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The Chemical Recycling Technology That Might Unlock a Plastic Neutral Australia
Science & Tech  (tags: science, NewTechnology, environment, plastics, pollution, recycling, chemical recycling )

Elizabeth
- 20 days ago - bit.ly
A breakthrough technology that turns plastics back into oil is now commercially viable. It combines the chemical recycling technology alongside physical recycling in the one plant so that 100 per cent of plastics can be captured and recycled
Student Treks to Yellowstone and Finds Bacteria That Eats Pollution and Breathes Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, science, research, world, news, humans, habitat, student, yellowstone, bacteria, pollution, electricity, good news, environment )

Ricardo
- 114 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
A determined young student has made an exciting new discovery after he embarked on a strenuous 7-mile walk into the wilderness of Yellowstone National Park last August. Unlike thousands of tourists who trek to admire the parkâEUR(TM)s iconic......
If Emissions Aren't Curbed, Clouds May Disappear
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, weather, atmosphere, pollution, greenhouse gases )

Freya
- 135 days ago - truthout.org
A study published in Nature Geoscience shows that if we continue with business-as-usual fossil fuel emissions, the atmosphere will hold 1,200 parts per million CO2 in about a century from now, which will cause stratocumulus clouds to disappear.
The Most Important Scientist You'Ve Never Heard Of
Science & Tech  (tags: pollution, contaminants, health, gasoline, research )

Freya
- 139 days ago - mentalfloss.com
For 60 years, American drivers unknowingly poisoned themselves by pumping leaded gasoline into their tanks. Here is the saga of Clair Patterson, who took on a billion-dollar industry to save humanity from itself.
Tell the EPA and DOT to Stop Trump's Attack on Clean Car Standards
Science & Tech  (tags: transportation, automobiles, cars, pollution, petitions )

Freya
- 260 days ago - act.nrdc.org
Trump is trying to roll back clean car standards - lifesaving measures that would nearly double the fuel efficiency of automobiles and drastically reduce carbon pollution from cars and trucks if left in place.
Glowing NASA Map Shows Huge Dust Clouds Swirling Across Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, dust clouds, mother earth, pollution, space, interesting pics )

Barb
- 323 days ago - space.com
We live our whole lives wandering from one cloud of dust to the next. The air is full of the stuff: salt wafting in from the sea, black carbon soot from wildfires and all sorts of dusty emissions from heavy industry.
Support NASA's Role as An Earth Science Agency
Science & Tech  (tags: pollution, global warming, climate change, greenhouse gases, petitions )

Freya
- 393 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Last month, the Trump regime closed NASA's Carbon Monitoring System, which researches the planet's flow of carbon to understand the effects of greenhouse gas. Without it, we have no way to verify that countries are adhering to the Paris Agreement.
Tell Pruitt's EPA: Stop Your War on Science
Science & Tech  (tags: Environmental Protection Agency, pollution, ecology, big business, polluters, petitions )

Freya
- 437 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Trump's industry-friendly EPA administrator has proposed a dramatic change to the way the EPA handles scientific data. If he is successful, he will intentionally blind the agency to the well-documented links between pollution and public health.
MoveOn Petitions - Stop Trump's Anti-Science Pick for NASA
Science & Tech  (tags: government, climate science, National Aeronautics and Space Administr, pollution, environment )

Nita
- 549 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Oppose Jim Bridenstine, Trump's climate-denier pick for Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Anti-Science Climate Deniers Taking Over EPA Science Advisory Board
Science & Tech  (tags: Environmental Protection Agency, Trump regime, pollution, ignorance, junk science )

Freya
- 652 days ago - alternet.org
An influential panel could soon been filled with anti-science friends of polluters.
There's Now a Mathematical Equation Showing How Fast Humans Are Wrecking Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: ecology, environment, Earth, Gaia, Anthropocene, pollution, overpopulation, apocalypse, societal collapse )

Freya
- 824 days ago - alternet.org
It is impossible to predict the future. What we can do is extrapolate a vision from our current body of scientific knowledge, mixed with a bit of good old-fashioned imagination.
The Last Spot on Earth Just Passed a Historic Climate Milestone
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, climate-change, CO2emissions, climatechange, globalwarming, globalwarming, south pole, pollution, environment, destruction, science, research, study, news )

Michael
- 1122 days ago - gizmodo.com
On May 23rd, something extraordinary happened at the South Pole. For the first time in 4 million years, carbon dioxide concentrations cleared 400 parts per million (ppm).
Stanford University Report Finds Fracking CAN Pollute Underground Drinking Water, Conflicting With Previous Studies
Science & Tech  (tags: new study, Stanford fracking study, pollution, underground drinking water supply, Pavillion, Wyoming )

Judy
- 1197 days ago - cleveland.com
"This is a wake-up call," said the lead author of the study. "It's perfectly legal to inject stimulation fluids into underground drinking water resources. This may be causing widespread impacts on drinking water resources."
Greenpeace Sting Shows Academics Selling Themselves To Polluters
Science & Tech  (tags: Princeton University, pollution, climate change denial, corruption, Academia, Prof. Wm. Happer, Prof. Frank Clemente, Greenpeace, oil & coal companies )

Barbara
- 1313 days ago - shadowproof.com
Greenpeace activists posed as representatives of oil & coal companies, approached 2 academics - Professor William Happer of Princeton University, Prof. Frank Clemente of Penn State U - about writing research papers that LIED about Pollution, for money!
Mealworms Chow Down on Plastic
Science & Tech  (tags: polystyrene foam, Styrofoam, plastic, mealworms, larval Tenebrio molitor beetles, research, pollution, waste )

Judy
- 1346 days ago - student.societyforscience.org
Tiny insects could tackle a giant waste problem
 

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