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COUNTERPOINT | Act now on bold climate action

Colorado Politics 18 Apr 2021
Faith Winter. Fire seasons are a thing of the past — but not in a good way ... Also read. POINT ... And by 2-to-1 support they supported “bold action to combat climate change and transition Colorado to clean energy by passing policies that will ensure the state meets its goal for reducing carbon emissions.”. Scientists and Colorado voters agree ... ....
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Iran reaches target uranium enrichment

Marietta Daily Journal 17 Apr 2021
17—TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian scientists have reached ...
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Japan needs to come clean on disposal of Fukushima water

South China Morning Post 17 Apr 2021
Authorities have the backing of some scientists and the watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency, ...
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Biden to pledge climate aid for developing nations next week

Finger Lakes Times 17 Apr 2021
Agency for International Development, as well as $1.2 billion for the United Nations Green Climate Fund that helps developing nations shift to clean energy and deal with the impacts of climate change ... has to make up ground, said Rachel Cleetus, a climate and energy policy director with Union of Concerned Scientists.
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Telescopes unite in unprecedented observations of famous black hole

Technology Org 16 Apr 2021
This simultaneous, multi-wavelength data set gives researchers a ‘snapshot’ of the black hole and its enormous jet at the same moment in time, so scientists can see how the energy and material from black hole and jet are linked, without confusion introduced by variability.
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Experts’ Predictions for Future Wind Energy Costs Drop Significantly

Technology Org 16 Apr 2021
Technology and commercial advancements are expected to continue to drive down the cost of wind energy, according to a survey led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) of the world’s foremost wind power experts ... The energy sector needs a current assessment,” said Ryan Wiser, senior scientist at Berkeley Lab.
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Dazzling dispatches from the heart of a galaxy

Technology Org 16 Apr 2021
It was the first photograph of a black hole and a technical achievement lauded by scientists around the world ... The huge jets launched from black holes are thought to be the most likely source of the highest energy cosmic rays, but scientists have many questions about how this occurs.
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Wind energy production costs could be halved by 2050, survey suggests

The Independent 16 Apr 2021
The cost of harvesting wind energy could be halved by 2050, according to a new survey by American government scientists ... published in the journal Nature Energy.
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What environmental changes from COVID-19 will stick around after pandemic?

WPTV 16 Apr 2021
Nature is very resilient and nature is waiting in that space to blossom,” said Rachel Cleetus, policy director for the climate and energy program with the Union of Concerned Scientists ... One change that scientists say may have a longer-lasting impact is people's appreciation for the outdoors and green spaces, like parks.
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'Whitest ever' paint reflects 98% of sunlight

BBC News 16 Apr 2021
Scientists in the US have developed a paint significantly "whiter than the whitest paint currently available" ... That suggests, the scientists say, that it could help save energy and fight climate change. Painting "cool roofs" white is an energy-saving approach already being rolled out in some major cities.
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Berkeley Lab-led study shows expected wind cost declines of 37%-49% by 2050

Renewables Now 16 Apr 2021
Technology and commercial advancements are expected to continue to drive down the cost of wind energy, according to a survey led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) of the world’s foremost wind power experts ... The energy sector needs a current assessment,” said Ryan Wiser, senior scientist at Berkeley Lab.
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‘Tribute to Alvin Weinberg’

Oakridger 16 Apr 2021
Preserving Alvin’s legacy as Oak Ridge’s most revered scientist is what this tribute is about ... Gregg Marland, a geologist and climate expert who worked with Weinberg at the Institute for Energy Analysis (IEA) before taking a position at ORNL, appears on video in his faculty office at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C.
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4 Decades of Success: India's 40th Scientific Expedition Team To Antarctica Returns To Cape Town ...

International Business Times 16 Apr 2021
The 40-ISEA team comprised of Indian scientists, engineers, doctors, and technicians began their journey from the Mormugao Port of Goa to Antarctica on January 7, 2021 ... Scientists detect high-energy particle speeding through earth that reached from outer space [Details inside].
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Picosecond electron transfer in peptides can help energy technologies

Technology Org 16 Apr 2021
Biological energy flows, such as in photosynthesis and respiration, depending on the transfer of electrons from one molecule to another ... A better understanding of electron transfer rates would help scientists improve chemical transformations, energy conversion, electronic devices, and photonic technologies.
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NASA’s Mars landing module is in emergency hibernation mode

Swords Today 16 Apr 2021
The Insight Mars lander from NASA will have to save battery, otherwise he will die on Mars. Insight is powered by solar energy absorbed through a two meter panel ... Inside ... When ice is tipped over global warming, scientists are told to fill it with water immediately. All the power goes to the Jaguar and a lot of the energy goes to the Land Rover ... ....
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