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Israeli researchers transform human waste into household fuel

Israeli researchers transform human waste into household fuel

Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University (BGU) in Israel have come up with a process of using hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) to convert human waste into hydrochar: a safe, reusable biomass fuel resembling charcoal. Their research was published in the Journal of Cleaner Production …Continue reading

Excessive nutrients in water bodies can offset gains made from reduced fossil fuel emissions

Lake size and the quantity of nutrients in it drive how much greenhouse gases are emitted globally from lakes into the atmosphere, says a paper published this week in the journal Limnology and Oceanography Letters. The paper calls attention to the negative …Continue reading

Global Stocktake Shows the 43 Greenhouse Gases Driving Global Warming

The most comprehensive collection of atmospheric greenhouse gas measurements, published today, confirms the relentless rise in some of the most important greenhouse gases. The data show that today’s aggregate warming effect of carbon dioxide (CO₂), methane (CH₄) and nitrous oxide (N₂O) is …Continue reading