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Underwater Roomba-Like Robots Helping Humans Will Never Run Out of Power Thanks to New Mobile Docking Station

Move over, Roomba. Advanced new underwater robots have already been plumbing the depths of our oceans, lakes, and rivers—but now they can return on their own to their charging ports just like consumers’ beloved home vacuuming system. Underwater drones currently serve a variety of important purposes. Scientists use submersible drone equipment to collect data about […]

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Can California’s top wine region survive the era of megafire?

The Silverado Trail, a two-lane road that weaves through the bucolic hillsides in the heart of California’s wine country, is the quintessential vision of Napa Valley. Home to dozens of wineries, it is a destination within a destination – one…

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Joe Biden Doubles Down On Ending Fossil Fuels By 2050

Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden seemingly doubled down on his promise to eliminate the fossil fuel industry and, as a result, millions of American energy workers’ jobs with his climate change plan. During Thursday night’s presidential debate, Biden committed to…

Joe Biden Doubles Down On Ending Fossil Fuels By 2050

Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden seemingly doubled down on his promise to eliminate the fossil fuel industry and, as a result, millions of American energy workers’ jobs with his climate change plan. During Thursday night’s presidential debate, Biden committed to…

Donald Trump and Joe Biden debate Texas energy industry, global warming – The Texas Tribune

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. WASHINGTON — Climate change and the future of the oil and gas industry were key topics at the final debate…

Ancient Maya built sophisticated water filters

Ancient Maya in the once-bustling city of Tikal built sophisticated water filters using natural materials they imported from miles away, according to new research. A multidisciplinary team of anthropologists, geographers and biologists identified quartz and zeolite, a crystalline compound consisting of silicon and aluminum, that created a natural molecular sieve. Both minerals are used in modern water filtration.

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‘Green Energy’ Flop: Another Offshore Wind Deal Collapses

A deal for BiFab fabrication yards to build structures for a £2 billion offshore wind farm has collapsed, according to union leaders. BiFab was to manufacture eight turbine jackets at its yards in Methil, Fife, as part of the Neart Na…

‘Green Energy’ Flop: Another Offshore Wind Deal Collapses

A deal for BiFab fabrication yards to build structures for a £2 billion offshore wind farm has collapsed, according to union leaders. BiFab was to manufacture eight turbine jackets at its yards in Methil, Fife, as part of the Neart Na…

Subsea Systems Institute receives $9.5 million for research, economic development

(University of Houston) A national research center focused on offshore energy has received $9.5 million for workforce training and to develop new technologies and practices that can improve the safety and sustainability of the offshore industry.

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5 Tips For More Sustainable Home Lighting

In an older home, lighting fixtures are a leading cause of poor lighting, high electricity bills, and household waste. Whether it’s a stormy day and too dark to keep the lights off or it’s late at night and the sun set hours ago, you need the lights on, but it also drives up your electricity […]