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Scientists Discover How to Make Eco-Friendly Sunscreen From a Source of Food Waste: Cashew Shells

A team of international scientists has found an environmentally friendly way of producing potential sunscreens by using cashew nut shells, instead of discarding them as waste. The team of “green chemists” from the University of the Witwatersrand—along with colleagues from Universities in Germany, Malawi and Tanzania—have been working on techniques to produce useful compounds from […]

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Low Solar Panel Prices Spark Surge in Adoption

Time is running out. If the global community has any chance of meeting the climate change caps set by the Paris Agreement, fossil fuels will have to be phased out and renewable energies implemented at a much, much faster rate. …

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Compost key to sequestering carbon in the soil

In a 19-year study, scientists dug roughly 6 feet down to compare soil carbon changes in different cropping systems. They found that compost is a key to storing carbon, a strategy for offsetting carbon dioxide emissions.

Compost key to sequestering carbon in the soil

(University of California – Davis) For their 19-year study, UC Davis scientists dug roughly 6 feet down to compare soil carbon changes in different cropping systems. They found that compost is a key to storing carbon, a strategy for offsetting CO2 emissions.

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #32, 2019

Posted on 13 August 2019 by doug_bostrom Clinical speech From Barber and Burgiess’ Scarcity and Safe Operating Spaces: The Example of Natural Forests Scientists suggest placing planetary boundaries on human-induced threats to key Earth system sinks and resources. Such boundaries define…