The World Resources Institute has announced an initiative that it says will focus on business and finance models for sustainable, low-carbon economic growth in major markets like the U.S., China, Mexico, India and Brazil.
In the last few years, Europe as a whole has made a variety of efforts to reduce carbon emissions, by encouraging use electric and hybrid vehicles as well as of alternative modes of transportation. But
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Jellyfish are taking over the world's oceans. Warming waters and the elimination of key predators like sharks and tuna, hav made conditions ideal for the soft, brainless, organisms and their numbers have
We do not have a choice. A HOTTER future is coming because of climate change. Now, we are only left with the question of how we will adapt to it. This is the sentiment of the new book by Matthew Kahn entitled:
We first heard about The Science Museum's new climate change gallery back in March this year when we read an exasperating report in The Times saying the museum was "revising the contents of its new climate science gallery to
"It's almost as if Antarctica didn't want us there and was continually trying to kill us," says Will Steger of his seven-month dogsled expedition across the southern pole. But the journey wasn't just arduous and unprecedented, it was an eye opener for
The process of ocean acidification can be a confusing one. Exactly how does the carbon dioxide in our atmosphere change the pH balance in the oceans, and what kinds of issues does it cause? Oceana has created an excellent tour via
The impact of ocean acidification on sea life is becoming better understood in areas like coral reefs, where impacts like bleaching, altered shells of crustaceans, and even a changing sense of smell among
Treehugger has noted before how one can generate electricity from algae; Now Designboom shows a lamp designed by Mike Thompson that uses the principle. Place the lamp outside and the algae generates electricity during
Mentos ... The Freshmaker also could be known as Mentos ... The Fuelmaker. You can make a car move with nothing but Coke Zero, Mentos, and some super sudsy science. If you've spent any time on the Internets, you've no doubt seen the wonders of Mentos
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Dear Pablo: Our café uses dishes by Ecoproducts. Each plate has "Compostable" and "Tree Free" embossed on the surface. Does this plate need to go into a compost? Or can it be thrown into a recycling bin? What happens if it
Mongstad industrial area at night. Photo Tøssekaien via flickr.
The Norwegians have been big supporters of carbon capture and storage, and the government helped get the public to go along with building of a gas-fired plant near an existing oil refinery