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Europe is looking for ways to counter the new US climate law

The European Union should improve its state aid rules and consider more green transition funding to offset possible distortions from the new U.S. climate and tax law, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2022

"Blue marble": How a half-century of climate change has altered the face of the Earth

In December 1972, NASA's final Apollo mission (Apollo 17) took the iconic "Blue Marble" photo of the whole Earth. Many, including science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, had expected that the sight of Earth from afar would instill the belief that ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

Climate change may cut US forest inventory by a fifth this century

A study led by a North Carolina State University researcher found that under more severe climate warming scenarios, the inventory of trees used for timber in the continental United States could decline by as much as 23% by 2100. The largest inventory.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

The hype is out of this world, but mining in space won"t save the Earth

We know the world must move to cleaner energy sources to head off the worst effects of climate change, but the technology required for the transition is very mineral-intensive. So where will all these resources come from?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

Climate change is already putting the heat on insurance companies—Auckland"s floods could be a turning point

The clean-up from Auckland's devastating floods last week is just beginning but insurance companies will need to start thinking about what the record-breaking weather event will mean for future coverage......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

EU wants to hammer big tech & streamers with 5G build bill

Europe is considering whether companies like Netflix and Apple that use lots of bandwidth should be forced to pay for upgrades to the infrastructure of the internet.With the rise of video streaming services like Netflix and YouTube, the amount of ban.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Video: Are wildfires getting worse? A NASA scientist explains

Are wildfires getting worse? Unfortunately, yes. Changes in our climate, along with other factors, have led to wildfires increasing in intensity, severity, size and duration......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

New study highlights the impact of two new marine gases on climate models" accuracy

In addition to oxygen, nitrogen or carbon dioxide, the air we breathe contains small amounts of organic gases, such as benzene and toluene. These oxidize into small particles or aerosols that contribute to the condensation of water in the droplets th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Study finds timing of drought is more damaging to invertebrates than severity

Populations of various species of aquatic insects and other invertebrates respond to flooding and waterway drying due to drought in different ways that can be anticipated, according to a new Penn State-led study that employed a novel method to assess.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 12 min. ago

Instagram Notes launches in Europe, comes to everyone in the US

Instagram Notes – a short status message that floats above your profile and disappears after 24 hours – has now launched in Europe and Japan, and is rolling out to all users in the US. The feature was previously available to a limited number of.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Best SSD and RAM deals to boost your PC’s performance

Get more PC power without having to buy a new PC One of the easiest and cheapest ways to get more life out of your existing laptop or desktop is by upgrading your system’s memory and storage. If your PC is sluggish, adding more RA.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

How to use classic Mac, Lisa, NeXT, Apple II software on your Mac

While old Apple hardware is mostly long-gone, there are ways to run some of your antique software on your current Mac. Here's how to get started emulating old Apple computers on your new machine.At the dawn of the personal computer era in the late 19.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News6 hr. 43 min. ago

Future iPhones could listen for chewing and tell you to diet

Apple has been granted a patent for technology that has the iPhone hear chewing, prompt you to photograph your food, and could then criticize your food choices.Apple's newly-granted "Augmented Reality Calorie Counter" patent is split between detectio.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News6 hr. 43 min. ago

3 ways to stop cybersecurity concerns from hindering utility infrastructure modernization efforts

Utility infrastructure is in dire need of modernization. In many parts of the world, the infrastructure delivering power and water to consumers is not ready to withstand natural disasters and rising energy demands. Integrating real-time data analytic.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News11 hr. 11 min. ago

Twitter now wants to become a payments platform to compete with Apple Pay and PayPal

Since Elon Musk became the owner of Twitter, the company has been looking for new ways to increase its revenue. But now it seems that Musk is about to take a step that will take the company’s services far beyond just a social network, as he’s in.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News19 hr. 43 min. ago

Warmer climate may drive fungi to be more dangerous to our health

The world is filled with tiny creatures that find us delicious. Bacteria and viruses are the obvious bad guys, drivers of deadly global pandemics and annoying infections. But the pathogens we haven't had to reckon with as much—yet—are the fungi......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 44 min. ago

TikTok now lets users receive direct messages from everyone, just like Instagram

TikTok is essentially a video platform. But with the number of users growing every day combined with increasing competition from other apps, it’s no surprise that TikTok has been working on catching up with other social networks in more ways. And.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

Pestle iOS recipe app gets major update with Smart Folders, PDF scanning, and more

Popular recipe/cookbook iOS app Pestle is out with a big update that brings a number of upgrades. Headlining the release is Smart Folders plus new ways to import recipe cards and cookbooks via PDF, existing images, and more. more… The post Pestle.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

PSA: 5 ways security keys don’t work with Apple ID

Apple debuted physical security key support with iOS 16.3 and macOS 13.2. While they work across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and the web, there are some instances when they are not supported, even if successfully set up with one device. Here are 5 ways se.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

Any Apple AR headset user may be able to create and sell content

A generally reliable source claims that Apple is working on ways for Apple AR headset owners to use Siri to create new apps for them, without Xcode, and then sell their work to others.Apple AR headset users may be able to create apps just using SiriT.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago

Nothing Phone will attempt to crack US market in 2023

A new report confirms that the upcoming Phone (2) from Nothing will enter the US market in 2023, a significant change in marketing versus the company's previous smartphone.Nothing Phone (1)The company's Phone (1) launched in Europe, Asia, and the Mid.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News22 hr. 43 min. ago