Article - 30 Dec 2007
Coal is the workhouse of the electric power industry of the United States and supplies more than half of the electricity consumed. Coal-fired electric generating plants are the cornerstone of...
Article - 16 Jun 2017
Carrageenan is a derivative of red seaweed and usually used to thicken food, but a team from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have discovered it also works well as a stabiliser in...
Article - 18 Apr 2018
Ocean going vessels generate significant pollution. These emissions affect not only those who live near to the water but also people living hundreds of miles inland.
Article - 12 Mar 2019
As society advances, we are discovering more pollutants that are contributing to negative climate change effects and global warming.
Article - 11 Jun 2019
Natural gas burns ‘cleaner’ than other fossil fuels. The result is a cut in carbon dioxide emissions to approximately half of that created from coal burning.
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 - 20 Feb 2013
'Syngas' or 'synthesis gas' is a combination of hydrogen, carbon monoxide, small quantities of carbon dioxide and other trace gases. Normally derived from feedstocks, Syngas contains carbon, such as...
Article - 31 Jul 2008
Glossary of terms related to greenhouse gases, global warming and climate change
Article - 23 Aug 2012
If even 2% of the heat below the Earth’s volcanoes is harnessed, it could provide enough
energy for the entire United States 2500 times over. Are volcanoes really all that bad?
Article - 22 May 2013
Biodiesel is a vegetable oil- or animal fat-based diesel fuel consisting of long-chain alkyl esters. It is typically formed by the chemical reaction of lipids with alcohol that produce fatty acid...