CCS Can Mitigate Climate Change For $17.6 Trillion USD

A study has now revealed how much it would cost to use Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to mitigate climate change. It is $17.6 trillion dollars. Proponents of it said it is the only feasible way to mitigate climate change (apart from nuclear power) because coal and natural gas are cheap. Is this $17.6 trillion…

Google Uses Anti-Poaching Technology To Curb Overfishing

Google Inc has allowed the free use of their Global Fishing Watch tool launched in collaboration with the conservation organizations SkyTruth and Oceana to expose illegal fishing activities. This system is already capable of tracking more than 3,000 vessels equipped with automatic identification systems (AIS), and that number will increase as many more satellites are commissioned.…

Project Ara: An upgradeable, repairable phone.

Phonebloks Demonstrates Project Ara, A Modular Phone

Project Ara has demonstrated a working prototype of their modular Android smartphone. It enables you to swap out quite a few parts, including the application processor, battery, LED module, loudspeaker, and USB charge card. Modular technology like this is great for upgrades, repairs, and is more environmentally sound than traditional irreparable smartphones. Today, you’re lucky…

The British Medical Association Has Chosen To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Originally published on Cleantechnica By Nicholas Brown. The British Medical Association (BMA), the trade union and professional association of British doctors has decided to end their investment in fossil fuels. One of the reasons stated was the irony of medical organizations investing in the fossil fuel industry which damages public health, and the medical industry’s…

How Ventilation Works To Keep You Cool

Originally published on Green Building Elements By Nicholas Brown. There is a common concern about ventilation bringing warm air into rooms. While this is true, it still helps to keep you cool by blowing out the even warmer air inside your home, and by helping to reduce humidity which makes you feel warmer. In many…