News tagged with fossil fuel emissions

Reducing CO2 footprint with bio-plastics

Today, the vast majority of plastics are still made using non-renewable fossil fuels, especially petroleum. With concerns about environmental impact and climate change increasing, some researchers have begun ...

dateSep 23, 2013 in Materials Science
shares0 comments 0

Rebalancing the nuclear debate through education

Better physics teaching with a particular emphasis on radioactivity and radiation science could improve public awareness through education of the environmental benefits and relative safety of nuclear power generation, according ...

dateSep 09, 2011 in Other
shares0 comments 1

Nature paper calls for carbon labeling

Labeling products with information on the size of the carbon footprint they leave behind could help both consumers and manufacturers make better, environmentally friendly choices.

dateMar 29, 2011 in Environment
shares0 comments 2