No matter where you stand on the impact of global warming, you can’t discount the shift in thoughts and actions to protecting the environment, addressing climate change, and pursuing sustainability. President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act on August 16, 2022, which allocates more than $300B to be invested in energy and climate reform. Not only are consumers giving more consideration to their environmental impact before making a purchase, but scientists across the globe are developing ways to improve air and drinking water quality, reduce carbon emissions, and so much more.
Research laboratories have had some significant breakthroughs in 2022 that may one day lead to a greener and cleaner planet. What follows are some prime examples.