Energy shortage slows Chinese economy

World 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 ...

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 ...

Sails make a comeback as shipping tries to go green

Europe 12/06/18, 04:10

As the shipping industry faces pressure to cut climate-altering greenhouse gases, one answer is blowing in the wind.Finnish startup company Norsepower installed its rotor sail technology on the Maersk Pelican tanker, Aug. 29, 2018, at Rotterdam, Netherlands, in the first such installation on a tanker as the shipping industry tries ...

No free lunch for renewables: More wind power would warm US

U.S. 10/04/18, 16:58

A new study out of Harvard finds that ramping up wind power in America would also dial up the nation's temperatures.The study finds overall that the U.S. would warm a few tenths of a degree if the number of turbines were increased dramatically. That's because wind mixes the normal layers ...

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