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Japan cannot use the Pacific as its sewer

China Daily 21 Apr 2021
According to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, countries should try their utmost to not discharge nuclear waste into the sea. And in April 2020, the International Atomic Energy Agency said that Japan can either "evaporate" the wastewater or release it into the Pacific, but the first is preferable.

Horoscope Today, April 21, 2021: Check your daily astrology prediction for zodiac sign Leo, Libra, Scorpio

Pinkvilla 21 Apr 2021
Lifestyle. People LifestyleTags. daily horoscope Attach Main Lifestyle Image. Enter the Lifestyle details. Horoscope Today. Here's how the stars have aligned to send a message to you as per your zodiac sign for April 21, 2021 ... Health needs caution ... Do not waste your energy convincing unpleasant and rude people ... Your energy levels will remain high.

Eagle County Schools launches program to reduce its landfill waste by 70%

Vail Daily 20 Apr 2021
And the third year will enhance sustainable education efforts at schools for additional waste and energy reduction.Teaming up with the Climate Action Collaborative ... This collaboration includes a commitment to create a “vibrant, low-carbon regional economy by transforming energy ...

Working for a decarbonised planet

Business Line 20 Apr 2021
Covid-19 could be an unprecedented test of our ability to manage future energy-related risks and climate hazards ... The rest is wasted in production, transmission, and the process of actually using the energy ... (4) Manufacturing industries use billions of dollars on power facilities and the energy waste counts for 30 per cent of it.

16 inventions getting us off fossil fuels and into renewable energy

Business Insider 20 Apr 2021
Much of the world's energy is sourced from fossil fuels. Several innovators and companies have developed inventions to help get the world off of non-renewable energy. For example, the HomeBiogas 2.0 turns food waste into gas, producing up to three hours of cooking gas ... The carbon content in human waste is converted into energy.

Nuclear waste structures in Washington state are stabilized

The Spokesman-Review 20 Apr 2021
Department of Energy has ... Final cleanup plans for the structures have not yet been made as the Energy Department focuses on other high-priority projects, including capsules of radioactive waste that are at risk of releasing contamination in the event of a severe earthquake.

Eagle County to offer free e-waste recycling

Vail Daily 20 Apr 2021
on Thursday, April 22 at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility in Wolcott ... In addition, the Environmental Policy Statement adopted by the Eagle County Commissioners prioritizes diverting waste and increasing recycling, along with reducing greenhouse gas emissions, protecting wildlife habitat, conserving water and adopting renewable energy sources.

Frisco considers new programs to help reach sustainability goals

Summit Daily 20 Apr 2021
The conservation center did meet its Frisco-specific goals with regard to getting businesses signed up for the Resource Wise program — meant to help reduce emissions and improve waste diversion — and getting community members on board with home energy assessments, retrofit rebates and indoor water checkups through the Tame the Tap program.

More can be done to make Greenville green

Reflector 20 Apr 2021
How about encouraging the use of clotheslines? Has the city investigated wind, solar, geothermal or biomass energy use? Do we have an extensive waste-to-energy program? Do our city buildings meet net-zero energy consumption standards? Is our city as walkable and bike-friendly as ...

Utility & fossil fuel interests still ahead in Ohio under House Bill 6

Richland Source 20 Apr 2021
Wasted energy could cost Ohioans up to $5 billion, a March 2021 analysis found. Aside from wasting money, critics say gutting the clean energy standard will lead to more asthma attacks, heart attacks and other harmful health effects.

Surpassing the lower limit on computing energy consumption

Phys Dot Org 20 Apr 2021
Leakage 'Tyranny' Puts A Lower Limit On Switching Energy ... This 'leakage' current leads to wasted energy ... But to avoid wasted energy via leakage current requires the current to be reduced by a factor of about 100,000, or a barrier of about 300 milli-electron-volts, which requires a gate voltage of at least 300 milli-volts.

Kibo Energy does due diligence on potential acquisition in the UK

Independent online (SA) 20 Apr 2021
Kibo said that portfolio consisted of several waste-to-energy projects in which it had negotiated exclusivity and a first right to acquire, subject to successful due diligence results and an agreement on commercial terms and conditions.

Solar panel breakthrough discovery could help increase energy production

The Jerusalem Post 20 Apr 2021
The scientists were led by Professor Avner Rothschild and studied the efficiency of photoelectrochemical cells in producing energy. Sunlight can be harvested through photovoltaic cells, which as the name indicates, transform sunlight directly into energy (volts), and photoelectrochemical cells, which transform sunlight into hydrogen fuel.

Unions, lawmakers, Biden administration unite on carbon capture as a job creator

People's World 20 Apr 2021
WASHINGTON—Top union officials, Democratic senators, energy industry reps, and Biden administration Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm have united in a labor-energy alliance to push carbon recapture projects as one key centerpiece of Democratic President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure American Jobs Plan.

SHINE, Phoenix merger focused on advancing fusion technology

The Marshall News Messenger 20 Apr 2021
SHINE has a long-term strategy to solve some of humanity’s biggest problems, including nuclear waste recycling and the production of clean fusion energy, in addition to advanced industrial imaging and medical isotopes, by pursuing our vision for progressively broad and impactful uses of fusion technology.