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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

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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A-Carbon-Law-Moores-Approach

Carbon Law – A Moore’s Law Approach - Jacquline Mullin

With the clock ticking down to 2050, the UN’s Paris Agreement deadline for eliminating all fossil fuel emissions, researchers are actively working to develop ways to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy. One such idea uses Moore’s Law as it.

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What-Climate-Change-Has-To-Do-With-Type-Two-Diabetes

What Climate Change Has to Do with Diabetes - Samantha Zeitz

Experts say global warming isn’t only leading to an increase in temperatures, but also type-2 diabetes. Leiden University Medical Centre and Delft University of Technology conducted a study and discovered a correlation between high temperatures and.

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Human-Element-of-Climate-Change

The Human Element Of Climate Change - Jacqueline Mullin

Examinations of the various ways that humans are causing climate change is an ongoing area of research. Adding to the data are recent findings published in the journal The Anthropocene Review which suggest that humans are causing climate change at a .

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Choking-on-Metal-Particle-Emissions

Choking on Metal Particle Emissions - Samantha Zeitz

As society works towards reducing vehicle pollution, one emission contributor has been overlooked – brake and tire dust. The function of brakes and tires has been found to launch metal particle emissions into the air. A study published in Envir.

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New-Ways-To-Monetize-Waste

New Ways to Monetize Waste - Samantha Zeitz

An Alabama based company is giving us “food for thought” or should we say thought for food? Tuscaloosa’s Inventure is repurposing food waste and finding ways to monetize it. Inventure is responsible for 16 patents and have 45 pending towards th.

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Breathing Easier with Swedens Traffic Tax

Breathing Easier with Sweden’s Traffic Tax Ghost - Jacqueline Mullin

Traffic congestion in cities is not a new challenge and the database of knowledge examining the impact of high levels of vehicle exhaust on children’s health is constantly expanding. Recent research from John Hopkins University (JHU) connects the d.

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Climate-Change-and-the-Global-Food-Demand

Climate Change and Global Food Demand

The impact of climate change on the earth is evidenced by the extreme storms, unrelenting droughts, increasing global temperatures and falling crop yields. Examining these factors alongside increasing disparages in wealth and the rising global popula.

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Reducing Your Transportation Footprint

Reducing Your Transportation Footprint in 2017 - Jacqueline Mullin

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that just under 20 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions originate in the United States. While the pollution stems from a variety of sources, an examination of the transportation.

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