Tag Archives: Sustainability

Sustainable manufacturing conference in South Africa highlights importance of materials

For sustainable materials processing methods to help counter our growing population’s demand for ‘stuff’, they need to be affordable and accessible. Continue reading

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Flying High on Biomass

Jet fuel must be free of oxygen and remain liquid at 45°C. Making it from plant matter is difficult. Continue reading

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Plant-inspired Catalysts Smooth the Route to Cleaner Energy

When it comes to generating energy from sunlight, Mother Nature knows best—and scientists are taking clues from her. Continue reading

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EGU 2012: Potential Ecosystem Effects of Offshore Windfarms

Large offshore wind farms could affect ocean circulation patterns, temperature structures, and nutrient cycling. Continue reading

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Keepers of the Wind in the Pacific Northwest

By taking advantage of some unusual geological formations, scientists in Washington and Oregon are finding ways to make wind energy viable. Continue reading

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A Sustainable House in Tlemcen, Algeria

A team from Abou-Bekr Belkaid University in Algeria has designed an environmentally friendly house that is cheap to build, cool, and heat. Continue reading

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