Scientists have released a new study revealing human activity may be the culprit behind an increase in tornadoes and hailstorms during summer weekdays. It turns out severe weather is higher during the week due to reduced air quality. Simply put, it's linked to our commute.
Pollution glue may sound like a joke, but it is real and it's being deployed in London in a bid to clean up one of Europe's dirtiest cities. The glue is really a dust suppressant solution sprayed on some of the city's busiest streets to keep airborne particulates to a minimum.
In the 80s and 90s, a lot of effort was put into banning chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, a nasty little family of organic compounds that like to eat the ozone that's protecting us all from dying of sunburns. A couple decades later, we're just starting to see this proactive environmentalism begin to pay off.
Which do you think emits more CO2: four guys running one mile, or four guys driving one mile in a hybrid car? If you've read the headline, the answer probably won't surprise you.
This could be the world's first air purifying dress. It's not designed to combat your body odor issues, but it is designed to suck up pollution and keep the air fresh and clean for everybody.
Air purifiers seem like a good idea especially if you live in a big city like New York, but how do you know if they are having any effect?
A gas-powered bike? We've got those. They're called motorcycles. Start slapping combustion engines onto your average pedal bicycle and you're taking one step backward for nature, and one giant backflip for mankind. It can reportedly hit speeds of up...