Machine Learning + CleanTech + Climate Risks, Part II — CleanTech Talk Podcast

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 13:59:55 +0000

In the second half of this CleanTech Talk interview, Michael Barnard sits down with Paul Werbos, Ph.D. Co-Director of the Center for Intelligent Optimization and Networks, to talk about all things climate change

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Machine Learning + CleanTech + Climate Risks — CleanTech Talk Podcast

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 18:00:09 +0000

In the first half of this CleanTech Talk interview, Michael Barnard sits down with Paul Werbos, Ph.D. Co-Director of the Center for Intelligent Optimization and Networks, to talk about all things climate change

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Trump Admin Pushes Oil Drilling In National Forests

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 02:47:18 +0000

The Trump administration took the wraps off a new rule that will make it easier to drill for oil and gas in national forests. At a time when communities are suffering from dirty air and the dangers of a warming planet — from wildfires and heat waves to hurricanes and derechos — we cannot afford to transform critical carbon sinks into drilling sites that threaten our health and collective future

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Machine Learning: A Transformative Cleantech & Climate Technology Report Now Available

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 21:15:06 +0000

Policy makers, investors, entrepreneurs and researchers interested in taking advantage of machine learning to help our climate will find this useful

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Worse Than Acid Rain? Agricultural Sulfur Is Wreaking Havoc On Our Ecosystems

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 19:02:25 +0000

A new study says that the amount of agricultural sulfur is up to 10 times higher than peak load during time of acid rain

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US DOE Clobbers Fossil Fuels With $$$ For Bioenergy & Solar Fuel R&D

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 21:39:10 +0000

bioenergy research biofuel cropsUS researchers are taking on the bioenergy challenge from all angles with an assist from the Department of Energy

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Swarm Of Tiny Robots Could Help Eliminate Pesticides

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:25:10 +0000

Imagine a future of foods free of harmful chemicals — a future where crops still grow strong and dense in the absence of choking weeds, but bees and other pollinators buzz and frolic among the crops. Over at Clint Brauer’s farm outside of Cheney, Kansas, that future is very nearly a reality, thanks to a swarm of autonomous robots

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Can India Provide Free Solar-Powered Irrigation To All Its Farmers?

Credit to Author: Anand Upadhyay| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:05:28 +0000

The power demand for agricultural irrigation in India requires about 18% of its electricity consumption. Would it be feasible to meet the entire irrigation needs of India through solar power

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