Energy shortage slows Chinese economy

China 10/01/21, 20:03

Many signs of an electricity crisis emerged in mainland China. Beijing's power control policy is very strict and unprecedented. Several factories have closed, significantly impacting on the Chinese economy. Mass closures The Nikkei Asian Review reported Apple and Tesla suppliers stopped production at some factories across the Asian country on Sept. 26. Yisheng ...

China faces economically crippling power shortage

China 09/26/21, 19:00

At least five provinces in mainland China have restricted power use, and suspended or reduced production. Many public companies were forced to pause trading, after some corporations deferred output until after Oct. 1. They blame significant financial losses on electricity consumption regulations. Beijing recently introduced a rigorous electricity regulation. Local media criticized ...

‘Solar superstorm’ could cause global internet outage for months says study

California 09/23/21, 18:06

A 'solar superstorm' approaching Earth could have devastating consequences for internet access, a new study found. University of California predicts the worldwide web could be disrupted for extended periods, if a superstorm strikes. That is the dire outlook in the latest research report, "Solar superstorms: planning for an internet apocalypse." "[Storms could] ...

Multiple injuries reported after military plane crashes in Texas backyard

Texas 09/19/21, 23:50

Three people are injured and dozens of homes without power after a military training plane crashed into a Texan backyard on Sept. 19. Lake Worth Fire Department confirmed a flight student and instructor pilot were conducting a drill training exercise at the time of the accident. They ejected themselves from the plane, ...

Texas blackouts could have been avoided through Green New Deal says Rep. AOC

New York 02/18/21, 02:32

A controversial Democrat from New York suggested regulatory action against an environmental theory could have prevented power outages across Texas. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Calif.) believes the Democratic Party's resolution to fight climate change could have helped the Lone Star State avoid widespread blackouts. The congresswoman claims if the Texas state Legislature had ...

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