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Local brewery battles to keep beers bubbly amid carbon dioxide shortage

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Imagine a world with only flat soda or beer. Done? Well, that’s a real concern for the food and beverage industry because of a carbon dioxide shortage. Gravely Brewing Co. in the Highlands is one local craft brewery working to keep their beer bubbly. To get the foam pouring over its […]

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Science

THREAT TO ENVIRONMENT: Coal prices rise, brick-kilns using carbon powder as fuel in Punjab

Tribune News Service Ruchika M Khanna Chandigarh, August 6 As prices of coal, the basic fuel used in brick-kilns, soar high, most of the brick-kilns in the state are switching over to the inexpensive, but highly polluting carbon powder made from rubber. Not only is this powder detrimental to the environment, but it can even […]

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Science

Cosmic Buckyballs Could Be The Source of Mysterious Infrared Light

Scientists may have just tracked down the source of some mysterious infrared glows detected emanating from stars and clouds of interstellar dust and gas. These Unidentified Infrared Emission (UIE) bands have baffled scientists for decades; according to a theoretical new work, at least some of these bands can be produced by highly ionized buckminsterfullerene, more […]

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Technology

Driven by pandemic sales boom, Amazon’s carbon emissions rose 18% in 2021 – SiliconANGLE

Amazon.com Inc. revealed today that its carbon emissions jumped 18% last year as it grew its e-commerce business to meet the huge, COVID-19 pandemic-driven surge in online ordering. The news came from Amazon’s annual sustainability report, which showed 71.54 million metric tons of carbon dioxide were emitted into the atmosphere as a result of its […]

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Gaming

Amazon’s emissions increased dramatically last year despite carbon neutrality goal | Engadget

Despite the company’s commitment to decrease its carbon footprint, Amazon’s emissions grew by 18 percent last year, according to the annual sustainability report it released today. While online shopping increased during the pandemic’s second year, the company also rapidly expanded its number of warehousing operations — faster than consumer demand could support. For the entirety […]

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Science

Modesto expert: This sounds like an eco-friendly solution, but it’s really a bad idea

OPINION AND COMMENTARY Editorials and other Opinion content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent from the work of our newsroom reporters. Injecting carbon dioxide underground, as shown here in a conceptual design, is a bad idea, says Modesto’s Vance Kennedy. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Removing carbon dioxide from our air […]

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Celebrities

Taylor Swift Was Named The Celeb With The Worst Private Jet Carbon Emissions, And The Jokes Have Begun

and do I get to defend taylor swift against misinformation while also hating her (actual, real) carbon emissions while ALSO recognizing the sacrifice of safety, privacy, and basic quality of life it would take for her to fly any other way? 09:01 PM – 29 Jul 2022 Source link

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Finance

Carbon counter: the cost of wildfires

Temperatures recently spiked in Europe and parts of the US. Spaniards sweltered at 46 degrees Celsius and Britons at an unprecedented 40 degrees. A heatwave circumstantially linked to global warming brought wildfires with it. Brave firefighters have been quelling the blazes. But where were the carbon accountants when we needed them? Pondering the notional cost […]

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Science

New Set of Chemical Reactions Could Finally Explain How Life Started on Earth

Once upon a time, when our planet Earth was very young and very new, there was not a single scrap of life on it to be found. Then, somewhere, somehow, some quirk of chemistry happened, and the molecular building blocks of our very first single-celled ancestors emerged: the amino acids and nucleic acids that came […]

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Singapore-based carbon platform hires ex-BoE advisor

Digital carbon marketplace preparing to roll out new carbon management products in addition to trading platform. Become a community member of Environment Analyst and get access to: 2 articles of your choice to read for free every month from our Environment Analyst Global website Weekly email newsletter Free webinars and other exclusive content Notifications regarding […]