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July-September 2016 (ONE)

In this number the following articles are present:

Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Concentration Has Passed the Point of No Return (Dahr Jamail)

Monday, 23 May 2016 By Dahr Jamail A recent trip up Washington State’s Mount Rainier brought home to me how rapidly things are changing, even...

‘Great Wall of Africa’ planned to hold back the Sahara (Samuel Morgan)

A massive-scale project proposed by the African Union, partly funded by the EU, will see a wall of trees erected at the edge of the...

Plastic Bags Might Kickstart the Carbon Capture Industry (Richard S. Middleton)

You just can’t drink enough soda to create a market for bottling and storing all the excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. But as researchers...

What the U.S. can learn from European coal miners’ second act (Joshua Zaffos)

By Joshua Zaffos/High Country News Europe and the U.S. have taken different paths in response to climate concerns and coal declines. People linger at an...

Silk Road revisited (Eusebio Loria (ONE Team))

A city within the city. It is the new Midwest Commodity Exchange Center (MCEC), the core of the metal products trade park in Xi’an. Positioned...

Monreale mine: a view from the past (ONE Team)

From the top of the hill you can see the Monreale Castle on the right: a reminder of a glorious past. Next, the green stretching...

The solar voyager (Alice Masili (ONE team))

While Solar Impulse 2, the aircraft powered by solar energy is reaching the end of its journey around the World, another “eco” international industrial enterprise...

The pros and cons of biomass (ONE Team)

When most people talk about renewable energy they are referring to wind and solar power, which tend to dominate the news and their deployment is...

Isogo: a minimalist shrine to clean coal (Toby Lockwood (ONE Team))

Modern cities are ever more hungry for power, but increasingly prefer to keep their power plants out of sight and out of mind. Whilst the...

Bee Active! Fight Against Climate Change (ONE Team)

Buzz! Buzz! What’s the buzz about bees? In order for plants to reproduce, they must be pollinated, and honeybees are one of the most important...

Speeding on the innovation highway (Jez Abbott (ONE team))

Electric cars were – and still are - being hailed as a new dawn. Next up are driverless cars. Going towards self-charging driverless cars will not be an easy ride