Article - 14 Oct 2015
Recently, it was exposed that Volkswagen had programmed their engines to 'cheat' emissions tests to appear less polluting than they truly are. However, research conducted at the University of...
Article - 6 Aug 2015
With much of its economy based on agriculture, New Zealand must cope with the toll farming takes on its natural environment.
Article - 20 Jul 2015
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.
Article - 18 Jun 2015
As home to one-fifth of the world’s total population, China is the most populous nation on the planet.
Article - 11 Jun 2015
Gustavo Porpino, lead author of a study entitled the Food Wastage Paradox, speaks to AZoCleantech about how much food is wasted each year around the world and the drastic effects that this can have on...
Article - 30 Jan 2015
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it is more commonly referred to, is the process by which underground rock is fractured by a highly pressurized fluid containing water, chemicals and sand.
Article - 24 Jul 2014
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) roughly 10% of the world's population (780 million) do not have access to a source of clean drinking water and disease associated with the consumption...
Article - 29 Nov 2013
A fuel cell may be defined as a device that converts chemical energy from a fuel into electricity through a chemical reaction. The chemical reaction occurs in the presence of oxygen or an oxidizing...
Article - 6 Mar 2013
The Fischer-Tropsch (FT) process, originally developed by Franz Fischer and Hans Tropsch in early 1920s, is a series of chemical reactions that involve the conversion of hydrogen and carbon monoxide...
Article - 8 Feb 2013
Hydrogels are polymer chains comprising of repetitive units with the capability of absorbing water molecules. Certain hydrogels are capable of absorbing as much as 500 times their weight in water.