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Geomega Will Recycle Rare Earths From USA Rare Earth

July 25th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Geomega Resources Inc, which is a rare earth cleantech developer for mining and recycling, is partnering up with USA Rare Earth, which is a funding and development partner of the Round Top Heavy Rare Earth and Critical Minerals Project in West Texas, to recycle rare earth–containing production waste


What Are “Ocean-Bound Plastics?”

May 14th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

What are "ocean-bound plastics" and how are they a good (or bad) thing? I saw a tweet in my feed by SwiftOnSecurity using this term that grabbed my attention


Honda Is Giving Batteries From Old EVs A Second Life

April 16th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Honda is expanding its partnership with European recycling specialists SNAM, which will collect used batteries from Honda dealers in 22 countries and prepare them for a second life as electrical storage systems for homes or businesses


We Need Solutions For Retired Wind Turbines

February 27th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

We need solutions for retired wind turbines — solutions other than landfills. Scott Coenen, the executive director of the Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum, has a lot to say about this, and I think we should sit up and pay attention


How Can I Save Planet Earth?

January 12th, 2020 | by Andy Miles

When people ask the question, “what could I do to help save the planet?,” it is all too often on the same level as the whiny kid being asked to take on some responsibility. Those of you who have had, or still have, teenage children will know the kind of scenario


Tesla Cybertruck Dash Made With … Paper?

November 25th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Did you know that some parts of the Tesla Cybertruck are made with paper? It seems a bit crazy that some parts of this ultra-badass vehicle that could take on the evils of traffic or a zombie apocalypse would have a softer side, but it does


Extreme Corner Case For Autonomous Cars — Giants Riding On Cars Down Hills!

September 9th, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen

So, imagine you are driving along in your fancy high-tech car, minding your own business, with your yet-to-be-feature-complete full self-driving software activated, and suddenly the car slams the brakes to a full stop, like a donkey that had an epiphany that what it was doing just didn't serve any purpose and therefor just refused to move any further. The silicon brain of your clever-as-a-donkey-robo-car just slammed on the brakes because it saw this through one of its cameras


Top 5 Climate Change Videos Of 2018

December 31st, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

We’re looking back at the videos that struck a chord with our Climate Reality audience in 2018. These top five videos were published on our Facebook page and were watched a total of 42 million times. It’s an incredible number that makes us hopeful that the world is becoming more and more aware of the climate crisis – and that together, we can stop the fake debates and focus on real solutions


Closing The Loop For Baby Diapers

December 1st, 2018 | by The Beam

On average one baby uses about 4,500 diapers, with the result being about 500 kg of waste and 500 kg of CO2 created. The numbers are in fact probably higher if we consider the whole supply chain and all aspects of distribution. Of course, there has to be a better solution.


Should All Plastic Be Banned? Join The Discussion On Kialo!

November 7th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Engaging in an honest, factual and logical debate isn't always possible, but the folks over at Kialo are on a mission to maximize the likelihood of a positive outcome, whatever the topic may be. Their platform was built to allow just about anyone to have a structured online debate about just about anything


Space Station Earth

September 22nd, 2018 | by Andy Miles

On Space Station Earth, there are millions of untrained, careless people, knowing nothing of the intricate balances that maintain the life-support system, creating mayhem and destruction on a daily basis. We obviously need an intensive training program to make all personnel aware of the safety protocols, and to have some idea of how the life-support system on Space Station Earth operates.


Study Hall LA Taught Los Angeles About Sustainable Fashion

September 3rd, 2018 | by Susanna Schick

On a balmy Sunday in August, the cognoscenti of the sustainable fashion world took over Los Angeles' chic Ace Hotel theater to carry the message that it is indeed possible to build a line of clothing without destroying the lives of everyone it touches along the way. The Library’s Study Hall was packed with great new information on how to build a sustainable clothing line



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