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Battle looms over renewed plastic treaty negotiations


Nairobi (AFP) Nov 10, 2023
Representatives from 175 nations meet in Nairobi from Monday to negotiate for the first time what concrete measures should be included in a binding global treaty to end plastic pollution. ... more
 
FROTH AND BUBBLE
South Africa deploys military to tackle illegal mining
Johannesburg (AFP) Nov 9, 2023
South Africa is to deploy 3,300 military personnel to tackle illegal mining, President Cyril Ramaphosa's office said on Thursday.
CLIMATE SCIENCE
ESA and European Commission to unite on climate action from space
Paris (ESA) Nov 09, 2023
ESA and the European Commission are joining forces to accelerate the use of Earth-observing satellites and the information they provide to address the pressing challenge of climate change. Thi
OIL AND GAS
Saudi says climate policy should not 'crush' less powerful
Riyadh (AFP) Nov 9, 2023
Saudi Arabia said on Thursday that policies to address climate change should not "crush the bones" of countries grappling with energy poverty, ahead of the COP28 climate talks in Dubai.
WOOD PILE
Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon down 22% in a year
Brasilia (AFP) Nov 9, 2023
Brazilian Amazon deforestation fell 22.3 percent in the year through July, hitting a five-year low, officials said Thursday, as President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's government fights to curb destruction of the world's biggest rainforest.

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CLIMATE SCIENCE
Rights group sounds alarm on UAE's hosting of climate talks
London (AFP) Nov 9, 2023
Human Rights Watch has expressed deep concern over the UAE hosting upcoming United Nations climate talks, saying the country's rights record and surveillance apparatus create a "chilling effect" for activists.
CARBON WORLDS
Going Beyond the Challenge for New and Continued Success
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 08, 2023
NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate connects the public to the agency's missions and explores creative possibilities for addressing the agency's research and technology development needs thr
SOLAR DAILY
Solestial receives NASA SBIR Ignite contracts for next generation solar array
Tempe AZ (SPX) Nov 08, 2023
Solestial, Inc. has been awarded $849,954 for a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research ("SBIR") contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ("NASA"). The winning proposal ti
TECH SPACE
'Call of Duty', the stalwart video game veteran, turns 20
San Francisco (AFP) Nov 8, 2023
James Spratt recalls dashing home from school as a teenager to band together online with friends to do battle in "Call of Duty", the global video game juggernaut that never gets old.
 
ENERGY NEWS
Canada to miss 2030 climate target: audit
Ottawa (AFP) Nov 7, 2023
Canada will miss its 2030 target for cutting carbon emissions unless it quickly steps up efforts, concluded an audit released Tuesday by the environment commissioner.
WIND DAILY
Interior Secretary Haaland announces 15 clean energy projects in the West
Washington DC (UPI) Nov 7, 2023
The Interior Department has announced 15 new renewable energy projects across the West, including major investments in solar and battery storage projects, power transmission lines and geothermal energy development.
ENERGY NEWS
Corporations fall short on implementing green agendas: report
Paris (AFP) Nov 7, 2023
Corporations are increasingly committed to green agendas, but a new report on Tuesday reveals that only one in 20 of over a thousand publicly listed companies have a detailed strategy for how they will reach their greenhouse gas targets.
EARLY EARTH
Ancient 450-million-year-old organism finds new life in Softbotics
Pittsburgh PA (SPX) Nov 07, 2023
Researchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, in collaboration with paleontologists from Spain and Poland, used fossil evidence to engineer a soft robotic re

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Atomic dance gives rise to a magnet
Chiral phonons excited by the circularly polarized terahertz light pulses generate ultrafast magnetization in cerium fluoride. Fluorine ions (red, fuchsia) are set into motion by circularly polarized terahertz light pulses (yellow spiral), where red denotes the ions with the largest motion in the chiral phonon mode. The cerium ion is represented in teal. The compass needle represents the magnetization induced by the rotating atoms.

Houston TX (SPX) Nov 10, 2023
Quantum materials hold the key to a future of lightning-speed, energy-efficient information systems. The problem with tapping their transformative potential is that, in solids, the vast number of at ... more
 
OIL AND GAS
Qatar signs second 27-year gas supply deal with China's Sinopec
Doha (AFP) Nov 4, 2023
Qatar has agreed to supply Sinopec with natural gas for 27 years, the Gulf emirate's state-owned energy company said Saturday, its second such deal with the Chinese firm.
SINO DAILY
China investigates former top bank official for suspected corruption
Beijing (AFP) Nov 4, 2023
A top official at one of China's biggest state-owned banks is under investigation for suspected corruption, the ruling Communist Party announced Saturday.
WOOD PILE
Indonesian tribe at risk of losing homeland after court ruling: NGOs
Jakarta (AFP) Nov 3, 2023
An Indigenous tribe in Indonesia is at risk of losing vast swathes of ancestral forest after a court threw out its lawsuit against a palm oil firm, rights groups say.
CAR TECH
Designing cleaner vehicles
Boston MA (SPX) Nov 03, 2023
Adi Mehrotra knew that his time at MIT wasn't up yet when he finished his undergraduate degree in 2022. During his first four years at the Institute, he was a critical member of the Solar Electric V

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