Through studies conducted nationwide, researchers have determined that urban neighborhoods historically "redlined" by the federal government suffer from higher levels of air pollution and tend to be several degrees warmer than nearby communities, among other issues.
To better understand why plastics don't biodegrade, let's start with how plastics are made and how biodegradation works.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a bill Thursday that will spend more than $110 million on efforts to improve Colorado's air quality.
In an airplane hangar in Miami, engineers are recreating some of the most powerful hurricane winds to ever strike land. These Category 5 winds can shatter a test building in the blink of an eye.
As summer rolls in across Colorado, the threats of wildfire, diminishing snowpack and prolonged drought weigh heavy on the minds of many residents who cherish the state's iconic landscapes and wildlife.
?Son ciertas las afirmaciones que dicen que no debemos preocuparnos por la contaminacion por plasticos, ya que la naturaleza es capaz de evolucionar microorganismos que los pueden descomponer?
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Public interest in reforestation efforts has skyrocketed. If a deforested area is left unattended to, the wrong species of trees might grow back, disrupting the ecosystem.
More than 350 state lawmakers from across the U.S. are urging President Joe Biden to create a national strategy to protect, restore and secure the nation's rich biodiversity for generations to come.
La ducha es un espacio de rejuvenecimiento y relajacion para muchos de nosotros, pero tambien es un gran monopolizador del agua, ya que representa aproximadamente el 17% del uso de agua en un hogar estadounidense promedio.
Lithium is called "white gold" for good reason: the metal's value has been growing exponentially over the last several years, in large part because it is an essential component of lithium-ion batteries, themselves indispensable in several key sustainable technologies where energy storage is of utmost importance.