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 itâ€™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. […]
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 â€œrepurposingâ€ 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.
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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[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.
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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 […]