Pollution Solutions


6 States Tapping into the Benefits of Carbon Farming

Source: ecowatch.com Published: July 12, 2017 Cally McDougall, Studio Hill Center for Food Safety’s Soil Solutions By Diana Donlon A handful of states around the country have begun to recognize the importance of carbon farming as an expedient tool to...

China Just Built A 250-Acre Solar Farm Shaped Like A Giant Panda

Source: businessinsider.com Published: July 6, 2017 The Panda Power Plant in Datong, China. China Merchants New Energy/Panda Green Energy Leanna Garfield Most solar farms align their solar arrays in rows and columns to form a grid. A new solar power plant in Datong,...

How Algae Can Help Sweden Eliminate Carbon Emissions

Source: ecowatch.com Published: June 25, 2017 Flickr / Michael Basial Global Citizen By Avery Friedman Algae is often considered a nuisance, but for Sweden, the rapidly growing sea plant is now an asset. As the Scandinavian country works to cut all of its greenhouse...

Waste Management

Source: newschool.edu Published: June 22, 2017 Waste Management Main Photo The New School generates around two and a half million pounds of waste each year. Forty-five percent of that waste is directly diverted from a landfill through recycling and composting. Our...

Steering Trash Down the Road Less Traveled

Source: umaine.edu Published: June 22, 2017 UMaine researchers and state stakeholders work towards a cleaner waste stream By JOE RANKIN It’s only human to make trash. Even early hunter-gathers had a waste stream. Of course, back then most of it was biodegradable and,...

Refrigeration That Won’t Heat Up the Planet

Source: greenpeace.org Published: July 1, 2016 A group of greenhouse gases you’ve probably never heard of contributes much more than its share to climate change. Known as F-gases, these chemicals are used to cool drinks, food, cars, supermarkets and office buildings....

Reducing Waste at Record-Setting Rates

Source: cta.tech Published: September 13, 2016 We are purchasing and enjoying technology at unprecedented levels, and emerging trends such as the Internet of Things and wearables likely mean more tech devices will soon be entering our homes. But what happens once...