News - 22 Jul 2020
For over a century and a half, biodiesel has been produced from vegetable oil. This method considerably decreases various pollutants formed by the combustion of fossil fuels.
The two-phase system...
News - 20 Jul 2020
Graham Weale, honorary professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences and at the Centre for Environmental Management, Resources and Energy (Cure) at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) has undertaken an...
News - 16 Jul 2020
Making the transition to a renewable energy future will have environmental and long-term economic benefits and is possible in terms of energy return on energy invested (EROI), UNSW Sydney researchers...
News - 8 Jul 2020
The changeover to electric vehicles must be reflected by the growth of clean energy grids to reduce air pollution and mitigate climate change.
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News - 26 Jun 2020
Since the 1980s, in seaweed farms dotted along the coastline of the subtropical islands of Okinawa, farmers have cultivated the edible brown alga, Okinawa mozuku (Cladosiphon okamuranus). Popular in...
News - 24 Jun 2020
Over the past decade, the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays has fallen rapidly. But at the same time, the value of PV power has declined in areas that have installed significant PV generating...
News - 11 Jun 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have led to a record crash in emissions. But it will be emission levels during the recovery--in the months and years after the pandemic recedes--that...
News - 9 Jun 2020
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all become aware of how a global crisis can affect our access to food. But imagine the food security impacts of an even worse scenario -- an all-out...
News - 8 Jun 2020
Eggs that would otherwise be wasted can be used as the base of an inexpensive coating to protect fruits and vegetables, according to Rice University researchers.
The Brown School of Engineering lab...
News - 1 Jun 2020
Researchers at the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) and their collaborators from the Institute of Chemistry FEB RAS have developed a smart technology for producing a sorbent based on a...