Bureaucracy Is Blocking the Green Energy Revolution

Greg Jackson, CEO of Octopus Energy, tells WIRED Impact that red tape is causing “disastrous” delays to sustainable energy projects......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredNov 18th, 2022

Piracy Shield Cloudflare Disaster Blocks Countless Sites, Fires Up Opposition

Experts warned that a radical site-blocking program without proper checks and balances would end badly in Italy. On Saturday, at least one Cloudflare IP address was added to the Piracy Shield anti-piracy system. According to an expert, that ended up.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News10 hr. 56 min. ago

Piracy Moghul Aniwatch Rebrands to HiAnime

The massively popular anime pirate site Aniwatch has a new name. The site, which was known as just a year ago, just rebranded to HiAnime. The site's staff doesn't explain the latest brand switch but a recent 'dynamic+' site blocking order in.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News10 hr. 56 min. ago

"The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin" review: As wickedly fun as its title

Noel Fielding brings "The Mighty Boosh" energy to the tales of England's famous 18th century highwayman in this Apple TV+ series. "Stand and deliver! Please?"If you've come here for a historical account of the adventures of England's notorious.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 58 min. ago

Waymo"s massive self-driving expansion gets green light

The California Public Utilities Commission approved Waymo's ambitious expansion plans Friday afternoon......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2024

World resource extraction could surge 60% by 2060, UN warns

Extraction of Earth's natural resources could surge 60 percent by 2060, imperiling climate goals and economic prosperity, the UN said Friday, calling for dramatic changes in energy, food, transport and housing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions hit record levels in 2023: IEA

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose to a record level in 2023, but the growth slowed from previous years thanks to continued expansion of clean technologies, the International Energy Agency said Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Conduction-cooled accelerating cavity proves feasible for commercial applications

From televisions to X-ray machines, many modern technologies are enabled by electrons that have been juiced up by a particle accelerator. Now, the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has worked with General Atom.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

AI meets green: The future of environmental protection with ChatGPT

The rapid growth of environmental data presents a significant challenge in analyzing complex pollution networks. While ML has been a pivotal tool, its widespread adoption has been hindered by a steep learning curve and a significant knowledge gap amo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Researchers discover way to bind nanotubes to metals

Carbon nanotubes have shown promise for everything from microelectronics to aviation to energy storage. Researchers think this material might one day fulfill the science fiction dream of creating an elevator to space......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Research progress of layered double hydroxide-based electrocatalyst for water splitting

In the context of the gradual depletion of fossil fuels and the energy crisis, hydrogen energy has attracted widespread attention due to its ultra-high energy density and eco-friendly properties. However, most of the hydrogen production still relies.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

How climate change is messing up the ocean"s biological clock, with unknown long-term consequences

Every year in the mid-latitudes of the planet, a peculiar phenomenon known as the phytoplankton spring bloom occurs. Visible from space, spectacular large and ephemeral filament-like shades of green and blue are shaped by the ocean currents......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

US Cities Could Be Capturing Billions of Gallons of Rain a Day

With better infrastructure and “spongy” green spaces, urban areas have made progress but should be soaking up way more free stormwater......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Towards the selective and energy-efficient synthesis of ethylene via carbon dioxide reduction

The synthesis of carbon-based chemicals via the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) has become the key objective of numerous recent energy research efforts. While these studies have yielded promising results, enabling the production of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

How air pollution can harm team performance

High levels of air pollution can harm the performance of teams, which are vital for solving complex problems such as developing clean energy technologies and vaccines, and this could harm economic development in highly polluted emerging economies, sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

EU countries have seen a decade of progress towards their 2030 sustainable energy goal

Countries in the European Union (EU) have made progress over the past decade toward Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7), which calls for "access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all" by 2030, according to a study publishe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Drying without dying: Tracing water scarcity coping mechanisms from mosses to flowering plants

Imagine you find the dried-up remains of a once green and lush philodendron on your bookshelf and realize you can't remember the last time you watered your houseplants. You soak the soil with water, hoping you can breathe life back into its desiccate.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Eco-friendly catalyst and materials research explores pathways to renewable energy

The search for sustainable and affordable energy conversion technologies has highlighted the importance of the oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reactions (ORR and OER). These processes are crucial for the efficiency of devices such as fuel cells.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Improving lithium-sulfur batteries with metal-organic framework-based materials

Current lithium-ion battery technology does not have the energy density necessary to meet the demands for renewable energy. In theory, lithium-sulfur batteries could be a viable alternative with a higher specific capacity and energy density. However,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Blocking fertilization of parasite-causing malaria opens new doors in eradication efforts

More than 400 people develop malaria every minute, and it can be fatal if not diagnosed and treated at the first sign of symptoms. Eliminating the disease will require interventions that stop the transmission of the parasite from mosquitoes to humans.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Judge issues restraining order keeping DOE from tracking bitcoin miners

The Department of Energy wants to know how 2% of the US's electricity is being used. Enlarge (credit: South_agency) Earlier this month, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced its intention to gather basic informatio.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024