Slovenia's 'eco-hero' who crushed a cement giant

When he saw swallows nesting in the barn for the first time in almost two decades, Slovenian farmer Uros Macerl felt vindicated. His exhausting battle against a polluting industrial giant had been worthwhile.

EPA signs off on North Dakota regulation of CO2 wells

The Trump administration is proposing to make North Dakota the first state with the power to regulate underground wells used for long-term storage of waste carbon dioxide captured from industrial sources such as coal-fired ...

China is planning ahead for life after coal

China's remarkable growth over the past three decades has elevated it to global superpower status. But its economic miracle has also attracted attention for the wrong reasons: the country is now the world's largest energy ...

Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

The Trump administration will not reappoint half the expert members of a board that advises the Environmental Protection Agency on the integrity of its science, the latest in a series of moves that could benefit industries ...

Myanmar coal plant growth could kill 280,000: study

Myanmar's plans to grow the country's desperately needed but polluting coal-fired power plants could kill more than a quarter of a million people in the coming decades, environmentalists said Thursday.

Heat-resistant ultrasonic transducers

Technical systems must be regularly checked for defects, such as cracks. Up to now, piezo sensors measuring pressure, force or voltage have been used to reliably detect such faults – but only to around 200 degrees Celsius. ...

Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies

Thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change—mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump's 100th day in office and took aim at his ...

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