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World’s largest direct air capture and CO2 storage plant goes online

World’s largest direct air capture and CO2 storage plant goes online

Climeworks has announced that it has begun operations of its Orca direct air capture and CO2 storage plant, which is the largest of its type in the world. The facility is designed to remove carbon dioxide from the air permanently. Construction of Orca started in May 2020 and uses advanced modular technology with stackable collector units.

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Continental reveals a new green tire concept

Continental reveals a new green tire concept

Continental is one of the largest manufacturers of tires for automotive uses in the world. The company has revealed a new green tire concept aiming to create sustainable tires for passenger cars. The concept is called the Conti GreenConcept tire and revealed and IAA Mobility.

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Researchers develop a way to convert carbon dioxide into methane

Researchers develop a way to convert carbon dioxide into methane

Researchers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a new method allowing them to convert captured carbon dioxide into methane. Methane is a flammable gas and is the primary component of natural gas. The researchers were able to streamline a pre-existing process enabling the conversion of carbon dioxide into methane by reducing the material required to perform the reaction.

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Department of Energy has $25m to tackle plastic recycling’s biggest problem

Department of Energy has $25m to tackle plastic recycling’s biggest problem

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has earmarked $25 million to tackle some of plastic recycling's biggest problems. The agency has selected 10 research projects that involve putting plastic waste to good use as the recipients of the funding, explaining that it aims to not only reduce plastic garbage, but also recycle these waste products into "valuable products."

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Hyundai teases Hydrogen Wave reveal for September 7

Hyundai teases Hydrogen Wave reveal for September 7

Hyundai Motor Group has announced that it will reveal its vision for something it calls the Hydrogen Wave global forum. The reveal of Hydrogen Wave will happen on September 7 on YouTube. Hydrogen Wave is a global virtual forum Hyundai says represents its plans for a new "wave" of hydrogen-based products and technologies.

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Volta Zero electric truck begins real-world testing

Volta Zero electric truck begins real-world testing

In many countries worldwide, authorities have deadlines when they want to see gas and diesel-powered vehicles eliminated from the market. Particularly in Europe, those deadlines are looming. Multiple companies are hard at work creating electric vehicles that fill all the specialized areas that combustion vehicles currently operate in.

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EPA bans food pesticide after decades of controversy and health risks

EPA bans food pesticide after decades of controversy and health risks

After decades of controversy, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally banned the use of an old pesticide that is neurotoxic and particularly risky for children. The EPA called the ban, which prevents the organophosphate insecticide from being used on food crops, "an overdue step to protect public health."

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Bird Bike allows individual ownership of high-end electric bicycle

Bird Bike allows individual ownership of high-end electric bicycle

The company Bird made their name in working with cities to bring electric bicycles and scooters to communities. They're made to be eco-friendly, they're made to be shared. The latest Bird Bike is made to be a similar proposition - environmentally conscious, battery-powered bike - but this time, it's made for individual consumer ownership.

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IKEA offers wind and solar electricity to customers in Sweden

IKEA offers wind and solar electricity to customers in Sweden

IKEA is a name many people know around the US for its iconic blue building, meatballs, and furniture that can be complicated to build. IKEA is branching out in Sweden with the announcement that it will begin offering electricity generated through wind and solar via STRÖMMA. IKEA Sweden has added STRÖMMA to its existing Clean Energy Services offering.

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EVgo charge network changes to kWh pricing in California

EVgo charge network changes to kWh pricing in California

EVgo is one of the larger nationwide EV charging networks, and the company has announced that it has changed its service. It now offers new nationwide plan options, a loyalty program, and a new pricing pilot underway in California. Among the changes that EVgo is announcing include a kWh and time-of-use pricing pilot underway in California.

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MIT researchers produce hydrogen from scrap aluminum and water

MIT researchers produce hydrogen from scrap aluminum and water

MIT has conducted new research into the production of hydrogen, which is a potentially green source of energy that could help reduce pollution in the environment. The production of some types of hydrogen results in significant amounts of pollution. The reason for pollution associated with hydrogen is that during its production, it requires fossil fuel-based processes that some estimates claim generates as much as two percent of greenhouse gas emissions globally.

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New sweat-powered battery is stretchable and very flat

New sweat-powered battery is stretchable and very flat

Researchers at NTU Singapore have developed a new type of battery that might be ideal for future wearable products. The battery is stretchable and gets the power it needs to operate from sweat. The battery is also soft and described as being as flat as a bandage. The battery is 2cm x 2cm and is attached to a flexible and sweat absorbent type of textile that can be easily affixed to wearable devices, including smartwatches, medical devices, and various other wearable electronic devices.

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