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


  2. ...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...


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


  4. "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...


  5. 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...
      


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


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


  8. 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...


  9. 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...


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


  11. 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...


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


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


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


  15. 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...


  16.       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...
      


  17. ...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


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


  19. 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...
      


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


  21. 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....


  22. 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...
      


  23. 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...


  24. Don't you get a little disturbed when you hear of a jet's fan blade goes: "she loves me, she loves me not"? I always refuse...


  25. Liquid hydrogen has to be kept at -253C. The tanks to contain it are not only heavier but four times the size of conventional...


  26. If the pandemic did damage to oil jobs, watch what happens when roughnecks are replaced with robots. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uk__1Se5ybE  


  27. No sooner had President Biden, a big fan of American Railways, unveiled the big rail investment plan recently, with a record sum of $ 2...
      


  28. I would like to introduce myself. My name is Kevin Keith. I am a Janitor Supervisor. I am not an oil investor, not an oil...


  29. Why not nuclear?  The articles below discuss the Pros vs Cons, and the Pros, at least as presented, far outweigh the Cons.  From what...


  30. Whether it's ready or not, billions of dollars of investment say hydrogen hype is real. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AKEuwrZSLQ 

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