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These Artificial Leaves Can Absorb 10 Times More CO2 From The Air Than Real Leaves

Andrea D. Steffen
Plants possess a natural ability to purify the air and produce energy while doing so. The ability is called photosynthesis and it is the process whereby plants use water and carbon dioxide from the air
Environment Sustainability Technology

Ducati CEO Confirms “The Future Is Electric” Responding to Growing Demand

Andrea D. Steffen
Due to the effects of climate change becoming increasingly apparent around the world, there is a pressing need to transition away from burning fossil fuels and towards more environmentally-friendly vehicles. Because of this, the market
Environment Sustainability

Ben & Jerry’s Bans Single-Use Plastics Because ‘We Can’t Recycle Our Way Out of This Problem’

Andrea D. Steffen
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s announces their plan to prevent 2.5 million plastic straws and 30 million plastic spoons from being handed out each year by quickly halting its use of single-use plastics. The
Environment Innovation Sustainability Technology

This Airplane Will Fly Into The Stratosphere On SunPower Without Using A Drop Of Fossil Fuels

Andrea D. Steffen
SunPower is one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable energy companies, with more than 30 years of proven experience. Their headquarters are in Silicon Valley, California but they have customers across the globe and
Environment Sustainability

Biodiesel Is Destroying The Rainforests More Than We Think

Andrea D. Steffen
BioDiesel is killing the rainforests! More than half of the palm oil imported into Europe goes into diesel fuel, according to Transport and the Environment. A massive 87 percent of the growth in the use
Environment Innovation Nature Sustainability

Bomb Detecting Nanobionic Spinach Plants Are The Ultimate Superfood

Andrea D. Steffen
Not only is spinach a superfood because of its nutritional value, but also because of its ability to detect explosives. Yes, spinach today can tell if there’s a bomb around. MIT engineers have transformed spinach
Environment Innovation Sustainability

Baking Soda Filled Microcapsules Capture CO2 Emissions Effectively

Andrea D. Steffen
Coal and natural gas are still a major staple in the world’s energy supply. These elements release CO2 into the atmosphere. It is an ongoing battle to find a way to reverse this effect through
Sustainability

Chinese Government Plans Large-Scale Subsidy-Free Wind & Solar

Andrea D. Steffen
China’s solar sector had a tumultuous year in the renewable energy industry. To counter this, the Central Government has laid out plans to drive the development of subsidy-free wind and solar projects across the country
Environment Health Nature Sustainability

A Vaccine Created From Mushrooms Could Save The Honey Bees

Andrea D. Steffen
Today is not a good time for the honeybees. They have been dying off in vast numbers for several years now. Up to 30-90 percent of the colonies have died off. It’s all over environmental
Environment Sustainability

Clean Energy Startup Turns Poop Into Earth-Friendly Fuel Without Emitting CO2

Andrea D. Steffen
There’s a new solution to saving the planet – poop our way to a better world. Human waste has been turned into fuel by Spanish company, Ingelia. Their sewage-based energy source is called biochar and

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