Tag Archives: Ammonia

Shipping is tough on the climate and hard to clean up – these innovations can help cut emissions

Shipping is responsible for a large portion of global emissions. William William/Unsplash, CC BY Jing Sun, University of Michigan Ships carry more than 80% of world trade, and they rely heavily on some of the least environmentally friendly transportation fuels available. There are no cheap, widely available solutions that can lower the shipping industry’s planet-warming carbon emissions – in fact, …

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We found a way to turn urine into solid fertiliser – it could make farming more sustainable

Zlikovec/Shutterstock Prithvi Simha, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Björn Vinnerås, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, and Jenna Senecal, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences It’s likely that most of the food you’ll eat today was not farmed sustainably. The global system of food production is the largest human influence on the planet’s natural cycles of nitrogen and phosphorus. How much crops …

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