East Bay residents first noticed a bitter taste in their tap water on Saturday.
“It’s very metallic … almost minerally,” said Justin Lagana-Jackson, a resident of Oakland’s Laurel district, who was caught by surprise when he tried to Continue reading California drought: Sour water — a new normal in the East Bay?
The stingray glides gently through the water, propelled by flexible wings. But much as it looks like the real thing, this prototype is actually a $1,000 robot developed to collect data on the surroundings, including water temperature, salinity and dissolved Continue reading Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Develops Deep-sea Robots to Monitor Water Quality
Algae are made into many different materials, products and ingredients. The National Algae Association’s next Algae Production Networking Workshop will focus on Nutraceutical – Omega 3 EPA/DHA, the highest value product made from algae. The Continue reading Algae Production Networking Workshop 2015 and Tour Announced by National Algae Association
Net zero emissions by 2050 makes assumptions about new technologies which may not be realistic. The credibility of Bioenergy & CCS as a climate change mitigation option is unproven. Huge upscaling efforts in Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) will be needed to get to net negative emissions by 2050.
There is an elephant in the climate mitigation room. Actually, if we’re honest, what’s in the room is quite Continue reading Will negative emissions technology get us to 2 degrees?