The recent increase in natural gas production could provide a bridge to a lower carbon future because it generates half the carbon dioxide CO2 of coal when burned However natural gas that is leaked into ... - Read More
Leaded gasoline was a larger emission source of the toxic heavy metal lead than mining in South America even though the extraction of metals from the region's mines historically released huge quantities of lead into ... - Read More
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Anything from whisks and washing machines to power tools and PCs can be classed as WEEE at their end of life stage and most are now recycled as they usually contain many valuable materials or ... - Read More
The use of silicon carbide as a semiconductor for mechanical and electrical sensor devices is showing promise for improved operations and safety in harsh working environments according to new research from Griffith University Experiments with ... - Read More
As many places in the U S and Europe increasingly turn to biomass rather than fossil fuels for power and heat scientists are focusing on what this trend might mean for air quality and people's ... - Read More
As Earth warms and glaciers all over the world begin to melt researchers and public policy experts have focused largely on how all of that extra water will contribute to sea level rise But another ... - Read More
Wildfires which send hot flames and smoke high into the air create black carbon emissions associated with climate change and risk to human health Carbon emissions from wildfires in the contiguous U S are expected ... - Read More
A University of Delaware research team is considering the important question of what it will take to create an affordable emissions free car The question an issue of engineering and economics is being studied by ... - Read More
Researchers from the Madariaga Lab at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid have carried out a series of trials to study the explosiveness of sludge on thermal drying plants of sewage sludge The obtained result will ... - Read More
Researchers at Sandia and Argonne national laboratories have demonstrated for the first time a method to successfully predict pressure dependent chemical reaction rates It's an important breakthrough in combustion and atmospheric chemistry that is expected ... - Read More
Scientists have long known that air pollution caused by cars and trucks solvent use and even plants is reduced when broken down by naturally occurring compounds that act like detergents of the atmosphere What has ... - Read More
Researchers have developed a coating technique that they plan to use to protect turbine engine and waste incinerator components against heat and oxidation A topcoat from micro scaled hollow aluminium oxide spheres provides heat insulation ... - Read More
A fly's sense of smell could be used in new technology to detect drugs and bombs new University of Sussex research has found Brain scientist Professor Thomas Nowotny was surprised to find that the 'nose' ... - Read More
Car engines whether driven by gasoline diesel or electricity waste an abundance of energy Researchers are working on ways to stem this wastefulness Ultramodern test facilities are helping them to optimize the entire development process ... - Read More
The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2013 propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide This is according to the World Meteorological Organization's annual Greenhouse Gas ... - Read More
For the first time researchers have been able to open a kind of window into the inner workings of a lithium ion battery Using a neutron beam chemists and engineers at The Ohio State University ... - Read More
Researchers in Japan have engineered a membrane with advanced features capable of removing harmful greenhouse gases from the atmosphere Their findings published in the British journal Nature Communications may one day contribute to lower greenhouse ... - Read More
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