Can We Forge Green Steel?
As efforts are under way to move steel production away from coal-fired furnaces, which produces around 8% total global emissions, manufacturing green steel is no easy task. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we look at ‘green hydrogen’ as one potential solution, how these changes will impact the developing world, and our riveting chat reminds us that whoever smelt it… dealt it.
Will Gas Prices Make the Case for Alternatively-Fueled Cars
It can’t have escaped your notice that fuel prices are climbing lately. In June 2022, the national average price of gas was up 63% from its position a year earlier. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a reduction in global oil industry activity, while the war in Ukraine saw cuts to some Russian oil exports. Energy companies […]
Greenifying the Automotive Industry: The Sustainability of Electric Vehicles
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably aware of the ongoing global warming crisis. Harmful carbon emissions play a big part in worsening this environmental issue and according to a 2019 report: the transportation sector causes about 24% of these hazardous CO2 emissions worldwide. This is where electric cars come in. They […]
Biofriendly Inventions That Could Change The Way We Live
Sustainability is going to be a hot topic of conversation for a very long time, especially if we’re serious about protecting the environment and taking steps to counteract climate change. Many of us have parents, grandparents and great grandparents who all incorporated sustainable and biofriendly actions into their day-to-day lives. Growing gardens, composting, using leftovers […]
Chicago Is Going Green: The Infrastructure Plan That Will Reduce Energy Consumption
One of the largest cities in the United States, Illinois’ Chicago, is a favorite around the world. Recently in the midst of different conversations, Chicago has caught onlooker attention thanks to the various projects it is planning to see through. One of the most recent statements has been the intention of reducing the energy consumption […]