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East Asia's Dirty Air Pollutes North America

East Asia's Dirty Air Pollutes North America

GREENBELT, Maryland, March 17, 2008 (ENS) – Close to 15 percent of the air pollution over the western United States and Canada originates in East Asia, according to NASA researchers using the latest, most accurate satellite sensors. Their study offers the first measurement-based estimate of the amount of pollution from East Asian forest fires, urban…

Japan Leads on Battery Research

Japan Leads on Battery Research

Reducing domestic transportation pollution created by cars is a great way to clean up roughly 40% of the greenhouse gas pollution in the world. In order to ensure that pollution emissions go down, current technologies point to one glaring problem: there is no cheap, modern battery technology that is ready for mass production. The Japan…

Liquid Coal Quietly Becoming a Reality?

Liquid Coal Quietly Becoming a Reality?

Liquid coal has been debated hotly for years. American energy companies tend to love coal because the United States has the most coal reserves of any region in the world. Some scientists and many environmentalists dislike coal because it has historically been the dirtiest means of generating energy. Liquid coal processing companies explain that this…