In 2020, carbon emissions fell 5.8% due to the economic calamity and travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many countries shut down or restricted air travel, road travel, and more people worked from home. All of the above decreased travel-induced emissions, which was seen as a silver lining of the dark cloud that COVID-19…
Apple has released its 2021 Environmental Progress Report, and they touted their use of recycled materials, carbon emissions reductions and the contentious issue of the chargers they excluded from iPhone packaging. Apple stopped shipping iPhones with AC adapters in the second half of 2020, citing environmental reasons. Critics say they did it to increase profits…
The German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrint has withdrawn certification for Porsche Cayenne vehicles equipped with three-cylinder Diesel engines due to faulty emissions control software. On Thursday, during an internal probe into their vehicles, Porsche stated that they discovered ‘irregular’ emissions software, and agreed to recall the vehicles and resolve the problem. Alexander Dobrint commented: ‘We…
The DAPL oil pipeline that advocates promised wouldn’t leak has already spilled oil, and its construction hasn’t even been completed yet.
Ford has started remanufacturing old engine blocks using their new Plasma Transferred Wire Arc thermal spray process. Unlike traditional recycling and remanufacturing techniques, they don’t melt them and make new ones.
The strongest hurricane ever recorded in the pacific ocean, was spotted entering Mexico at 7:15 PM ET.
The COTSBot is a robot developed at a Queensland university aimed at killing Crown Of Thorns starfish.
We all know that a fair amount of food goes to waste, but how much? You will be surprised.
The death toll in Nepal has risen, and Nepal may experience an even stronger earthquake.
A bill prohibiting rolling coal (the deliberate increase of vehicle smog emissions) has been introduced in the state of Illinois.