How Does a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Work?

Hydrogen is the most abundant element on the earth. It is a prime component in water, and can be found in almost every natural compound on the planet. Furthermore, hydrogen has the potential to release impressive amounts of energy. In fact, one of the most destructive weapons ever created—the hydrogen bomb—has a blast equivalent of […]

Exploring Environmental Science

While many people would claim that money, data, or food are our most important resources in the world – none of that matters without a world to house them in.  Environmental science has far-reaching consequences for man’s survival, and explores many facets of the world in which we live.  Currently, there are scientists studying many […]

10 Things You Need To Know About REACH Compliance

REACH is designed to protect people and the environment from the harmful effects of chemicals and things made from them. They are European-wide regulations, affecting an incredibly diverse range of substances, goods and products. Some companies will have no doubt that they need to take action to comply with REACH, but others will be confused […]

BPA in Plastics: Environmentalist Straw-Man?

The plastics industry makes BPA, which is the abbreviation for bisphenol A. This plastics substance has been used since the 1950s for, as Marianne Smith Edge, the International Food Information Council’s Senior Vice President of Nutrition and Food Safety, says, preventing “the corrosion of cans…It’s used to prevent contamination of foods…BPA packaging [serves] as an […]

The Clathrate Gun Hypothesis: How Global Warming Will Really Kill Us All

When you read about the terrible effects of global warming it’s easy to believe it won’t be that bad. Yes, the sea levels will rise 20 feet, but you don’t live near the sea. Sure, there’ll be food and water shortages which could trigger wars, but if you turn on the news now what you […]