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Scientists Turn Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide into Carbon Nanofibres

A team of US scientists have developed a method of converting the carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere into valuable carbon nanofibres, suitable for creating industrial and consumer products ranging from bulletproof vests to artificial human…

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UK to Build World’s First Negative Emission Power Plant

Drax in North Yorkshire is a giant coal power station. Its 12 cooling towers makes it one of the largest of its kind, and one of the world’s largest emitters of greenhouse gasses, pumping 23 million…

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100% Electric Big Rig Hits German Roads

This week, Europe’s first 100% electric tractor-trailer truck took to the roads in Germany, courtesy of car giant BMW. The 40-ton lorry can travel up to 62 miles per charge in an average of three or…

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NASA Predicts the Earth’s Climate For the Year 2099, and it Doesn’t Look Good

Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has just peaked at a whopping 900 parts per million, and the daily maximum temperature in the US exceeds 40oC. That’s our planet in the year 2099, according…

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Optical Nanotechnology Sensor Claimed to be as Good as a Dog’s Nose

Researchers for the Oregon State University have created a new technology by combining optical tech with nanocomposite thin-films to develop a new type of cheap sensor, which is said to be fast, highly sensitive and able…