Talking Direct Air Capture of Atmospheric CO2 with Peter Fiekowsky

  Peter Fiekowsky joined Earth911’s Sustainability In Your Ear podcast recently to explain direct air capture, a technology that extracts carbon dioxide from the air. Peter also spoke with Earth911 in June about ocean iron fertilization, another approach to...

Chestnut Mountain: A Gift That Will Keep on Giving

  The new preserve connects a mosaic of 60,000 acres of protected public lands on the Cumberland Plateau.     No one was expecting the 5,763-acre gift. But when the Bridgestone tire company donated its Chestnut Mountain forests to The Nature Conservancy—the largest...

Historic DC cemetery doubles as pollution-absorbing sponge

  Monument-stuffed Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, Maryland, is the final resting place of Francis Scott Key. Notable burials at Chicago’s Mount Olivet include Mrs. Catherine O’Leary (but not her infamous cow) and, for a brief spell in the late 1940s,...

Kloters RepAir: the t-shirt that cleans air from pollution

Pollution is a major problem for our health and it is very difficult to escape. We breathe polluted air in every place we go: streets, cars, homes, offices, schools, and that is the cause of many deaths and health problems. What if we could leverage our clothing to...