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Environment Sustainability

Project In UK Is Turning CO2 Emissions Into Animal Feed

Luana Steffen
While people become increasingly aware that a plant-based diet has a smaller environmental impact than a meat-based one, few know that the most considerable ecological impact comes from animal feed. Deep Branch Biotechnology has developed...
Sustainability Transport

Aptera’s Solar Electric Vehicle That Never Needs Charging Ready For Production

Luana Steffen
Electric car makers don’t add solar panels to their roofs because it wouldn’t generate enough power, and the driver would still need to charge it, so it’s pointless. Solar racers don’t have that problem because...
Environment Sustainability World News

South Korea Vows To Become Carbon Neutral By 2050

Luana Steffen
On October 28, South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, announced at the National Assembly’s corrective speech that the country would reach carbon neutrality by 2050, in response to climate change. The move brings South Korea in...
Environment Sustainability World News

Australia’s Economy Will Lose $3.4tn By Ignoring Climate Crisis

Andrea D. Steffen
An analysis by Deloitte Access Economics, a consultancy firm, found that Australia’s economy will either suffer or benefit – the outcome depends on whether its government addresses the climate crisis. If climate issues go unchecked,...
Environment Nature

Leaving Big Fish In The Ocean Can Reduce CO2 Emissions

Luana Steffen
Scientists have discovered that leaving big fish in the sea can lower the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) released into the atmosphere. How does leaving big fish in the ocean help reduce CO2? When a...
Environment Sustainability World News

China’s Tree Planting Policy Is Fierce; Its Carbon Sink Is Significant

Andrea D. Steffen
China is responsible for around 28% of global emissions, making it the world’s most significant source of human-produced carbon dioxide. To abate its climate impacts, the country has an aggressive tree-planting policy, absorbing a significantly...
Innovation Sustainability Technology

Li-Ion Batteries Charge 80% In 5 Minutes With New World’s Fastest Electrodes

Andrea D. Steffen
Nawa technologies, well-known for its contribution to the ultracapacitor market, has developed the world’s fastest electrode for lithium batteries by using a modified version of the ones it operates in the ultracapacitors. The high-tech electrode...
Sustainability World News

Australia Could See A $250bn Investment Boom If It Commits To Zero Emissions

Andrea D. Steffen
Modeling by the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) shows that Australia could unlock a $63bn investment boom over the next five years if it moves towards a net-zero emissions economy. That growth would rise...
Science Technology

First Superconductor That Operates At Room Temperature Discovered

Andrea D. Steffen
In 1911, physicists discovered superconductivity but at temperatures near absolute zero (−273.15°C), which isn’t very practical. Since then, physicists have been on the hunt for superconductors that can be maintained at temperatures closer to nature...
Sustainability World News

China Commits To Carbon Neutrality Before 2060

Andrea D. Steffen
A surprising announcement was made at the United Nations General Assembly in September by President Xi Jinping: China is committing to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060. The pledge means the nation’s next five-year plan (2021-25)...