Open menu

Cleantech and Environmental News – Latest Headlines

RSS Subscribe to our Cleantech News feed

Vitrimers: the rise of recyclable plastics

With renewed fundamental insights on the chemical process of the reprocessing, researchers succeeded in controlling the properties and reprocessing of vitrimers by addition of specific additives, both for rubbers and hard plastics.

Mar 20th, 2017

Read more

Rare earth recycling

A new energy-efficient separation of rare earth elements could provide a new domestic source of critical materials.

Mar 15th, 2017

Read more

Hydrogen on demand (w/video)

This approach will make it possible to produce hydrogen in a centralized manner at the point of sale (for example, at a gas station for electric cars fueled by hydrogen) located far from the solar farm.

Mar 13th, 2017

Read more

Transforming the carbon economy

A task force commissioned in 2016 by former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz has proposed a framework for evaluating R+D on recycling carbon dioxide and removing large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere. The goal is to produce a global emissions reduction of at least 1 billion tons of CO2 per year.

Feb 27th, 2017

Read more

Smart buildings: energy efficiency at what price?

Automating heating and other environmental controls can bring huge savings to commercial buildings. To what extent is it possible to achieve the same results in residential homes? What is the difference between so called domotics and inmotics?

Feb 21st, 2017

Read more