California Hit 2020 Emissions Reduction Goal Four Years Early – Here’s How

California Hit 2020 Emissions Reduction Goal Four Years Early – Here’s How

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) found that greenhouse gas pollution in California in 2016 fell below the emissions target set for 2020, meaning the state has met its goal four years early. Under a bill passed in 2006, the state needed to lower emissions to the 1990 level of 431 million metric tons by 2020.

Qantas Completes 8,000-Mile Flight on Renewable Jet Fuel

Qantas Completes 8,000-Mile Flight on Renewable Jet Fuel

Qantas Airlines flew from Los Angeles to Melbourne, Australia on a renewable jet fuel engineered from mustard seeds, according to Honeywell UOP. This 8,077-mile flight was the first between the two countries to use Honeywell Green Jet Fuel. The fuel is produced by taking carinata … Read more…

Researchers to Develop ‘Intelligent’ Windows and Façades

Researchers to Develop ‘Intelligent’ Windows and Façades

An international research effort coordinated by scientists from the University of Jena in Germany has set its sights on developing a new breed of energy-efficient windows and facades. The goal of the project, Large-Area Fluidic Windows (LaWin), is to improve the materials and production processes that … Read more…

Tiny Gribble’s Enzymes A Boon For Biofuels

Tiny Gribble’s Enzymes A Boon For Biofuels

A marine wood borer’s ability to use its own enzymes to break down biomass could be a boon for biofuel research, by helping to convert the biomass into ethanol, according to a paper published by researchers from the US and UK in the National Academy … Read more…

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