A top analyst breaks down the 3 little-known industries that are quietly shaping the future global energy economy
Green Energy

A top analyst breaks down the 3 little-known industries that are quietly shaping the future global energy economy

Electric vehicles and big renewable energy projects are easy to imagine and attract the public’s attention. But behind the scenes, lesser-known and more technical industries are shaping the future of the global energy economy. Those industries include hydrogen, so-called smart-grid tech, and building energy management, according to an analyst at the research firm Cleantech Group. Business Insider breaks down…

Polystyrene breaks down naturally in just DECADES, not thousands of years previously predicted
Nature & Science

Polystyrene breaks down naturally in just DECADES, not thousands of years previously predicted

When exposed to sunlight, polystyrene can break down in as little as decades or centuries, rather than thousands of years, a study from the US reveals.The ubiquitous plastic — which is used for assorted applications from takeaway boxes to packaging materials — is often considered to last ‘forever’.However experts using a sun-simulating lamp found they could…