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Check out this new technology that has the potential to save our environment and solve our energy problems. An artificial leaf removes excess carbon from the air, and researchers can then use that carbon to make gasoline.
Would you climb a 300 foot tree to measure climate change? This week our WEBISODE focuses on some pretty daring work done by a research team from Humboldt State University led by Steve Sillet.
UCS
Turning your yard waste and food scraps into compost is not only efficient, it's also climate-friendly. The Union of Concerned Scientists visit Eden Place, an urban garden and environmental education center in Chicago, to observe composting in... Read More
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Smart gardening practices can reduce global warming emissions. The Union of Concerned Scientists visits Eden Place in Chicago, an urban garden and environmental learning center, to see climate-friendly gardening in action.
Green Treks
The Waterview Recreation Center in Philadelphia isn't just a place for neighborhood kids to play and exercise. Thanks to green infrastructure initiatives, the center helps protect local streams and rivers by managing stormwater.
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Trees and shrubs help combat global warming by storing carbon and reducing energy use. The Union of Concerned Scientists visits Eden Place Nature Center in Chicago to see these benefits in action in an urban neighborhood.
Countryside Montessori Charter School
This was the 2nd place winning idea in the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Awards 2011. Catie, a 2nd grader, and Achyudhan and Eyra (3rd graders) developed this idea for future green residential energy.
Planet Forward
Most everyone has heard of ethanol from corn, but what about ethanol from trees? That's what Colorado-based ZeaChem, Inc. are planning to do with a new plant opening in Boardman, Oregon. The plant, which will produce 250,000 gallons of ethyl acetate... Read More

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