No Gasoline for You! City Considers Banning Fossil Fuel Sales and Aims for Net...

In Sweden, the city of Stockholm is going beyond Sweden’s promise to become fossil-fuel free by 2045 and saying they will eliminate all net...

Hemp is Hopping in South Carolina – Industrial Hemp Farming Now Allowed

In South Carolina, hemp is gaining traction as an agricultural crop now that state legislature and Governor Henry McMaster have passed a bill allowing...

Biodegradable Plastics in a Show Down with Fossil Fuel Plastics – Who Wins?

In New Jersey, in one corner there are biodegradable plastics and in another corner, fossil fuel based plastics, with consumers sitting in the stands...

Biodegradable Mulches Help Raspberry Growers Improve Crops

In Washington, raspberry growers are using biodegradable plastic mulches instead of the usual polyethylene plastic mulches in their plantings for weed prevention and moisture...

Biobased 3D Printing Focus of Horizon 2020’s Project BARBARA

In Spain, Project BARBARA (Biopolymers with advanced functionalities for building and automotive parts processed through additive manufacturing), is developing new biobased 3D printing materials...

Biodegradable Electric Car Made Of Flax and Sugar Beets Offers Eco-Friendly Alternative

In the Netherlands, Eindhoven University of Technology students and their startup, TU/ecomotive, designed a four-seater electric car made of biocomposites and bioplastics meaning it...

Scientists Create World’s Lowest Density Metal Organic Framework Using Uranium and Organic Materials

In Illinois, Northwestern University researchers are building structures using one atom at a time. They have created the world’s lowest density metal organic framework...

New Way of Splitting Hydrogen from Water Improves Hydrogen’s Potential as Fuel Source

In Texas, researchers are giving hope to hydrogen as a clean-burning fuel source with a new cheaper method for splitting water into hydrogen and...

Evidence Shows that Plants Really Do “Talk” to Each Other

In Delaware, a curious high school teenager teamed up with University of Delaware botanists to see if they can prove that plants communicate to...

New Catalyst Converts Propane Gas into Heavier Hydrocarbons for Liquid Fuels

In Saudi Arabia, researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology developed a catalyst using titanium and tungsten compounds that converts propane gas...

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Pope weighs in on sustainability, calls for circular economy

In Vatican City, the Catholic Church has called for a transition to a circular economy, including the use of more biobased products. Pontifical Academy of...

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