Polluted Chinese Waters

Chinese Pollution Here’s why there’s a vast, untapped market for hydrogen: China needs it to generate electricity, manufacture pure water by aquafacture, and clean up its air. Currently it’s not cost effective to produce hydrogen on that scale because its principal source is fossil fuels, so it’s cheaper and more … Continue reading

Mercury Pollution in the Permafrost

October 12, 2015 The inexhaustible stream of ominous news related to climate change continues. A study published in the journal Science found that ancient methylating bacteria, dormant for thousands of years in the Arctic permafrost, may become active and begin transforming inert mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants long accumulated … Continue reading

Study of Mercury Pollution in Northeastern U.S.

Chemical and Biological Control of Mercury Cycling in Upland, Wetland and Lake Ecosystems in the Northeastern U.S. EPA Grant Number: R827633 Title: Chemical and Biological Control of Mercury Cycling in Upland, Wetland and Lake Ecosystems in the Northeastern U.S. Project Period: November 1, 1999 through October 31, 2002 (Extended to … Continue reading

Depletion And Pollution

Depletion and Pollution of Water The world is facing extraordinarily serious fresh water depletion and pollution, both exacerbated by ever rising demand. Over the next 40 years estimates are that demand for water will rise 50% while demand for food will rise 70%, all in the same period that we’ll … Continue reading

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