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September 23, 2016
Fossil fuel reserves would crush climate goals: report
Oxford, United Kingdom (AFP) Sept 22, 2016
Developed oil, gas and coal reserves, if exhausted, are enough to push Earth well past the threshold for dangerous climate change, according to a report published Thursday. Fossil fuels from active fields and mines allowed to operate through their projected lifetimes would punch through the two degree Celsius cap for global warming laid down in the Paris Agreement, said the report, based on industry data. The analysis by Oil Change International was released the day after world leaders gathered ... read more

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Scotland offers assurances to energy sector
The Scottish government said Wednesday it would work to build confidence in the energy sector given the uncertainty tied to Britain's vote to leave the EU. ... more

Norway sees sustained interest in offshore reserves
Though slightly less than when compared with last year, the Norwegian government said it's still seeing interest in aging oil and gas deposits off its coast. ... more

Tesla fixes Model S software after Chinese hack
Tesla said Wednesday that it had fixed a software vulnerability in its luxury electric Model S sedan after a Chinese security team hacked a car's systems and remotely controlled it. ... more


Investors ask German court for 8.2 bn euros over VW's 'dieselgate'
Volkswagen investors have filed 1,400 lawsuits seeking 8.2 billion euros in compensation from the car giant over its emissions cheating scandal, a German court said Wednesday, adding to a long list of legal woes for the embattled firm. ... more


More Mid West locations to get finance for home energy improvements
Starting Thursday, the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program will be available to homeowners in Jackson County and Kansas City, Missouri. HERO financing enables homeowners to make energ ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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No evidence MH370 'debris' exposed to fire: Australia
Possible debris from missing passenger jet MH370 handed over by a US amateur investigator was not "exposed to heat or fire", Australian authorities said Thursday, following speculation it was blackened by flames. ... more

Google takes aim at rivals with 'smart' messaging app
Google took aim Wednesday at the red-hot mobile messaging market, with a new artificial intelligence-powered Allo app that seeks to compete with popular rivals such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Liquid Manure Volume Reduced by Half

Tardigrades use protective protein to shield their DNA from radiation

Fate of Africa's rhino, elephants to dominate wildlife meet

China chemical accidents kill almost 200 in 2016

Red Cross seeks $15.5 mn to help flood-hit N. Korea

26 dead, 19 missing in Indonesian landslides, floods: official

UN mobilizes to stop super-bugs


China foreign expenditure tops inward investment
China invested more money abroad last year than foreign firms piled into the country, data showed Thursday, a first for the world's second largest economy as Beijing looks overseas as part of its drive to transform its economic growth model. ... more

Oil prices rally on inventory data
Oil prices moved higher in early Wednesday trading after an industry report showed a large decline in crude oil inventories in the United States. ... more

Russia lays plans for oil in Caspian Sea
Just days after reaching out to Iran, Russian energy Lukoil said it plans to start producing oil from territorial waters in the Caspian Sea. ... more
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Alaska to ship LNG by rail
On Tuesday, an Alaskan rail company said it will become the first of its kind in the United States to haul cargo of liquefied natural gas. ... more

Oil leaving Libyan ports
A tanker filled with more than 700,000 barrels of oil has left Libya for Italy from a port closed for about two years, according to published reports Wednesday. ... more
Space News from
NASA Spacecraft Fly in Record-setting Formation

NASA iTech Fosters Technology Needed for Journey to Mars

New Research Collaboration Explores Microbiome of the Space Station

UK increases investment in Magna Parva in-space manufacturing tech

Building the Space Launch System's core stage

Satcom Global appointed as official Iridium Push-To-Talk partner

Physicists reveal the role of diffusion in the early Universe


India's government backs gas pipeline build
The government in New Delhi said it was committed to covering about 40 percent of the capital investments needed to build natural gas links in the country. ... more

New NOMAD sea buoy utilizes renewables for reliable data monitoring and transmitting from ocean to shore
Kyocera's solar panels, tested for long-term deployment in marine and coastal areas, are powering an innovative Ocean Internet of Things (IoT) remote data monitoring platform off the coast of Huntin ... more

DOE SunShot Initiative supports five ASU solar research projects
Arizona State University will receive $3.75 million in funding from the US Dept of Energy's SunShot Initiative for new solar research projects. The home of the Engineering Research Center (ERC) for ... more

CleanFund closes 6 transactions for commercial buildings in California
CleanFund has announced the closing of six California transactions. Property owners used CleanFund's new SolarPACE program to finance renewable energy improvements to their properties. CleanFund pro ... more

Researchers build world's largest database of crystal surfaces and shapes
Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego, in collaboration with the Materials Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), have created the world's largest databas ... more


Beyond plastic: Design world goes green and 'meaningful'
Plastic chairs are sold around the globe. But today, that "plastic" might actually be a vegetable compound as the design world increasingly embraces "green" and "meaningful" production, experts in the field say. ... more

Scientific breakthrough reveals how materials break down
New research explains the deformation process of layered materials. Until now, scientists didn't have a solid grasp of how layered materials break down. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
STRATCOM nominee vows to end US reliance on Russian RD-180 engines

NASA collision avoidance system saves unconscious F-16 Pilot

Washington Post takes heat for Snowden prosecution call

Ukraine, rebels agree troop pullbacks in three areas: OSCE

Safran, Urban Aeronautics sign deal for Cormorant drone

Sukhoi T-50 jet cannon test-fired in Russia

Sweden to buy 24 extra Archer howitzers

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Tenaska's Second Large-scale Solar Project Begins Commercial Operation


Magnetic sensors made to measure


Smart Lighting: The Drive Behind LED Control


U.S. governors want more offshore wind support


Two top China steelmakers announce merger to combat glut


Lufthansa signs joint venture with Air China


Lightweight, wearable tech efficiently converts body heat to electricity


Tuning materials and devices to adapt to their environment


Color control technology using candy light-emitting principle


Boskalis tests sustainable wood-based biofuel for marine fleet

Semiconducting inorganic double helix

Twitter enables longer tweets as part of growth push

China to unveil steel merger plans this week: reports

Australia's Port of Melbourne sold for $7.3 bln

Self-driving cars coming sooner than you think: Lyft

China facing possible debt crisis: bank watchdog

Nearly 30 mn diesel cars on EU roads over emissions limit: study

Study investigates steel-eating microbes on ship hulls

Integrating graphene, reduced graphene oxide onto silicon chips at room temperature

Foam stops sloshing liquid

NIST illuminates transfer of nanoscale motion through microscale machine

Carbon-coated iron catalyst structure could lead to more-active fuel cells

Asphalt-based carbon-capture material advances

New fabric uses sun and wind to power devices

Valmet to supply biomass-fired power systems to HOFOR Denmark

Water helps assembly of biofibers that could capture sunlight

Rapid gene analysis method accelerates photosynthesis studies

Solar panels + lead-acid batteries to increase electricity self-sufficiency

US should act to support innovation in increasingly clean electric power technologies

Vega to launch ESA's wind mission

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