The Worst Oil Tanker Catastrophes

Mauritius is preparing itself for an environmental catastrophe after a Japanese-owned tanker ran aground in its pristine waters. The stricken MV Wakashio has already leaked around 1,000 metric tons of oil and there are fears that it could break in two, spelling disaster. Salvage teams have detected serious cracks in... [Read More]

11,000 Fewer Deaths In Europe Due To Clean Air

A new study from the Centre on Research on Energy and Clean Air has found that Europe’s lockdown is resulting in fewer deaths from air pollution. Even though COVID-19 is inflicting a terrible death toll around Europe, the research found that an estimated 11,000 premature deaths were avoided due to... [Read More]

COVID-19 Improves Air Quality in Just Three Months

The concentration of NO₂ in the air has significantly decreased while cities are on lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic. Air quality readings on website World Air Quality Index show that weekly average concentration of the gas waned in Rome, Madrid, New York and New Delhi between February and April. [Read More]

Illinois renewable energy experienced rapid growth

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) today announced an additional 25 of its community solar farms achieved commercial operation across Illinois during the fourth quarter of 2020, bringing the company’s total in the state to 42 and highlighting the resiliency of renewable energy amidst the... [Read More]