Move To A Chinese City For Cleaner Air?

Move To A Chinese City For Cleaner Air?

The cities of China have wowed the world with their astonishingly rapid industrialization, but they’re hardly famous for clean air. The hundreds of millions that have undertaken one of the great historical migrations came seeking jobs, not a pristine environment. Yet new research reveals that for millions of Chinese rural residents, a shift to the…

India Launches Solar-Powered Train Coaches To Slash Diesel Use

India Launches Solar-Powered Train Coaches To Slash Diesel Use

India’s new troop of solar-powered train coaches set off on their maiden voyage from Safdarjung Railway Station in New Delhi last week, as part of the country’s hopes to kick its diesel habit. The new Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMU) are fitted with 16 roof-mounted solar panels used to power all the electrical needs of…

Less Than 5 Modern Nukes Could Spark A "Nuclear Autumn"

Less Than 5 Modern Nukes Could Spark A "Nuclear Autumn"

Although the days of the Cold War are behind us, the warheads are still piled high and international tensions remain. Nowadays, the world’s nuclear arsenals are faced with a new scenario; it’s no longer the US and Russia geared towards mutually assured destruction, it’s now about rogue erratic nuclear states, proxy wars, and much more…

Here's How Long It Takes Plastic Bottles To Completely Decompose

Here's How Long It Takes Plastic Bottles To Completely Decompose

This article is sponsored by SodaStream, in support of their environmental initiative in plastic bottle reduction. Plastic bottles take so long to decompose that if you really want to help the environment, you should probably stop using them as much as you possibly can. No more buying fizzy drinks at the store and then throwing away the…