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Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions
  1. Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions

    In The Conversation, experts break down what’s needed to make CO2 in concrete work on a wide scale to curb global emissions.

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  2. Video conference CO2 emissions quantified in new study

    Reducing virtual conferencing’s environmental impact can be achieved with steps both big and small.

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  3. ‘Peecycling’ payoff: Urine diversion shows multiple environmental benefits when used at city scale

    New study is the first in-depth analysis of the environmental performance and benefits of large-scale urine recycling relative to conventional wastewater treatment and fertilizer production.

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  4. North American cold-climate forests are already absorbing less carbon, study shows

    By zeroing in on different high-latitude regions around the globe, researchers reveal what global averages mask.

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  5. Urban solar energy: Solar panels for windows hit record 8% efficiency

    Transparent solar panels on windows could take a bite out of a building’s electricity needs.

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  6. COVID-19 is laying waste to many US recycling programs

    ‘The trends we see in the making and consuming of single-use goods, particularly plastic, could have lasting negative effects on the circular economy.’

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  7. Battery-free sensor startup takes aim at industrial efficiency

    Part of the team that brought us the world’s smallest computer in 2015 brings the future of computing technology into the present.

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  8. We’re doing ethanol wrong

    Is there a way to get biofuels right?

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  9. Making wind power more predictable: A Q&A with Eunshin Byon

    Predictive modeling could help power companies get more consistent output from renewables.

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  10. NASA satellite offers urban carbon dioxide insights

    Using data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, researchers found connections between the population density of cities and how much carbon dioxide they produce per person.

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