By LiveOAK Staff on March 30, 2009
These two posters by Amelia Roberts cleverly illustrates the complex nature of the question “Who’s responsible for global warming?” With stickers adorning each poster that say “Made in China” and “Bought By Us” she points out that our culture of consumption makes us complicit in China’s massive contribution to global warming.
By John Platt on December 19, 2008
There’s probably no such thing as “clean coal,” but a form of charcoal could be of benefit to the environment, and help prevent global warming. Biochar, first used hundreds of years ago to enrich soil in the Amazon, is a carbon-rich form of charcoal made from burning biological materials. Unlike regular charcoal, biochar is so [...]
By John Platt on December 11, 2008
Electric and mechanical power produce heat. That heat, according to research from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), could be a ready source of energy — enough to cut U.S. carbon dioxide emissions by 60% by 2030.
By John Platt on November 10, 2008
What’s the best way to get rid of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere? Two scientists from Columbia University say a rock may be the solution we’re looking for.
By Doug Gunzelmann on October 26, 2008
Mark Jenkins is a Washington D.C. based artist that is well known for his street installation exhibits. For his S.O.S project he teamed with Greenpeace to make a statement about global warming and the effects on the future of polar bears. The S.O.S piece was quite entertaining and caused a stir in the D.C. area [...]