Energy

Natural Gas Inside Homes Contains Toxic Compounds, Study Finds

Natural Gas Inside Homes Contains Toxic Compounds, Study Finds

A new study from the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found that the natural gas piped into homes for cooking and heating actually contains toxic volatile organic compounds, including chemicals linked to cancer. Research from the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at Harvard (C-CHANGE) in collaboration with PSE […]

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    Colombia’s First Leftist President and Goldman Environmental Prize-Winning VP Promise to Transition the Country Away From Fossil Fuels

    Colombia’s First Leftist President and Goldman Environmental Prize-Winning VP Promise to Transition the Country Away From Fossil Fuels

    The results of Colombia’s latest election could be a major victory for the planet.  On Sunday night, the country voted in its first-ever leftist president, Gustavo Petro, and its first Black vice president, Francia Marquez, who is also a Goldman Environmental Prize winner, as Climate Home News reported. Included in the pair’s ambitious agenda is […]

    Scientists Develop Wind Turbines Resistant to Hurricanes

    Scientists Develop Wind Turbines Resistant to Hurricanes

    Scientists are constantly working on ways to innovate wind turbines to make them more efficient and resilient. From designing wood turbine towers with a smaller carbon footprint to investigating ways to reuse old wind turbine blades, there are a lot of impressive wind energy feats underway around the world. Now, researchers have found a way […]

    UPS Tests Electric Cycles for Busy Cities

    UPS Tests Electric Cycles for Busy Cities

    UPS has said it wants to reduce its carbon footprint. On Tuesday, the company announced that it is testing small, battery-powered cycles for drivers to use in busy cities. UPS is currently testing the electric vehicles, dubbed eQuads, on the bustling streets of New York City. The eQuad is designed to be more efficient and […]

    Huge Mystery Spill Detected Off Coast of Sweden

    Huge Mystery Spill Detected Off Coast of Sweden

    According to the Swedish Coast Guard, a huge spill of some kind has been detected off the coast of Sweden, but the substance was unknown. The spill covered an area of 30 square miles in Finnish and Swedish waters in the Baltic Sea, reported The Guardian.  “What the spill consists of is still not clear […]