Sending It to Landfill - Jacqueline Mullin

The modern way of dealing with waste involves a series of steps, all of which contribute to climate change. Embracing alternative solutions, such as grinding food not only reduces the volume of waste sent to landfills but also presents an opportunity.

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Glass Bottle Waste Helps Produce Energy - Michael Cameron

Most people are aware that bottle waste can be used to make new bottles, aggregate materials, and is used in landscaping; however, experts now say it can help produce energy too. While electricity is a common source of energy, one limitation that oft.

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Waste-To-Energy Industry Growing

Waste-To-Energy Market Growing - Jacqueline Mullin

As the global population continues to grow, so does the need to find innovative, sustainable and lucrative ways to manage the waste produced by the expanding population.  By embracing the waste-to-energy (WTE) industry governments are not only creat.

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The Surge in Electric Car Use - Jacqueline Mullin

The growing popularity of electric vehicles makes it difficult to remember when the environmentally friendly automobiles were considered appropriate solely for short local trips. Today, an increasing awareness of the connection between cars and clima.

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Fuel from Donuts - Sam Zeitz

Donuts are known for not being the healthiest of snacks, but oil refinery, Neste and Frazer Bakery; a leading bakery in Finland, are working together to put the extra fat from this tasty treat to good use. As a part of their Doughnut Trick campaign, .

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Achieving Climate change

Achieving Climate Change - Samantha Zeitz

Scientific experts are saying to comply with the Paris Agreement countries are going to have to start putting a lot more effort into achieving climate change goals. A new study from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) sho.

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Water-Harvester

Water Harvester: Creating Water With Help From Sun - Jacqueline Mullin

Mankind is again harnessing the power of the sun but this time it is not for the purpose of energy generation. Instead, researchers are harvesting water from dry air by using a device that employs a metal-organic framework (MOF) to collect water mole.

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Corals on reefs showing bleaching by warmer than average waters near Keppel Islands off the central Queensland coast, Monday, Jan. 23, 2006. Scientists fear the find could be the beginning of another bleaching event which could cause widespread destruction of corals. During bleaching, corals lose their brown symbiotic algae. The chairman of a Bleaching Working Group, said Feb. 2, 2006 that after four months of warmer sea temperatures, readings were now similar to those experienced between 2001 and 2002 when the Great Barrier Reef suffered its worst coral bleaching event. (AAP Image/University of Queensland/Ove Hoegh-Guldberg) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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Climate Change in Great Barrier Reef - Samantha Zeitz

Warmer weather might signal the start of beach season, but for the organisms living in some waters it could signal bleach season. Scientists at the Australian Research Council’s coral reef program at James Cook University have found that Australia.

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Solar Power Without Solar Panels

Solar Power Without Solar Panels - Jacqueline Mullin

The power of the sun is again being harnessed to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but this time it is not through solar panels. Instead, a breakthrough achieved by a team of scientists from around the world is offering a way to recycle carbon di.

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Cheap Toys and Pollution - Samantha Zeitz

Experts are now saying western consumers buying cheap imported toys could be contributing to pollution-related deaths in the countries they are produced. Although sending production offshore may be an economical idea, a new study published in the jou.

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