Tag: Environment

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Renewable power installations set for record year: IEA

Renewable power installations set for record year: IEA

Wind turbines and solar panels in Kayseri, Turkey.temizyurek | E+ | Getty ImagesThe world is set to add nearly 290 gigawatts of renewable power cap [...]
U.S. natural gas sinks, on track for worst month in three years

U.S. natural gas sinks, on track for worst month in three years

A liquid natural gas (LNG) storage silo at the LNG terminal, operated by LNG Croatia LLC, in Krk, Croatia, on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021.Petar Santini | [...]
BMW unveils high-performance XM hybrid electric concept vehicle

BMW unveils high-performance XM hybrid electric concept vehicle

BMW on Monday evening unveiled a new high-performance concept vehicle that previews an electrified crossover expected to begin production late next [...]
The rich are getting richer — and they’re fueling a private jet boom

The rich are getting richer — and they’re fueling a private jet boom

Private jet demand is booming — to the extent that companies can't produce them quickly enough and buyers are facing extended wait periods for deli [...]
South Africa health minister calls travel bans ‘unjustified’

South Africa health minister calls travel bans ‘unjustified’

Health Deputy Minister Dr Joe Phaahla, September 02, 2020 in Springs, South Africa.OJ Koloti | Gallo Images | Getty ImagesSouth African Health Mini [...]
Biden recommends reforms to oil and gas drilling, stops short of ban

Biden recommends reforms to oil and gas drilling, stops short of ban

An oil well pump jack operated by Chevron Corp. in San Ardo, California, U.S., on Tuesday, April 27, 2021.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Ima [...]
Shell to buy power from world’s ‘largest offshore wind farm’

Shell to buy power from world’s ‘largest offshore wind farm’

Offshore wind farm.davee hughes uk | Moment | Getty ImagesShell said Wednesday it had signed a deal to purchase power from a development dubbed "th [...]
Enel CEO skeptical of carbon capture and storage technology

Enel CEO skeptical of carbon capture and storage technology

The CEO of multinational Italian energy firm Enel has expressed doubt on the usefulness of carbon capture and storage, suggesting the technology is [...]
5 big issues from regulation and EVs to semiconductors

5 big issues from regulation and EVs to semiconductors

A technologist inspects a computer chip.Sefa Ozel | E+ | Getty ImagesGUANGZHOU, China — China's technology sector has taken a wild ride over the pa [...]
Tesla Texas ‘Gigafactory’ will cost at least $1.06 billion: filings

Tesla Texas ‘Gigafactory’ will cost at least $1.06 billion: filings

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, stands in the foundry of the Tesla Gigafactory during a press event. year.Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | picture alliance [...]
Thai firm branches into EVs from renewable energy

Thai firm branches into EVs from renewable energy

Many people expect electric vehicles to be fixtures in a future world that relies on renewable energy. But not many EV companies started out as ren [...]
GM takes a stake in electric boating start-up Pure Watercraft

GM takes a stake in electric boating start-up Pure Watercraft

General Motors, which has billed itself as "all in on electrification" this year, has acquired a 25% stake in Pure Watercraft, a Seattle start-up t [...]
Oasis Labs Launches Emerald, an EVM-Compatible Smart Contract Environment

Oasis Labs Launches Emerald, an EVM-Compatible Smart Contract Environment

Another layer 1 smart contract platform is positioning itself to enter an increasingly crowded race for users and transaction volume.On Monday, Oas [...]
House passes biggest climate investment in U.S. history

House passes biggest climate investment in U.S. history

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news conference with House Democrats about the Build Back Better legislation, outside o [...]
Rolls-Royce says its electric aircraft hit a top speed of 387 mph

Rolls-Royce says its electric aircraft hit a top speed of 387 mph

Rolls-Royce's all-electric Spirit of Innovation takes to the skies for the first time.Courtesy: Rolls-RoyceRolls-Royce said Friday its electric air [...]
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