How the Soviet collapse cut greenhouse gas emissions

How the Soviet collapse cut greenhouse gas emissions

The global food system is a key driver of climate change, responsible for around a quarter of manmade greenhouse gas emissions. And this system changes drastically when there is a political and economic shakeup. That is exactly what happened when the USSR split into...
Waste Plastic Could Help Airplanes Fly

Waste Plastic Could Help Airplanes Fly

A simple process to convert one of the most popular plastics into jet fuel could help fight the mountains of plastic waste rising in landfills around the world. Researchers from Washington State University reported the method in the journal Applied Energy....
Listen. Can you hear the whistle?

Listen. Can you hear the whistle?

No? That’s the point. Only flying mammals can hear it. And it could save their lives. We’re talking about a unique 3D-printed whistle that researchers have designed to warn bats that they are getting too close to deadly wind turbine blades.  The whistles...