Russia Slashes Environmental Protections as War Rages, Economic Crisis Looms

Russia Slashes Environmental Protections as War Rages, Economic Crisis Looms

Russia has quietly facilitated the construction of pipelines in nature reserves, scrapped regulations on car emissions, and scrapped pollution control measures as part of a broad rollback of environmental regulations that appear set to pick up pace amid the war in Ukraine and a deep economic recession. . Business organizations are lobbying to drop many … Read more

Energy & Environment — Climate regulations could be next in court crosshairs

Energy & Environment — Climate regulations could be next in court crosshairs

The Supreme Court will soon rule on a major climate case. We’ll look at some of the potential ramifications. A new study also finds that air pollution may help predict people’s chances of dying from heart attacks and strokes, and climate change is exacerbating wildfires. This is overnight energy and environmentYour source for the latest … Read more

A textile filter paves the way for eco-friendly carbon capture technology

A textile filter paves the way for eco-friendly carbon capture technology

“Innovation happens when two disciplines of science that don’t usually intersect come together. If you have a foot in both worlds, you’ll notice one thing—it won’t come easily to the others,” Sonia Salmon, associate professor of textile engineering, chemistry and science at NC State in another meaning in an interview. Salmon points to her expertise … Read more