Superyachts For The Super Rich Cause A Whole Lot Of Environmental Damage

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 22:46:02 +0000

Few status symbols for the Super Rich stand out more than superyachts. Members of royal families, oligarchs, and billionaires are known to crave the elegance and indulgence, the refined taste and unparalleled luxury that these enormous floating homes offer. Superyachts are often longer than 100 feet in length and are … [continued]

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My Night As A Climate Refugee Sucked

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 09:50:25 +0000

What I thought would be my last day on the road turned out to go nothing like I planned. Not only did I have some problems with my EV glamping trailer (you can learn all about that here), which needed a repair before I could go on, but then the … [continued]

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Dense Fluid Pumped Hydro Doesn’t Make Any Sense & A Mea Culpa

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 19:29:31 +0000

A recent online discussion on gravity storage brought the usual suspects out of the woodwork. Proponents of heavy fluid pumped hydro reared their sludgy heads this time. Follow along for why this is a silly idea, as all gravity storage options that aren’t pushing water uphill turn out to be. … [continued]

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Restoration Projects Continue In Florida

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2024 20:33:07 +0000

Fossil fuels have damaged our world and continue to do so. None represents the impact more than the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, after which federal and state agencies came together to form the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Council. The Trustees studied the effects of the … [continued]

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Cement Is One Of Few Industries Where Carbon Capture May Be Competitive In Niches

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2024 18:49:50 +0000

As concrete month draws nearer to a close, it’s time to look at an option not previously explored, continuing to use limestone but bolting on carbon capture and paying for waste disposal in permanent sequestration sites. After fifteen years of assessing carbon capture technologies, pilots and proposals, this is one … [continued]

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Building Energy Around Changing Climate

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 23:18:14 +0000

County-level data reveals climate impact on future building energy use Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed free data sets to estimate how much energy any building in the contiguous U.S. will use in 2100. These data sets provide planners a way to anticipate future energy needs as the climate … [continued]

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Japanese Firms Collaborate on Green Hydrogen Project in Hokkaido’s Chitose Area

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 19:12:20 +0000

Mitsubishi Corp. (MC), Takasago Thermal Engineering Co. Ltd. (TTE), Hokkaido Electric Power Co. (HEPCO), and Air Water Hokkaido Inc. (AWH) announced the signing of a joint development agreement to supply […]

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No, AI Queries & Images Aren’t Carbon Bombs, So Stop Hyperventilating

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 16:05:37 +0000

Regular readers will either appreciate or hate that for roughly 20 months I’ve been decorating my articles and presentations with images generated by artificial intelligence algorithms. I’m not going to address the full range of reasons, but will just do some basic math on the electricity use to get a … [continued]

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“Moderate” Is the New “Extreme”: Weather’s Impact on Growing Renewable Grid Operations

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 15:28:22 +0000

How Shifting Our Perception of Extreme Weather Can Aid Planning for a Reliable Wind- and Solar-Rich Power System From severe storms to recent unprecedented cold and heat waves, extreme weather events are impacting electric utilities, grid operators, and ultimately customers like never before. At the same time, the energy sources … [continued]

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Sexism Is Rampant In Switzerland As Parliament Rejects Court Ruling In Favor Of Senior Women

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2024 16:45:35 +0000

The parliament in Switzerland has rejected a finding by the European Court of Human Rights in favor of a group of older women.

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