Waste-to-Energy Revolution Boosted by Biobattery Idea

Waste-to-Energy Revolution Boosted by Biobattery Idea

New processes to turn waste products into renewable energy that can power cars, planes and turbines are rapidly being developed across the world. And now researchers in Germany have created a ‘biobattery’ that uses sewage sludge, green waste, production residues from the food industry, straw and animal excrement.

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Time to Get Serious about Wildlife Crime UN Says

Time to Get Serious about Wildlife Crime, UN Says

Illegal wildlife trade is threatening the survival of some of Earth’s most charismatic species, but also some plants and animals you may have never heard of. This must end, the UN declared today on World Wildlife Day, as it undermines rule of law, degrades ecosystems and severely hampers the efforts of rural communities striving to sustainably manage their natural resources.

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Review: “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels” — Really?

Rob Hopkins of Transition Culture gives an indepth review of a recent pro fossil fuel industry book, debunking the author’s contentions and showing why he believes there is no “moral case for fossil fuels”, just as there was no “moral case for slavery” in 1860.

Running Away from Runaway Climate Change

Brendan Barrett discusses Naomi Klein’s and George Marshall’s new books on climate change and concludes that we must stop running away from the glaring science.

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Does the Road to a Multipolar World Run through Ukraine?

  • PEACE & SECURITY
  • 2015•02•28
  • Sunil Dasgupta University of Maryland Baltimore Country

Russia’s recent defiance of the US and NATO has convinced some analysts that we now live in a multipolar world. Sunil Dasgupta, isn’t so sure. Such a world would require India and China to side with Russia in confronting the West, which they remain reluctant to do, at least openly.

Does the Road to a Multipolar World Run through Ukraine?

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