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Underwater Solar Cells Convert Greenhouse Gases into Fuel

Underwater Solar Cells Convert Greenhouse Gases into Fuel

Inspired by the natural process of photosynthesis in plants, which converts energy from the sun into sugars, new solar cells have been developed that allow 'artificial photosynthesis'.

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Australian CleanTech Success Story Set to Close

Australian CleanTech Success Story Set to Close

Despite a well-documented track record of success in enabling Australian Clean Technology companies to commercialize their products, the Australian Technologies Competition is now slated to close.

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New Dust Extraction System Makes Shop-Floor Indoor Climate 75% Cleaner

New Dust Extraction System Makes Shop-Floor Indoor Climate 75% Cleaner

A dust extraction unit that exploits the laws of nature has made the indoor climate on the ‘shop-floor’ of the Thamshavn smelter in Norway 75 percent cleaner.

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Researchers Reduce Carbon Dioxide into Carbon Monoxide with Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotubes

Researchers Reduce Carbon Dioxide into Carbon Monoxide with Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotubes

Using solar or wind power to produce carbon-based fuels, which are commonly called fossil fuels, might seem like a self-defeating approach to making a greener world.

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Methane Seeps from Svalbard Seafloor Deposits Release Less Greenhouse Gas

Methane Seeps from Svalbard Seafloor Deposits Release Less Greenhouse Gas

Methane seeps from seafloor deposits near Svalbard release less ‘greenhouse gas’ into the atmosphere than other Arctic sites because ocean currents there form an effective barrier.

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Interviews

The Drought in California

Ellen Hanak spoke to AZoCleanTech about the ongoing California drought, and its lessons for a changing climate

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Shedding New Light on Sun Tracking Solar Cells

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.

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Designing and Constructing Zero-Carbon Emissions Houses

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.

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Rootworm Resistance to Environmentally Friendly Farming Practices

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.

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