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Prize Winning Drinking Water Solution

We all understand that desalination is not new – but we have usually only seen giant desalination plants extracting drinking water from salty sea water.   A real need has always been to be able to produce drinking water in small locations, away from the sea,...

Audi makes Diesel fuel from CO2

German car manufacturer Audi has reported its use of  a carbon-neutral diesel fuel,   made solely from water, carbon dioxide and renewable energy sources. The crystal clear ‘e-diesel’ is already being used to power the Audi A8 owned by the country’s...

Life After Fossil Fuels in Australia ?

Those of you who have been following Australian Politics for a while now, might be wondering what I’m on about – as their Prime Minister Tony Abbott has shown his opposition to a fossil fuel free Australia since he was elected – and has gone out of...

Waste CO2 into Fuels ?

Scientists are really working hard these days on trying to find ways to reduce CO2 output, or investigating how to use CO2 in a ‘productive’ way. A report published by the American Chemical Society describes use of  an anaerobic bacteria (one that...

The future of farming

Why – on a website devoted to the Oceans am I bringing this recent article to your attention?   Well – the fact is that humans are not treating the Oceans very well (see the previous post on “The World’s Oceans are Collapsing“) and the...