Author: Angelique Van Engelen
It’s one of the biggest issues currently being addressed in Poznan: How can we stop the burning of forests as poor people burn firewood to make a living? Wood is also increasingly popular as a biomass fuel. So what’s the deal? Can we burn wood and not impact the environment? The quick answer is that … Continued
The two-week COP14 climate talks which start today in Poznan Poland, are the halfway mark in a two year negotiation effort by no less than 190 countries on a replacement for the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. The new concept is way more ambitious than Kyoto which was signed by only 37 industrialized countries who committed to … Continued
The Pope has switched to solar energy. The Vatican might in the near future embark on a more ambitious project to become an alternative energy producer which transports energy back to the grid.
Geologists find a type of rock that absorbs carbon naturally. Could this be a silver bullet in the fight against global warming?
The world economy is in severe trouble – just how committed to fighting global warming will nations turn out to be? Next week’s climate talks in Poland are going to be a test.
The FDA is expected to okay applications by Coke and Pepsi to start using the Stevia plant as a zero calorie sweetener by the end of next week. Once they’ve got thumbs up from the food watchdog, both beverage companies are expected to roll out zero calorie products immediately, industry insiders say.
Solar energy is increasingly tipped to be a mainstream solution to the planet’s energy and environmental crises. A solar grid would need to be global for it to be as efficient as possible, scientists say.
Recycling e-waste could be a lot easier if producers created smart materials that disassemble automatically at the end of the gadget’s life.