Chemistry

Designing Algal Capsules for Carbon Sequestration

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Abstract Climate change today is a leading problem with adverse effects to the life forms on Earth. In nature, plants play an important role in capturing CO2 from the atmosphere. Emulating plant photosynthesis for sequestering CO2 from small vehicles is a step towards combating climate change. The focus of this research is to efficiently sequester […]

Climate Change

Conversation with Dr. Vivien Cumming

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Srija Mukhopadhyay Dr. Vivien Cumming is an Earth Scientist with an award-winning PhD and postdoctoral research at Durham University in the UK, Harvard University in the USA and McGill University in Canada. She is also a photographer, filmmaker and explorer whose work took her to 6 continents and some of the most naturally diverse locations […]

Climate Change

Earth Day Interview with Daniel Webb

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Daniel Webb is the founder of Everyday Plastic. In 2016, Webb moved to Margate in Kent. He was shocked by the densely polluted coastline in this idyllic seaside town in England. What shocked him further was the lack of recycling facilities at his new home. With this in mind, Webb set out to collect all […]

Climate Change

Re-evaluating Earth Day

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Earth Day sprung into being at a time when not many government officials were focused on protecting the environment. Fifty years down the line, it’s succeeded in mobilising and uniting colossal groups of people to act today for a cleaner, greener tomorrow.This article examines Earth Day’s accomplishments to date,as well as the future of the […]