All posts created by Edsel Cook
08/23/2018 / By Edsel Cook

A report funded by a pro-nuclear group claimed that the impending closure of old nuclear power plants in Pennsylvania and

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-23-shutting-down-nuclear-plants-would-negate-efforts-to-transition-to-clean-energy.html

08/23/2018 / By Edsel Cook

A study involving more than 20 different species of trees uncovered a mysterious cycle of canopy movement that takes place

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-23-scientists-look-at-the-sleep-cycles-of-trees-to-reveal-stress-and-disease-in-crops.html

08/18/2018 / By Edsel Cook

A decade’s worth of studies on biomass gasification has finally delivered “huge” results for Swedish researchers. In a Science Daily

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-18-the-potential-is-huge-say-researchers-who-were-able-to-develop-advanced-biofuels.html

08/18/2018 / By Edsel Cook

Those thick clumps of water hyacinth clogging our waterways might be useful for something, after all. A Thai study suggested

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-18-water-hyacinth-may-prove-useful-for-oil-sorption.html

08/18/2018 / By Edsel Cook

A Global Research article drew attention to the quiet plans of a foreign corporation to set up insufficiently secure toxic tailing

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-18-tailing-ponds-for-copper-mine-quietly-being-planned-upstream-from-the-st-louis-river-lake-superior.html

08/17/2018 / By Edsel Cook

Seven years ago, everyone had a good laugh at the electric bus demonstrated by Chinese company BYD. Now the fossil

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-17-impact-of-electric-buses-become-obvious-279000-barrels-of-fuel-a-day-wont-be-needed-this-year.html

08/14/2018 / By Edsel Cook

An ordinary yet important enzyme might be the key to unlocking even more riches out of plants. In an article

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-14-unexpected-discovery-could-pave-the-way-to-more-efficient-biofuels.html

08/09/2018 / By Edsel Cook

The seas are not the only bodies of water that are turning more acidic due to air pollution. A new

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-09-biologists-acid-lakes-are-a-new-threat-to-our-environment.html

08/02/2018 / By Edsel Cook

Fracking companies are the real-life equivalent of super-villain Lootin’ Plunder from the old Captain Planet cartoons. An EcoWatch article described the fracking

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-02-fracking-companies-are-making-huge-money-by-crippling-the-environment-with-plastic.html

08/02/2018 / By Edsel Cook

The groundbreaking results of a new British-led study suggested a simple yet profoundly effective way to improve global food supplies

http://www.environ.news/2018-08-02-adding-silicate-rocks-to-farmland-could-restore-soil-protect-against-pests-and-disease.html