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Green Tech Future | Environmental Education in Schools

Green Tech Future | Environmental Education in Schools

We live in a time when confusion abounds. Clean is an often misused term. Climate change is denounced as a hoax. Our environmental protections are being stripped away. And education is being crushed. Nobody is creating a future for clean tech or environmentalism in general. So we have to create that future ourselves. I’m all …

The Sweet Spot Between Petroleum and Environmental Science (CanmetENERGY-Devon)

The Sweet Spot Between Petroleum and Environmental Science (CanmetENERGY-Devon)

WE are the Canmet labs: Canada’s clean technology innovators. For over a century, Natural Resources Canada’s research laboratories have provided global leadership in energy, materials and green mining clean technology research, development and innovation. With over 500 world-class research scientists and engineers on 7 campuses, Canmet’s multi-disciplinary project teams have the skills and experience to …

Carbon Monoxide & the Charcoal Grill

Carbon Monoxide & the Charcoal Grill

“One of the sources of carbon monoxide is the use of either a gas-fired or a charcoal fired grill inside the house. A lot of people will think, ‘It’s raining outside I can open a door and bring the grill inside and use it.’ They don’t realize how much carbon monoxide is produced by something …

NOAA’s Annual Greenhouse Gas Index Update

NOAA’s Annual Greenhouse Gas Index Update

My name is Jim Butler. I’m the director of the Global Monitoring Division of NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory. The Annual Greenhouse gas index is a measure of the climate warming influence of a suite of greenhouse gases that we measure in the atmosphere routinely over decades. These gases are at very low concentrations, some …