New Science

Nevada to Power Over 5,000 Homes in Los Angeles via Geothermal Energy

Posted By renewsable 853 days ago on Environmental

http://renewsable.net - Los Angeles will soon be getting some of its energy needs met by an Israeli power provider. The Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power has signed a $94 million/year deal with the Israel-based Ormat Technologies to receive electricity sold by Ormat’s northern Nevada geothermal project. The Ormat subsidiary in Reno, Nevada will provide around […]The post Nevada to Power Over 5,000 Homes in Los Angeles via Geothermal Energy appeared first on Renewsable.net.

Researchers Invent Nanocomposite Material That Destroys Pollutants in Water Using Solar Energy

Posted By renewsable 841 days ago on Environmental

http://renewsable.net - Researchers at the Energy Safety Research Institute at Swansea University in the UK have discovered a way to remove pollutants from water using solar power. The researchers, led by Dr. Charles W. Dunnill and Dr. Daniel Jones, have managed to create a new non-toxic substance that, when released into bodies of water, uses solar energy to […]The post Researchers Invent Nanocomposite Material That Destroys Pollutants in Water Using Solar Energy appeared first on Renewsable.net.

Importance of Stoichiometry and Electronegativity in Chemical Reactions

Posted By maxellam 984 days ago on Science

http://gulpmatrix.com - Importance of Stoichiometry and Electronegativity in Chemical ReactionsStoichiometry is the art of measuring chemical elements in quantitative relationship in chemical reactions. It is ordinary chemical arithmetic. Experiments can be designed to study the...The post Importance of Stoichiometry and Electronegativity in Chemical Reactions appeared first on GulpMatrix.

5 Million Homes in California Are Now Powered by Solar Energy

Posted By renewsable 840 days ago on Environmental

http://renewsable.net - Californians are enthusiastically adopting solar energy and forgoing fossil fuels, thanks to the economic benefits of solar energy and a desire to do their part to fight climate change. “At this time of year, my power and water bills usually were around $400 a month,” said Jacquie Barnbrook, a Los Angeles resident. “Right now, it’s […]The post 5 Million Homes in California Are Now Powered by Solar Energy appeared first on Renewsable.net.

New Electric Aircraft Can Carry Passengers Over 600 Miles

Posted By renewsable 848 days ago on Environmental

http://renewsable.net - The 52nd International Paris Air Show started this past Tuesday and ran until the 25th. At the event, Eviation Aircraft revealed their first prototype of an all-new electric aircraft with a 600-mile range. Eviation is a member of NASA’s on-demand mobility program, and they say that they are already flying proof of concept missions with plans […]The post New Electric Aircraft Can Carry Passengers Over 600 Miles appeared first on Renewsable.net.

This New Material Could Let Phones and Electric Cars Charge in Seconds

Posted By renewsable 820 days ago on Environmental

http://renewsable.net - Finding time to stop, plug in and recharge could become history, with scientists developing a new electrode design that could charge batteries in seconds instead of hours. They say it could solve not only the pain of recharging phones, but also solve one of the primary issues holding back the electric vehicle market. Previous research […]The post This New Material Could Let Phones and Electric Cars Charge in Seconds appeared first on Renewsable.net.

108 Years Ago the US Senate Owned Two Electric Cars That Traveled Underground

Posted By renewsable 837 days ago on Environmental

http://renewsable.net - Over one hundred years ago, the U.S. government owned electric cars specifically due to zero emissions. Studebaker was known for making wagons in the mid-1800s, and graduated to automobiles prior to 1900 (1897). We aren’t talking about ICE cars, but instead electric cars. Yes, the company released its first EV prior to a gas model. […]The post 108 Years Ago the US Senate Owned Two Electric Cars That Traveled Underground appeared first on Renewsable.net.

“Heads they win, tails we lose”: the corruption of science

Posted By crom84 1692 days ago on Science

http://ethicalnag.org - It’s 2003. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry accepts a $1 million donation from Coca-Cola. That same year, the group announces that “scientific evidence is certainly not clear on the exact role that soft drinks play in terms of children’s oral disease.”

New Report Shows Renewables Will Soon Be the Cheapest Source of Energy in G20 Countries

Posted By renewsable 836 days ago on Environmental

http://renewsable.net - Renewable energy sources like wind and solar are already as cheap or cheaper than traditional fuels in about half of G20 countries, and are soon to be the cheapest form of electricity in every G20 country, according to a new report from Greenpeace in advance of the upcoming G20 Summit in Hamburg. Published this week, […]The post New Report Shows Renewables Will Soon Be the Cheapest Source of Energy in G20 Countries appeared first on Renewsable.net.

Shell Plans to Spend $1 Billion a Year on Clean Energy by 2020

Posted By renewsable 834 days ago on Environmental

http://renewsable.net - Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to spend as much as $1 billion a year on its New Energies division as the transition toward renewable power and electric cars accelerates. “In some parts of the world we are beginning to see battery electric cars starting to gain consumer acceptance” while wind and solar costs are falling […]The post Shell Plans to Spend $1 Billion a Year on Clean Energy by 2020 appeared first on Renewsable.net.

GM Wants to Sell 500,000 Electric Vehicles Per Year by 2025

Posted By renewsable 834 days ago on Environmental

http://renewsable.net - GM is now aiming to sell 150,000 “new energy vehicles” a year by 2020, and 500,000 a year by 2025 — as revealed at a recent 20th anniversary of the company’s launch of its first two joint ventures in China with SAIC. While most of you reading this are probably aware of the brands that […]The post GM Wants to Sell 500,000 Electric Vehicles Per Year by 2025 appeared first on Renewsable.net.

The New 2018 Nissan Leaf Steps Up Its Game With Auto Self-Parking

Posted By renewsable 838 days ago on Environmental

http://renewsable.net - According to a new video released by Nissan, the next-generation of the Nissan Leaf will be able to park itself due to a program that Nissan dubs the ProPilot Park. ProPILOT Park is one of a suite of new assistive technologies, with the other referred to as ProPilot Assist by Nissan. Nissan states that the […]The post The New 2018 Nissan Leaf Steps Up Its Game With Auto Self-Parking appeared first on Renewsable.net.

27 Heartbreaking Photos That’ll Make You Think Twice About The Environment

Posted By fershid 1612 days ago on Environmental

http://digitalsynopsis.com - Did you know: The human population on our planet has grown more in the last 50 years than it did in the previous four million years. Everyday, enough trash is produced in the US to equal the weight of the Empire State Building. At least 50 million acres of rainforest are lost every year. That’s more than the size of England, Scotland and Wales combined. As per a recent IUCN report, one in every four mammals is at risk of extinction.


They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Going by that assumption, these 27 powerful images of environmental pollution should have more of an impact than 27,000 words like the ones above. If these don’t make you stop and think about our planet, nothing will.