Catégorie : Australie

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Australia beaches buried under mountains of plastic

These last few months, Australia is facing a depressing spectacle. The Australian coastline, once renowned for its beauty and touristic attraction, are now totally devastated by all the rubbish dumped by the sea. Locals even refer to this phenomenon as a “Plastic Tsunami”, scientists, meanwhile, are overwhelmed by the event. However, the phenomenon is not only a tearful event to observe but also demonstrates the real face of pollution which is a reality that has long been ignored and neglected, the one of our oceans being overpolluted.

Peinture solaire capable de subvenir aux besoins énergétiques d’un bâtiment 0

Peinture solaire capable de subvenir aux besoins énergétiques d’un bâtiment

Créer une peinture capable de transformer l’humidité de l’air en hydrogène, c’est l’exploit qu’a réussi une équipe de chercheurs de l’université de RMIT en Australie. Agissant comme un capteur à la fois de l’énergie...

Engie acte la fermeture de la centrale au charbon Hazelwood en Australie 0

Engie acte la fermeture de la centrale au charbon Hazelwood en Australie

Le groupe français, propriétaire de la centrale depuis 2010, a pris en novembre 2016 la décision d’une fermeture en mars 2017. La mine à ciel ouvert voisine, qui approvisionne la centrale, cessera son activité au...

Buoys CETO by Carnegie: renewable power from ocean’s waves. 0

Buoys CETO by Carnegie: renewable power from ocean’s waves.

  The Australian company Carnegie has announced the world’s first grid connection of its CETO operating system of marine swell.   Source : perthnow.com.au If wave energy, suggests very promising production expectations (the energy...

Australia amongst last in climate change protection matter 0

Australia amongst last in climate change protection matter

While the big and important players in our world like the  US, Germany or the UK are progressively working on various climate change protection methods and speaking out on the increasing importance of action,...