Read the full story from Environmental News Network. The European Commission has announced it will provide free, full and open access to a wealth of important environmental data gathered by Copernicus, Europe's Earth observation system.
Read the full story from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. A whole new group of microscopic creatures has been found growing of the vast amount of discarded plastic floating in the world's oceans.
Read the full story in Energy Manager Today. Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are developing a “Retrocommissioning Sensor Suitcase” to help small and medium sized buildings reap the energy savings of retrocommissioning, which only large buildings have traditionally been able to afford.
Read the full story in The Guardian. Study says lobbying by business stalls government action on climate change, new report sets out guidelines for a more responsible approach.
Read the full story from SeparationsNOW. Heating plant biomass in the absence of oxygen, known as pyrolysis, produces a mixture of solid residue known as biochar, liquid bio-oil and gas, primarily a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen known as syngas. The exact proportion of each of the three products depends on the temperature the …
Read the full story from the Associated Press. As farmers rushed to find new places to plant corn, they wiped out millions of acres of conservation land, destroyed habitat and polluted water supplies, an Associated Press investigation found.