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  1. Quote https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/953826 Tokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed a new carbon capture system which removes carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere with...


  2. Warning: very bad & unclear Market is Ahead The markets are throwing the hissy fit we’ve been predicting, but the Fed is showing more determination than...


  3. Create this poll out of content in a discussion board as Sunday food for thought.


  4. https://energypost.eu/lifting-and-lowering-tons-of-bricks-the-best-storage-solution-for-wind-and-solar-intermittency/   Lifting and lowering tons of bricks: the best storage solution for Wind and Solar intermittency? February 16, 2022 by James Conca It’s a high capacity storage system that’s...


  5. https://energypost.eu/converting-captured-co2-directly-into-fuels-could-get-simpler-cheaper/   Converting captured CO2 directly into fuels could get simpler, cheaper February 23, 2022 by David Chandler Converting captured CO2 directly into fuels (or other products) at scale seems an...


  6. https://www.wsj.com/articles/is-it-the-end-of-the-road-for-computing-power-11646389802?mod=tech_lead_pos13   HEARD ON THE STREET Is It the End of the Road for Computing Power? That phone in your pocket was predicted by Moore’s Law, but it...


  7. https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/941955 Quote Researchers at Aalto University have tackled these problems, developing a power transfer technology that works regardless of the position and orientation of the transmitter...


  8. Once again: Being a former engineer for a large power company and having earned a Master of Science in Energy and the Environment, I...


  9. ...A new electrocatalyst called a-CuTi@Cu converts carbon dioxide (CO2 ) into liquid fuels.... https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/934899 Announcements like this have appeared before. This variant doesn't use any expensive...


  10. A development of interest. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41565-020-00841-9  


  11. "During the production of just one one-carat diamond, Aether estimates it removes around 20 metric tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere, equivalent to the...


  12. Rolls-Royce, the British company renowned for making the top-of-the range luxury cars and jet engines, finally managed to win a government contract, securing £450...
      


  13. https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/932642 Process extracts rare earth elements out of coal ash and cuttings from shale drilling.


  14. https://www.wionews.com/science/in-a-first-surgeons-attached-a-pig-kidney-to-a-human-and-it-worked-422281 
      


  15. Thought it would be good to start a thread on Elon Musk, and the following article may be a good conversation starter: What Companies Does...


  16. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-20380-0 Low temperature conversion of CO2 to graphite. Article implies lower cost production of Li-ion battery electrodes. Graphite is a stable form of carbon, which could be...


  17. Perhaps considering social media as a "public utility" might lead to firm regulation. Thoughts?


  18. I saw a recent source that indicated the world uses about 140 terrawatt hours to create new bitcoins these days. Can that POSSIBLY be true?? https://trib.com/opinion/columns/dodson-mining-and-greenpeace-can-save-wyoming/article_47208b66-2248-588e-bcec-da834b3067ab.html (open...


  19. An electric Polaris side-by-side. Lead-acid batteries! https://ranger.polaris.com/en-us/ranger-ev/      


  20. A place for waste! (NIMBY)! https://www.powermag.com/nrc-backs-storing-nuclear-waste-in-texas/?itm_source=parsely-api


  21. Toyota is following in the footsteps of other foolish automakers in the past by insisting on building the cars most convenient for them and...


  22. You bone heads who are antivaxxers should not be allowed to fill up with gasoline.  Stay home, don't expose any one else and don't...


  23.       China, the world's top greenhouse gas emitter, has taken decisive steps to deal with the problem: it has launched a nationwide programme to tackle...
      


  24. ...to act as a Faraday Cage, as your thoughts just might be readable, as an off growth of such technology as this.   Amazing! https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/14/health/speech-brain-implant-computer.html?campaign_id=60&emc=edit_na_20210714&instance_id=0&nl=breaking-news&ref=cta&regi_id=54533837&segment_id=63473&user_id=68525f6837d33eab7f1facce57a96994


  25. Britain is to bring forward the end of coal in power station, the government announced today. At present, the use of coal in the...
      


  26. The two European car giants have been fined by the European Union for colluding to curb the use of emissions-cleaning technology and violating its competition...
      


  27. Who has heard of unusual measures for energy? I'll start. 12 square feet = 1 Horsepower


  28. The obsession that has been induced upon the car industry in order to go green may have inadvertently contributed to ignoring the other dormant, potential challenges....


  29. http://m.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20210609000734 @Jay McKinsey @BenFranklin'sSpectacles  I think we discussed this at one time. Personally I believe that we are now in the sunset of the oil industry... It...
      


  30. Bill Gates at work.  Probably at a coal-fired plant site to take advantage of existing grid infrastructure. https://cowboystatedaily.com/2021/06/02/nuclear-power-demonstration-plant-to-be-built-in-wyoming/ Apparently air-cooled. Heck, they might be able to use...

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