Today’s Solutions: July 25, 2024

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Austria phases out coal from its energy production

In a win for the planet, Austria has officially shut down its last coal-fired power plant as part of a broader plan to end the use of fossil fuels for energy production by 2030. The plant stopped operating on Friday, after providing heat and electricity for the nearby city of Graz for 34 years. Read More...

Satellites will soon track the

Satellites will soon track the exact air pollution of every power plant on Earth

Tuesday brought a somewhat mind-blowing announcement in the world of power plants and pollution. In a nutshell: A nonprofit artificial intelligence firm called WattTime is going to use satellite imagery to precisely track the air pollution (including carbon emissions) coming out of every single Read More...

Scientists develop a new effic

Scientists develop a new efficient method of capturing CO2 from power plants

Scientists have unveiled an efficient method to turn CO2 emissions from power plants into fuel that could be used for running cars, planes, as well as multi-purpose chemical feedstock. The carbon-capturing technique involves a membrane made from hybrid materials that can absorb enormous quantities Read More...

Could cutting CO2 emissions pr

Could cutting CO2 emissions provide water during droughts?

Power plants provide homes and businesses with electricity on a daily basis. But plants also consume a daily essential: Read More...

EPA climate rules would reduce

EPA climate rules would reduce air pollution, saving thousands of lives

Assessing the direct public health impact of power-plant emissions reduction provides further support to the climate change regulation to be introduced by President Obama this summer, judging by a new study published this week in the journal Nature Climate Change. Cutting carbon emissions from Read More...