News - 15 Jun 2017
Summer wildfires boost air pollution considerably more than previously believed.
Naturally burning timber and brush launch what are called fine particles into the air at a rate three times as...
News - 27 May 2013
Stanford scientists joined colleagues in presenting California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday with a consensus statement sounding the alarm on climate change and urging action on pollution, population...
News - 24 Feb 2009
On an unseasonably warm May afternoon, University of Montana wildlife biology Professor Scott Mills treks into the shadowy forests above the Seeley-Swan Valley in pursuit of his quarry. He skirts the...
News - 23 Jul 2019
A DC-8 flying laboratory developed by NASA was flown recently to initiate an elaborate study into the life cycles of smoke caused by fires in the United States.
This two-month investigation...
Article - 24 Mar 2022
This article looks at Keshavarz et al.'s study looking at hydrogen diffusion in coal and its implications for hydrogen geo-storage. The research was published in Journal of Colloid and Interface...
Article - 21 Oct 2008
When fibers get into the air they may be inhaled into the lungs, where they can cause significant health problems. This article looks at what home owners should and shouldn't do when asbestos may be...
Article - 15 Oct 2019
This article will examine the specific characteristics of polymers that have proven to be beneficial for smart surfaces. Researchers have discovered a range of applications that suit the unique and...
Article - 16 May 2018
A huge whale with a plastic bucket stuck in its mouth, new-born dolphin calves being exposed to pollutants through their mother’s contaminated milk
Article - 23 Aug 2023
Making big changes doesn't have to be dramatic - sometimes, small steps are just as impactful. In this article, Tough Tech explains how decarbonizing transports will take a lot of these small steps,...
Article - 22 Sep 2009
Saving energy around the house is a beautiful win-win situation. Energy saving means your environmental impact is decreased which helps to save the world, plus you will save money on utility bills....