Energy and environmental issues in the Steel industry

What is Steel? Steel is an alloy made of iron and carbon. Carbon makes iron strong. Without carbon, iron is futile, it is squishy. Compared to other elements, these two elements rank fourth and fifteenth in terms of their abundance in the earth’s crust. Iron ore exists in the form of hematite (Fe2O3), magnetite (Fe3O4), … Continue reading Energy and environmental issues in the Steel industry

Death by ocean warming & acidification

Terrestrials like us humans can experience warm air currents and escape from them by switching on an air conditioner. Fear is in the air that we will not be able to sustain this escapism for far too long. With almost certainty, scientists have been warning that greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide could eventually lead … Continue reading Death by ocean warming & acidification