Hot Start to Olympics Raises Health Concerns

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 03:00:59 +0000

The 2020 Summer Olympics kicked off in Tokyo on Friday and there are already signs the toughest part of the competition may just be the extreme heat and humidity in what is expected to be the hottest Olympics on record. Temperatures in Tokyo this time of year are usually in the high 80s, but a […]

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Biles in 2nd pull-out, but US swimmer bounces back; Japan shocks France in football

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 22:46:38 +0000

TOKYO (AFP) – Superstar gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of a second event to protect her mental health on Wednesday, putting the spotlight on athletes’ wellbeing at a Tokyo Olympics held under strict rules to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Biles, who caused shockwaves with her withdrawal during the team event on Tuesday, also ditched […]

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The Great Toyota Zero-Emissions Summer Olympics Debacle

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:30:31 +0000

Toyota’s dream of zero emissions vehicles powered by hydrogen and solid state batteries at the Summer Olympics has been a miserable failure.

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Japan tennis star Osaka crashes out of Tokyo Olympics

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 05:42:27 +0000

TOKYO (AFP) – Japan’s Naomi Osaka suffered a 6-1, 6-4 defeat to Marketa Vondrousova in the third round of the Tokyo Games on Tuesday, crushing her dreams of winning Olympic gold at home. Osaka, who lit the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremony, struggled in an error-strewn display under the centre court roof at Ariake […]

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The Wind is Blowing Somewhere

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 17:30:47 +0000

The Australian government is keen on an economic recovery from covid that is led by gas — used domestically and also sold to our Asian trading partners. Gas, they say, is the bridge to a cleaner future. They promote and fund gas over any form of renewable energy. Australian conservative politicians at the federal level […]

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Siemens Gamesa Typhoon-Proofs Turbines for Japan

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 23:00:09 +0000

The increasing winds of storms, especially for typhoon-prone Japan, has led to some changes in the wind industry. A wind farm cluster on the Hokkaido island of north Japan, the Dohoku wind farm cluster, is taking measures to deal with the problem. Siemens Gamesa developed turbines especially designed to secure stability in the wind and […]

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Parks heading to Japan after getting release papers from TNT

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 00:02:21 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Ray Parks Jr. was finally released by the TNT Tropang Giga, paving the way for his reported move to Japan’s B.League TNT Governor and PBA Chairman Ricky Vargas, quoted by online reports, confirmed Parks’ release that came months after the two sides couldn’t come to terms on a contract extension. Parks had […]

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Resignation, anger as Japan digests Tokyo Olympic fan ban

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 03:52:31 +0000

TOKYO (AFP) – Olympic fans in Japan reacted with weary resignation to a ban on Tokyo Games spectators on Friday, as newspaper editorials warned it may not be enough to stop the virus. Kyoko Ishikawa, who has attended every Summer Games over the past 30 years, told AFP she “already expected” the decision to ban […]

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Pandemic Paralympics will be a "unique experience," says Cranbrook cyclist headed to Tokyo

Credit to Author: Glenda Luymes| Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:01:09 +0000

Tristen Chernove said his perspective on COVID competition reflects the Paralympic spirit: “It’s another challenge to adapt to. The question is how do we make the most of every opportunity?”

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Shell Starts Up 10-MW REFHYNE Hydrogen Electrolyzer, Eyes Expansion to 100 MW

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 14:11:09 +0000

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Shell Energy has started up a 10-MW polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolyzer facility—one of the largest of its kind in the world—to produce green hydrogen at its Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland refinery in Wesseling, Germany, and it says plans are underway to expand the plant’s capacity to 100 MW.  The startup of the electrolyzer […]

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