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Energy Bills To Rise More Than Predicted, Says UK Energy Regulator Ofgem Boss

An anonymous reader shares a report: Domestic energy bills will rise faster this winter than previously forecast by the energy regulator Ofgem, its chief executive has admitted to MPs. Jonathan Brearley said in late May that a typical household would.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJul 13th, 2022

Along shifting coastlines, scientists bring the future into focus

In the wet, muddy places where America's rivers and lands meet the sea, scientists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are unearthing clues to better understand how these vital landscapes are evolving under climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 13th, 2024

In the South, sea level rise accelerates at some of the most extreme rates on Earth

The surge is startling scientists, amplifying impacts such as hurricane storm surges. Enlarge / Steve Salem is a 50-year boat captain who lives on a tributary of the St. Johns River. The rising tides in Jacksonville are testing h.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 13th, 2024

India"s antitrust regulator has decided that Apple abuses its market dominance

After three years of investigations, Indian regulators have concluded that Apple has been using antitrust behaviours by forcing App Store developers to use its in-app payment system.India says Apple has abused its dominant market share of iOS appsThe.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Prussian blue analogs unlock affordable, long-lasting lithium-ion batteries

Prussian blue (PB), a well-known pigment used to dye jeans, has been recognized as an emerging material for next-generation batteries. A team of researchers, led by Professor Hyun-Wook Lee in the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST has.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Tim Cook and Eddy Cue once again attend Sun Valley ‘summer camp for billionaires’ [Gallery]

Apple CEO Tim Cook is once again in attendance at the Sun Valley Conference in Idaho. Cook was pictured arriving at the event – which is commonly referred to as a “summer camp for billionaires” – alongside Apple’s services boss Eddy Cue......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

India"s antitrust regulator accuses Apple of abusing its market dominance

After three years of investigations, Indian regulators have concluded that Apple has been using antitrust behaviours by forcing App Store developers to use its in-app payment system.India says Apple has abused its dominant market share of iOS appsThe.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Illinois clean energy transition excludes key constituents in energy justice equation, study argues

Illinois has made transitioning to clean energy a major priority in recent years with the passage of the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) in 2016 and the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) in 2021. Both pieces of legislation prioritize an equitable t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Q&A: Researcher discusses how gravitational waves hint at dark matter and Big Bang mysteries

Gravitational waves, ripples in space-time predicted by Einstein almost a century ago, were detected for the first time in 2015. A new study led by Yanou Cui, an associate professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Riverside,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Team develops the first cell-free system in which genetic information and metabolism work together

The capacity of all living systems to develop, organize and sustain themselves is based upon a cyclical process in which genes and metabolism interact in parallel. While genes encode the components of metabolism, metabolism provides the energy and bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Apple Vision Pro won"t break 500k sales in 2024, even with international expansion

The Apple Vision Pro probably won't break half a million sales before the end of the year, predicts analysts, with it predicted to endure a massive drop in U.S. sales heading into the fall.Apple Vision ProApple's release of the Apple Vision Pro has b.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

AI"s Energy Demands Are Out of Control. Welcome to the Internet"s Hyper-Consumption Era

Generative artificial intelligence tools, now part of the everyday user experience online, are causing stress on local power grids and mass water evaporation......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

With nests on telephone poles, once-endangered osprey are flying high in Illinois

Wildlife biologist Chuck Rizzo climbs into what looks like an enormous white bucket and slowly begins to rise......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Feds give $1 billion to GM, Stellantis for EV projects

The Energy Department is giving out $1.7 billion in grants to GM, Stellantis, Volvo Group and several suppliers to help support the industry's EV transition......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

New tools are needed to make water affordable, says study

Rising water prices are forcing many households in the United States to choose between rationing water or risking shutoff by leaving bills unpaid. A study in Environmental Research Letters shows that government agencies and water utilities may be und.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

High-speed electron camera uncovers new "light-twisting" behavior in ultrathin material

While taking snapshots with the high-speed electron camera at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Acceleratory Laboratory, researchers discovered new behavior in an ultrathin material that offers a promising approach to manipulating light that w.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

How the Supreme Court’s ‘Chevron Deference’ Ruling Could Remake the Energy Sector

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling on “Chevron deference” could affect federal regulations of everything from power plant emissions to electric vehicles to transmission lines.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Antiabortion Heartbeat Bills Cause Immense Suffering

The rise in infant mortality in Texas shows that in states with strict abortion bans, forcing people to carry nonviable pregnancies to term codifies cruelty and unnecessary pain.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

‘I was secretly working abroad for a month – my boss only found out on Zoom’

‘I was secretly working abroad for a month – my boss only found out on Zoom’.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  yahooRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Cherry-picked data claims Apple is beating Samsung in Europe

New research states that Apple's iPhone has had a remarkable rise to overtake Samsung in the EU, but that headline claim doesn't stand up to the gentlest scrutiny.Figures suggest that the iPhone 15 is particularly popular in EuropeIn February 2024, r.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Photosynthesis powers our world, but what fuels this fundamental process?

It's hard to overstate the importance of photosynthesis, the biochemical pathway by which plants, algae, and certain bacteria convert the sun's energy into the organic material that feeds the entire living biosphere. But there are still aspects of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024