Solar energy can now be stored for up to 18 years, say scientists

Solar-powered electronics are one step closer to becoming an everyday part of our lives thanks to a “radical” new scientific breakthrough. In 2017, scientists at a Swedish university created an energy system that makes it possible to capture and store…

More Details
Man creates environmental charity with €200m lottery win rather than ‘buying sports cars’

A huge lottery payout is being used to “protect the living and watch over our own future,” a move that’s been called exceptionally generous. The €200m EuroMillions jackpot has been used to set up an environmental foundation which will protect…

More Details
Why a powerful planet-warming gas is surging in Earth’s atmosphere

It shows no sign of slowing. Update Apr. 7, 2022, 11:10 AM ET: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that in 2021 atmospheric levels of methane had increased by a record amount for the second straight year. The original methane story…

More Details
Climate Change vs Weather ~ Big Difference!

Climate is sometimes mistaken for weather. But climate is different from weather because it is measured over a long period of time, whereas weather can change from day to day, or from year to year. The climate of an area…

More Details
8minute Solar Energy Celebrates its Partnership with Moapa Band of Paiutes

Workers at the Eagle Shadow Mountain Solar Project highlight the opportunities solar provides, especially for tribal communities LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2022 – To provide an on-the-ground perspective on solar development, 8minute Solar Energy (8minute) is highlighting its continued collaboration…

More Details
‘If We Don’t Find Ways To Deal Effectively With Data, The Cost To The Planet Could Be Huge’: Why CIOs Are Making Sustainable IT A Top Priority

Martin Giles Against a backdrop of growing investor attention to environmental, social and governance issues (ESG), a group of CIOs and other top tech leaders recently launched a new U.S. nonprofit called SustainableIT.org. © Provided by Forbes Engineer at a…

More Details
New polymer membrane tech improves efficiency of CO2 capture

Researchers have developed a new membrane technology that allows for more efficient removal of carbon dioxide (CO2) from mixed gases, such as emissions from power plants. “To demonstrate the capability of our new membranes, we looked at mixtures of CO2…

More Details

Microplastics have been found in air, water, food and now … human blood Mike Snider Plastic – it’s in your blood. And we know so because researchers have just found microscopic plastic particles flowing in our bloodstream for the first time.© Janice…

More Details
RED-CROWNED CRANES

These Revered Cranes Escaped Extinction. Can They Survive Without Humans? Conservators vastly increased the numbers of red-crowned cranes, a symbol of loyalty and longevity in Japanese culture. That’s just a start. By Motoko Rich and Hikari Hida Photographs by James…

More Details
What Happens to the Old Batteries in Electric Cars?

Consumer Reports These power sources can have many uses, CR says By Consumer Reports Electric cars are becoming a more viable option for many car buyers, with almost 100 pure electric models set to debut by the end of 2024. With the…

More Details