All over the world, environmental issues are coming to the forefront of politics due to increased severity of environmental disasters. Environmental concerns are often addressed in stable nations like Germany and the United States, but in countries riddled with numerous political and socio-economic problems, environmental concerns take a backseat. In countries such as Egypt, the [...]
By Jessica Kowalik, George Washington University From deep-sea hydrothermal vents to our own gastrointestinal biomes, bacteria that convert hydrogen to energy are a crucial and fascinating component of microbial ecosystems. Their hydrogen consumption may hold the key to explaining why certain animals are able to flourish several kilometers beneath the sea and how human pathogens [...]
Water and land are some of the most fundamental bottlenecks of green energy, but we often fail to think about them.