Author: GES


How to green highways

Highways, parking lots and other paved surfaces represent the least sustainable development, right? Not always. Writing in the Journal of Cleaner Production, Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers found that many factors determine whether pavement...


Floating power plants

Huge floating solar islands on the ocean that produce enough energy to enable CO2-neutral global freight traffic – what sounds like science fiction has now been calculated for the first time by researchers in...


Sustainable uranium from the sea

Scientists at American government institutions and universities have invented a material that they claim binds to dissolved uranium with an inexpensive polymer. Publishing their work in the journal Nature Communications, the scientists said the discovery...