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  • Ben Norman
  • 6 Days ago
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This company can alter rain patterns

No rain dance necessary US company Weather Modification International has capabilities of making it rain in certain areas. They use a technique called cloud-seeding, where planes target specific clouds to extract more rain from them. Pilots travel to specific clouds with moisture in them and inject a silver iodide chemical into the clouds. The rain […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 13 Days ago
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American Express to roll out eco-friendly card

AMEX shows it’s not all about the money American Express announced Monday that it will soon offer a credit card manufactured from plastic trash recycled from the Earth’s oceans. Although the movement will not do much to remove plastic from the ocean, it will create awareness about the general public’s effect on the environment. According […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 26 Days ago
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Europe proposes ban on plastic items

The European Commission is planning a complete overhaul of its environmental policy The European Commission’s first order of business is the ban on ten plastic items that create waste in European waters. According to them, these ten items account for 70% of litter in EU waters. In addition, it wants manufacturers of plastic products to […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Climate Change Affects the Timing of Natural Processes

Global warming is becoming more concerning by the minute. Climate change has made an impact on the timing of natural processes. One of the most pressing issues in this generation is the negative impact that capitalism has towards the environment. To start off, there is a significant number of people out there who believes the […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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Julian Charrière, the Conceptual Artist

“Charrière focuses on investigations of the natural world, revealing the profound force exerted by humans and the environment on one another and highlighting how ecological systems can exhibit traces of human energy,” as phrased by Artsy, the online source for fine art. Originally from the district of Morges in Switzerland, Charrière was born in the […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 4 Months ago
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Which will come first: 2020 or the end of the world?

In recent years, pollution has become an increasingly alarming problem, which can be traced back to the outrageously high levels of toxic nitrogen oxide in the air from our vehicles. For that reason, Germany has started to implement rules and regulations in hopes of reducing these pollutions. Attributable to Germany’s status as a renowned leading […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 12 Months ago
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France Plans to Be Rid of Fossil Fuel Powered Vehicles by 2040

Amidst a flurry of commitments by carmakers and governments around the globe to increasingly adopt hybrids and fully electric vehicles, France announced Thursday that it plans to end the sale of automobiles powered by gas and diesel by 2040. The average lifespan of a fossil fuel powered automobile is 15 years, so such vehicles could […]
  • Juliane DeGiovine
  • 4 Years ago
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Companies That Change the World: The Woman Behind S’well

We’ve all been there: you run out of the car for a second, accidentally leaving your coffee in the cup-holder. When you return, your coffee is lukewarm, and your spirits are crushed (coffee is one of the foundations of society, ask anybody). Or even worse, it’s a sweaty summer day, and the only thing getting […]
  • Cho KwanLi
  • 4 Years ago
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U.S. Vessel to Destroy Syrian Chemical Weapons

A U.S. ship loaded with toxic chemicals departed from an Italian port Wednesday, July 2, for an operation to remove and destroy about 1,300 tons of Syrian arms. According to the New York Times, the specially equipped U.S. vessel, the Cape Ray, left the southern Italian port of Gioia Tauro after a 12-hour transfer operation. […]
  • Cho KwanLi
  • 4 Years ago
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Modern Meadow Raises 10 million for Bio-Printed Leather

New York company Modern Meadow announced it has raised $10 million for bio-printed leather production. The startup company can grow meat and produce leather in the lab without killing large numbers of animals, and it is planning to use the raised money on research and product development as well as expanding its New York City […]
  • Scott Blickensderfer
  • 4 Years ago
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Recyclable LYF Shoes Sold Made-to-Order

Aly Khalifa, founder of Gamila Company, is creating a lot of buzz for the company’s next big project, LYF Shoes. Their business model offers environmental sustainability that competitors’ shoe factories do not. With the use of 3D printers, LYF Shoes will be customized shoes that are sold made-to-order. “It’s basically assembling shoes not that differently […]