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Steven Klafka: Airport expansion fuels global warming | Opinion | madison.com – Madison.com

Dear Editor: It was ironic news that Madison had secured the nation’s first electric fire engine while at the same time the county airport announced its $85 million expansion. We hope the fire engine will help us reduce greenhouse gas…

How to slow threats posed by global warming – taosnews

Decisions made and actions taken today will shape the world of 2100. Our planet has been warming dramatically since the 1850s because human activity has been putting a blanket of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. That insulating blanket must be…

100-Year-old Dreams of Airship Travel Through Europe are Revived With This Modern Zero-Emissions Dirigible

“Royalty and dignitaries, brandy and cigars. Grey Lady-giant of the skies you hold them in your arms… ” — Bruce Dickinson. It’s not every day GNN starts a story with a quote from an Iron Maiden song, but this line perfectly describes a development that could revolutionize short-distance flight by heralding the return of helium-filled […]

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It takes some heat to form ice!

(Graz University of Technology) Researchers from Graz University of Technology and the Universities of Cambridge and Surrey succeeded to track down the first step in ice formation at a surface, revealing that additional energy is needed for water before ice can start to form.

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AVIATION: Air-France-KLM launches first long-haul flight with eco-fuel

Air France-KLM sent into the air yesterday what the company called its first long-haul flight powered by sustainable aviation fuel — petroleum mixed with a synthetic jet fuel derived from waste cooking oils.

Watch NASA Mars Helicopter Make Aviation History: The First Powered, Controlled Flight on Another Planet

When NASA’s Perseverance rover touched down on Mars two months ago, it did so with a helicopter attached to its belly. Now the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has made history as the first to take a powered, controlled flight on another planet. On April 19, the chopper rose three meters above the floor of a crater, […]

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Biden Climate Summit: Australia Fails to Deliver, remains a global outsider and climate laggard

Here is a quick summary in graphic and point form where the main countries line up on climate commitments at the end of the Climate leaders summit organised by USA President Joe Biden in his first 100 days of leadership:…

A lightweight and durable radiator for cooling electric vehicle batteries

(Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University) Researchers from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) invented a durable and compact radiator for lithium-ion batteries, which in the future can be used for electric vehicles. The radiator was developed using friction stir welding technology.