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  • It Will Cost Up to $21.5 Billion to Clean Up California’s Oil Sites. The Industr...
    An oil pumpjack stands idle near homes in Signal Hill, California, on Feb. 9. Mario Tama/Getty ImagesA recent study found that the cost of cleaning up California's onshore oil and gas industry will be triple the industry’s projected profits. The post It Will Cost Up to $21.5 Billion to Clean...
    Fonte: Popular Science: Popular Science by Mark Olalde/ProPublica
  • 3D Printing to the Rescue: Shrinking Vacuum Pumps for Bigger Discoveries
    The device would be a key component of a portable mass spectrometer that could help monitor pollutants, perform medical diagnoses in remote areas, or test......
    Fonte: SciTech Daily by Adam Zewe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Fossil-Fuel Interests Try to Weaken Global Plastics Treaty
    Good news: the world is discussing a treaty to stem plastic pollution. Bad news: fossil-fuel interests are trying to weaken it...
    Fonte: Scientific American - Notizie by Sara Schonhardt, E&E News
  • Delta faces a class action lawsuit over its climate commitments
    Photo by Camilo Freedman / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images Delta Air Lines misled customers with its sustainability claims, a new class action lawsuit alleges. The suit was filed in California yesterday and seeks damages for any resident who’s been on a Delta flight since it made a...
    Fonte: The Verge di Justine Calma
  • Biology, Vol. 12, Pages 801: Reduced Antibiotic Resistance in the Rhizosphere of...
    The emergence of antibiotic resistance (AR) poses a threat to the “One Health” approach. Likewise, mercury (Hg) pollution is a serious environmental and public health problem. Its ability to biomagnify through trophic levels induces numerous pathologies in humans. As well, it is known that Hg-resistance genes and AR genes are...
    Fonte: MDPI by Daniel González-Reguero
  • Honda’s electric go-karts pack a race car’s spirit into a tiny EV
    Honda's eGX go-kart. Kristin Shaw These fun vehicles will hit 45 mph—and have more in common with real open-wheel race cars than you might think. The post Honda’s electric go-karts pack a race car’s spirit into a tiny EV appeared first on Popular Science....
    Fonte: Popular Science: Popular Science by Kristin Shaw
  • How Harmful Are Gas Stove Pollutants, Really?
    Scientists are lugging sophisticated sensors into homes in 10 cities to measure and track the pollution from gas stoves as it drifts from room to room....
    Source: NY Times Science by Hiroko Tabuchi
  • Richard Revesz and His Agency Are Remaking the Pollution Fight
    Richard Revesz is changing the way the government calculates the cost and benefits of regulation, with far-reaching implications for climate change....
    Source: NY Times Science di Coral Davenport
  • Sustainability, Vol. 15, Pages 8717: A Review on the Characterization and Measur...
    The carbonaceous particles represent a significant fraction in the particulate matter (PM) and are considered an environmental hazard due to their effects on climate and health. The main goal in this research is to identify and analyze the scope that have been achieved so far on the characterization and measurement...
    Fonte: MDPI by Mauricio A. Correa-Ochoa
  • Plant-covered roofs could help chill Brazil’s heat-stricken favelas
    Favela do Alemao in Rio de Janeiro. Low-income urban communities like these tend to lack greenery and are more likely to face extreme heat than their wealthier or more rural counterparts. Ratao Diniz/Brazil Photos/LightRocket via Getty ImagesHow one group in Rio de Janeiro teamed up with researchers to adapt green...
    Fonte: Popular Science: Popular Science by Jill Langlois/Undark
  • Move over, bees: The lowly weevil is a power pollinator
    The weevil Anchylorhynchus trapezicollis is the main pollinator of South American palm Syagrus coronata. Here, the weevil is seen on a female flower, touching the receptive parts and leaving pollen grains in the process. Bruno de MedeirosThe long-snouted beetle deserves more buzz for their pollination skills. The post Move over,...
    Fonte: Popular Science: Popular Science di Laura Baisas
  • Supreme Court limits EPA power to police water pollution
    The ruling curtails the federal government's authority to protect its wetlands from pollution....
    Source: BBC News US & Canada
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