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Key to Speeding Up Carbon Sequestration Discovered

Source: m.phys.org Published: July 17, 2017 Scanning electron microscopy image of calcite. Credit: Adam Subhas/Caltech by California Institute of Technology Scientists at Caltech and USC have discovered a way to speed up the slow part of the chemical reaction that...

China Plans 100 Panda-Shaped Solar Plants on New Silk Road

Source: reuters.com Published: July 24, 2017 Reporting by Muyu Xu and Ryan Woo in Beijing and Pak Yiu in Hong Kong; Editing by Joseph Radford BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – In a country where you can find everything from chopsticks to slippers designed to look...

Peatlands Are 2nd Only to Oceans in The Amount of Carbon They Store

Source: drawdown.org Published: July 25, 2017 Peatlands: Although they cover just 3% of earth’s land area, they are 2nd only to oceans in the amount of carbon they store. Peatlands, also known as bogs or mires, are neither solid ground nor water but something in...

How to Get Started with Composting

Source: Unknown Published: July 25, 2017   Learn the basics to composting — it’s easier than you think! Composting helps shrink our landfills, and the results are great for your garden and the planet. The trick is to know your “greens” from your “browns” and how to...

Vertical Farming Startup Raises $200M

Source: bbc.com Published: July 19, 2017 Plenty’s first farms will grow lettuce and other greens. Getty Images Plenty, a San Francisco vertical farming start-up, has raised $200m (£154m) from big-name investors that include Japanese media giant SoftBank,...

Refrigerants with Low Global Warming Potential

Source: facilityexecutive.com Published: February 10, 2017 By Brian Fricke, Ken Schultz, and Xudong Wang With the ratification of the Montreal protocol in 1987, chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) refrigerants, such as R11, R12, R22, and R123,...

Oceanlinx – Oscillating Water Column Device

Source: Unknown Published: July 22, 2017 Oceanlinx  have developed an advanced Oscillating Water Column Device. Thanks to a solid international support, this Australian project is absolutely in the forefront of wave energy technology. The source for this article is...