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A Device That Purifies Polluted Air While Producing Hydrogen

Air pollution is one of the key problems that need to be overcome in order to secure a more sustainable future for our planet. So it’s great news that a team of scientists from the University of Antwerp and KU Leuven, have devised a process that can both mitigate air pollution as well as provide a clean energy source in the form of hydrogen, at the same time. This device does so using nanomaterials and sunlight. […]

By |June 3rd, 2017|Green Tech|0 Comments

Using Soot to Make Printer Ink

Printer ink is what companies selling printers make the majority of their profits on. Now MIT graduate Anirudh Sharma has come up with a way to make this ink by “repurposing” pollution. Right now, ink that we buy in printer cartridges is basically just carbon black color mixed with a variety of chemicals, and Sharma has come up with a way to replace the carbon with the soot that pollutes the air in many developed and developing cities.

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By |November 5th, 2015|Green Tech|0 Comments

Decorative Facade Removes Air Pollution in Perth, Mexico City, and Abu Dhabi

Daniel Schwaag and Allison Dring, of design firm, Elegant Embellishments, have developed a remarkable three-dimensional architectural tile that is capable of reducing air pollution in urban locations, is quick and easy to install, and provides visual appeal.

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By |May 15th, 2013|Air Quality|8 Comments

Breaking: President Bush Excerpts on Climate Change and GHG Emissions [ +Reactions]

[Live] 2:45 EST – President Makes Remarks on Climate Change !!

Response Links: what people are saying.

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By |April 16th, 2008|News|0 Comments

[Video] Al Gore, the PPT Presentation v2.0

[Time – 27:54] The optimism of environmentalism isn’t about belief, it’s about behavior.  And we need a hero generation.  We have the capacity to do it.  Rise to the challenge and lay the basis for a bright and optimistic human future. 

++We Can Solve It

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By |April 11th, 2008|News|0 Comments

An Earth-Friendly Home [Graphic]

The average American releases about 50,000 pounds of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year.  A large portion of that comes from our homes and wasted, wasted energy.  Matter of fact, according to a recent McKinsey study, the single most cost-effective way to reduce GHG emissions is via building insulation.  Click on […]

By |January 11th, 2008|Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Gadgets|0 Comments