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    Berkeley National Lab Unveils Easier, Less Expensive Battery Recycling Method

    Berkeley National Lab Unveils Easier, Less Expensive Battery Recycling Method

    Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have revealed a new battery material, which they call the Quick-Release Binder, to make battery recycling easier and more affordable. While lithium-ion battery use is expected to grow elevenfold from 2020 to 2030, materials in these batteries, like lithium, cobalt and nickel, are in increasingly limited supply, […]

    Satellite Detects Methane Cloud 4.6 Miles Long Over Wyoming

    Satellite Detects Methane Cloud 4.6 Miles Long Over Wyoming

    A satellite detected a 4.6-mile-long cloud of methane over Wyoming containing far more gas than the operator of the gas plant from which it likely originated told regulators it released. Bloomberg reports Tallgrass Energy’s Douglas Gas Plant told regulators it accidentally vented 2.1 metric tons of methane over five separate releases on December 6 and […]

    Outrage as Biden Administration Recommends Major Alaska Oil Project

    Outrage as Biden Administration Recommends Major Alaska Oil Project

    A study released by the Biden administration recommends giving the go-ahead to an $8 billion oil drilling project on Alaska’s North Slope. Environmentalists have expressed fervent opposition to the ConocoPhillips Alaska Willow project, saying it goes against the president’s commitments to renewable energy and the reduction of carbon emissions from fossil fuels. The U.S. Department […]

    Researchers Successfully Split Seawater to Produce Green Hydrogen Without Pre-Treatment

    Researchers Successfully Split Seawater to Produce Green Hydrogen Without Pre-Treatment

    Researchers have produced green hydrogen by splitting seawater, without the use of pre-treatments like reverse osmosis desolation, purification or alkalisation, in a new study. The team used an inexpensive catalyst to split seawater into oxygen and hydrogen, with nearly 100% efficiency. Researchers from the University of Adelaide, Tianjin University, Nankai University and Kent State University […]

    Los Angeles County Bans New Oil Wells

    Los Angeles County Bans New Oil Wells

    Los Angeles County banned new oil drilling and set a 20-year phase-out of existing wells in late January. The unanimous Board of Supervisors vote followed similar ordinances passed by Culver City in 2021 and Los Angeles City in 2022. Oil and gas wells are located near more than a million people throughout LA county and […]