What is Carbon Capture and Storage?
Every day we continue to push more carbon into the air from our biggest industries around the world. While a lot of efforts are being made toward renewables, we still need a solution on how to capture carbon from our atmosphere and store it away safely. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss a recent carbon capture discovery that uses copper, how some tech companies have some crazy ways of storing carbon, and it’s important to remember that this… is a show about patience.
Enzyme Energy and Mycelium Meat
Is it possible to pull energy out of thin air? A recent discovery of a natural enzyme that can produce electricity from hydrogen in our atmosphere could be a game changer. And with the popularity of TV shows like The Last Of Us, you may be concerned about seeing a bundle of branching fungi known as mycelium (or mushroom root), but it could be a delicious and nutritious meat substitute. You have to listen to this week’s Biofriendly Podcast for your blend of education and silliness.
Electric Fungi and the Wood Wide Web
While scientists are arguing over whether trees are talking to each other or not, one study has found that mushrooms are talking to each other in patterns similar to human speech! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we explore this notion of the wood wide web, why science will always need magic, and did Noel and Jacob once again end the fight between scientists?
Is It Ghosts or Nature?
Have you ever sensed a supernatural presence or felt chills running down your spine? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss the ways our imagination runs wild at the thought of paranormal activity, how these creepy occurrences may have some scientific explanations, and did we discover that ghosts are sexy?
What Have We Learned From Hurricanes?
As the U.S. Southeast faces yet another hurricane, we wanted to focus this week’s Biofriendly Podcast on the improvements we’ve made over the years when facing these storms. Join us as we discuss hurricane preparedness, what our greatest sense might be, and why we can all get along despite what we read on the internet.
Recycle Wind Turbines By Eating Them?
By 2050, it’s estimated that we will have 12 million metric tons of wind turbine blades to throw away, so how do we prevent all of them from ending up in a landfill? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss the ways of recycling wind turbines into everything from concrete to candy, why you should hold on to your nickels, and does Noel do the greatest tap dance routine in history?
Flashback Episode – Summer 2019
This week we’ve assembled a special throwback episode of The Biofriendly Podcast from summer of 2019 where we discussed everything from sustainable beer to green laundry to spicy solar panels. So kick back and laugh at these clips from classic episodes and who knows… you just might learn a thing or two!
Trapping Waste From Water With Machines
Tech companies are developing everything from plastic-eating “shark” drones to spinning buoys that use the water’s current to scoop our trash out of the water, but what else can be done to prevent garbage from entering our waterways? This week Noel and Jacob talk about how we stop this problem at the source, can you really sit inside a whale’s mouth, and why Bruce Lee’s family wants to fight Noel.
Plastic Free July Part 2
It’s Part 2 of our Plastic Free July episode, so check out even more ways you can eliminate your daily single-use plastic! As we all know it can be overwhelming to change the way we do things, but The Biofriendly Podcast is here to give you simple tips to being more sustainable.
Plastic Free July Part 1
It’s Plastic Free July, which means it’s a time to take a moment to see just how much plastic we depend on each day! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast, we go through a checklist that ran so long we needed to break it into two parts. Check out this week’s tips on ways we can all reduce our single-use plastic in everyday life.