In a study from McGill University leverage waste materials from the pulp and paper sector as a way to improve energy efficiency in carbon conversion and also to mitigate environmental waste, which could promote sustainable industrial practices.
Recent research by EY has illuminated a path forward, identifying key strategies to convert consumer interest into decisive action, and the transformation hinges on making renewable energy options more affordable, accessible, and appealing to the diverse needs and circumstances of users.
MIT researchers take a look at how the country’s workers are being impacted by a move to clean energy and programs through legislation such as the Inflation Reduction Act.
A resurgence of sea otters in Elkhorn Slough, California, have proven to have environmental benefits, particularly for commercial harvesting and fishing sectors, and illustrates not only the ecological importance of the animals but also underscores their potential to bolster commercial activities through ecosystem restoration.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide are looking at the utilization of plastic items for effective end-of-life handling to mitigate environmental hazards stemming from landfill accumulation and to reclaim valuable products from discarded materials.
The project to develop an AI foundation model for weather and climate forecasting has promise to improve how predictions and responses to help enable individuals, farmers, and businesses across various sectors to make informed decisions, enhancing safety and operational efficiency.
Spider silk is seen as an increasingly sustainable substance with its unique blend of strength, elasticity, and lightness, and researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are leading a project that is turning plastic waste into biodegradable spider silk with multiple applications, promising groundbreaking advancements across multiple industries.
A study out of Michigan State University highlights how international interactions impact sustainability efforts and the success of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Researchers from the New York University Tandon School of Engineering have pioneered a technology that can convert seawater into drinkable water efficiently but also offers a sustainable process for storing renewable energy.
Surpassing the combined emissions of the entire aviation and shipping industries, plastic contributes 2 billion tons of greenhouse gases annually, accounting for 3.4% of global emissions, and achieving sustainable goals necessitates a significant reduction in the production, usage, and disposal of the material.