Air pollution is a significant problem across Turkey, particularly in the country’s urban centers. According to the European Environment Agency (EEA), more than 97 percent of Turkey’s urban population is exposed to unsafe amounts of particulate matter pollution.
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With much of its economy based on agriculture, New Zealand must cope with the toll farming takes on its natural environment. Both Maori and British settlers were responsible for large tracts of land being deforested or drained of water.
Pakistan has a wide range of geography within its borders, from coastal plains to arid deserts to some of the tallest mountains in the world, including K2, the world’s second-tallest mountain. Pakistan’s highest elevations are covered with glaciers, which supply the Indus River with vast amounts of water.
Canada is largely defined by its size, as the second-largest country in the world, and sparse population, with about 75 percent of Canadians living within 100 miles of the United States of America. The Canadian population is also highly concentrated around its cities, outside of southern Ontario.
Corals are marine invertebrates of the phylum Cnidaria that live in colonies consisting of thousands of genetically identical polyps (~10 mm) anchored together by a calcium carbonate exoskeleton excreted at their base.
Professor Max Shtein from the University of Michigan speaks to AZoCleantech about a new design for sun tracking solar cells based on the Japanese art of kirigami.
Phil Jones speaks to AZoCleantech about how architects from the university designed and built a house with implemented technology to help reduce its energy demand and carbon emissions.
Dr. Joseph L. Spencer speaks to AZoCleantech about how the behavior of corn rootworms has changed in recent years and how this is affecting their resistance to crop rotation techniques.
Dr. Paul Gilna and Dr. Kevin Wenger speak to AZoCleantech about a new biofuel developed called C5 FUEL™.
Dr. Stephen Ritter speaks to AZoCleantech about the various chemicals used as refrigerants and how recent attempts have been made to make them more environmentally friendly.
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