By: Bruce Tyson
Green seems to be the name of the game when it comes to modern living. These days green housing, green businesses, green computing, and green energy are just a few of the media buzzwords that seem to make people feel like they are saving the...
We should not Discontinue using all Plastic Containers only those that are Wasteful
By: Perry McCarney
Plastic is a wondrous, invented substance with abundant possibilities. Its real and potential value to our society is immense. Banning its constructive use in any manner is inappropriate; even though some would use it to the detriment of everyone else in modern society in some...
How to make alternative electricity
By: Robert Watson
When starting a solar energy DIY to add alternative energy production capabilities to your home, a single question many folks have before they start is: What will I need to complete the conversion?Of course before you start with anything, you ought to get a...
Introduction to the thermal desorption of gases
By: Nigel Holmes
Thermal desorption is a process of using heat to remove a material, usually organic, from a surface. In very simplistic terms, it could be thought of as boiling off a contaminant from a surface, although there is generally no liquid phase involved. For a more...
By: John Traveler
The nomenclature “solar battery,” was first coined by scientists at Bell Laboratories in the early 1960’s, referring to a semiconductor device that converts solar radiation—specifically photons of ultraviolet light— into an electrical charge differential. This conversion employs the photoelectric effect, first...
How earthquakes may be connected to volcanic eruptions
By: Sammy Stein
The surface of the Earth is made of masses of solid plates called tectonic plates. These plates are ' floating' over a semi-molten layer of magma which in turn lies over the molten core which is made largely of iron. The tectonic plates move towards...
Is the Endangered Species Act environmentally sound?
By: Sowmya Gali
In the 30 years since the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was passed, it has improved the conditions of many plants and animal species. Many species were brought back from the brink of extinction. The United States Congress and the Ministry of Interior were very much...
By: John Atchison
We as a society are always asking the youth of the world to try and make a positive contribution to it, instead of doing things that might inevitably cause it harm. We hope that there might be a genius out there that will cultivate their...
Plastic the Plague of Plastic why Plastic should be Reduced Plastic and Pollution Trashy Culture
By: Christyl Rivers
Reduce plastic use. This is a simple idea, and it is extremely important. We should not, or rather will not, be able to eliminate the use of plastic altogether. Still, to greatly reduce the amount of plastic now wasted, and detrimental to our quality of...
By: Skye Martin
As defined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)—more commonly known as trash or garbage—consists of everyday items we use and then throw away, such as product packaging, clothing, bottles, food scraps, newspapers, appliances, paint, and batteries.” Presently...

 

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