Archive for July 8th, 2010

China dealing with massive algae bloom

China dealing with massive algae bloom

Two weeks ago a massive algae bloom formed off the coast of Qingdao, China, and has now expanded to cover more than 150 square miles. The Chinese government has dispatched a response team consisting of 66 vessels, ten forklifts, and 168 people to collect the algae before it starts to decompose.

Posted byon07.8.2010inSociety

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Aerospace firm says rocket nozzles could pull carbon from stacks

Aerospace firm says rocket nozzles could pull carbon from stacks

Currently, emissions from coal burning power plants account for 36% of total carbon output in the United States. Aerospace firm ATK, best known for producing the booster rockets used on NASA's Space Shuttle, hopes to change this by using their rocket nozzle design to capture carbon from coal p

Posted byon07.8.2010inEnergy

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