- New materials for the electronics of the futureby Editorial Board on 3 Dicembre 2021 at 02:00
Topological insulators are characterized by zero electrical conduction within them, while currents with metallic character flow at their edges and surfaces. Moreover, in such currents, the spin of electrons, that is their property to rotate on themselves, shows a well-defined direction. This feature is of great interest among researchers in the field of spintronics, that The post New materials for the electronics of the future first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- Phenix, the app against food waste for a more sustainable Christmasby Editorial Board on 1 Dicembre 2021 at 02:00
Well, what if we told you that Phenix, the Tech For Good startup that makes anti-waste a positive and supportive action, has the solution to both these problems? Precisely in this November of preparations, Phenix launches a challenge: it is possible to change habits and get closer to a more sustainable Christmas! How? It will The post Phenix, the app against food waste for a more sustainable Christmas first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- New frontiers in forest vegetation monitoringby Maria Floriana Spatola on 29 Novembre 2021 at 02:00
Climate change is a complex phenomenon involving a wide range of interactions between extreme climate events and natural and anthropogenic components. Severe weather events affected large forest areas in the last decades, changing the ability to provide ecosystem services and in many cases altering forest stand structure. Climate change disturbances with anthropogenic contributions, make sustainable The post New frontiers in forest vegetation monitoring first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- Arctic Ocean: increasingly warm since the beginning of the last centuryby Editorial Board on 26 Novembre 2021 at 02:00
The Arctic Ocean began warming rapidly at the beginning of the 20th century, decades earlier than modern experimental measurements have so far documented. The news comes from an international research group coordinated by the Institute of Polar Science (Cnr-Isp) and Marine Science (Cnr Ismar) of the National Research Council in Bologna with the collaboration of The post Arctic Ocean: increasingly warm since the beginning of the last century first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- CitizenClimate: Veronicaby Kezia Saroinsong and Tan Lee Kuen on 4 Dicembre 2021 at 01:48
“It is our expectation that the government can ensure that the air we breathe is of good quality and of sufficient quality to ensure the health of all of us” – Mother of two taking action for cleaner air in Jakarta.
- Photographic memories IIby Rex Weyler on 3 Dicembre 2021 at 19:08
From 1974 to 1982, I served as photographer on Greenpeace campaigns. Here are a dozen more photographs from those years along with some memories that they evoke.
- The true cost of Black Fridayby Celia Ojeda Martínez on 30 Novembre 2021 at 16:33
The lower the discount, the lower price put on our planet.
- Meat marketing: We’re not loving itby Alessandro Saccoccio on 30 Novembre 2021 at 07:48
The marketing playbook used by the meat industry is no different from the one deployed by tobacco or alcohol marketeers in decades past. Isn’t it about time to regulate advertising for the well-being of the planet and apply similar restrictions to meat marketing too?
- Gene edited sex selection may spare animal sufferingon 3 Dicembre 2021 at 10:01
A gene editing technique may prevent the slaughter of animals not needed by the livestock industry.
- Shell pulls out of Cambo oil field developmenton 2 Dicembre 2021 at 22:09
The oil giant said the economic case for investment in the controversial project was “not strong enough”.
- COP26: UK ‘nowhere near’ meeting targets agreed at Glasgow climate summiton 2 Dicembre 2021 at 07:12
Ministers are told they must agree tougher policies to get the UK on track to meet goals set at COP26.
- New plan to pay farmers who protect winter soilon 2 Dicembre 2021 at 02:09
The empty brown fields of winter countryside could be transformed under new land subsidy rules for England.
- What to Know About the Frantic Quest for Cobaltby Eric Lipton, Dionne Searcey and Michael Forsythe on 4 Dicembre 2021 at 04:29
A New York Times investigation examines the global demand for raw materials as the clean energy revolution takes off. This is what we found.
- Hunt for the ‘Blood Diamond of Batteries’ Impedes Green Energy Pushby Dionne Searcey, Eric Lipton and Ashley Gilbertson on 4 Dicembre 2021 at 04:24
Dangerous mining conditions plague Congo, home to the world’s largest supply of cobalt, a key ingredient in electric cars. A leadership battle threatens reforms.
- How the U.S. Lost Ground to China in the Contest for Clean Energyby Eric Lipton, Dionne Searcey and Ashley Gilbertson on 4 Dicembre 2021 at 04:22
Americans failed to safeguard decades of diplomatic and financial investments in Congo, where the world’s largest supply of cobalt is controlled by Chinese companies backed by Beijing.
- A Power Struggle Over Cobalt Rattles the Clean Energy Revolutionby Dionne Searcey, Michael Forsythe, Eric Lipton and Ashley Gilbertson on 4 Dicembre 2021 at 04:17
The quest for Congo’s cobalt, which is vital for electric vehicles and the worldwide push against climate change, is caught in an international cycle of exploitation, greed and gamesmanship.
- Daytime meals may reduce health risks linked to night shift workon 3 Dicembre 2021 at 20:14
A small clinical trial has found that eating during the nighttime — like many shift workers do — can increase glucose levels, while eating only during the daytime might prevent the higher glucose levels now linked with a nocturnal work life.
- Gene-editing used to create single sex mice litters, 100% efficiencyon 3 Dicembre 2021 at 13:15
Scientists have used gene editing technology to create female-only and male-only mice litters with 100% efficiency.
- Combined heat and power as a platform for clean energy systemson 3 Dicembre 2021 at 00:11
The state of Georgia could dramatically reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, while creating new jobs and a healthier public, if more of its energy-intensive industries and commercial buildings were to utilize combined heat and power (CHP), according to the latest research.
- Wild blue wonder: X-ray beam explores food color proteinon 3 Dicembre 2021 at 00:11
A natural food colorant called phycocyanin provides a fun, vivid blue in soft drinks, but it is unstable on grocery shelves. A synchrotron is helping to steady it.
- Martin Rowson on Shell’s exit from the Cambo oil field – cartoonby Martin Rowson on 3 Dicembre 2021 at 20:00
- Novel ideas: the books Scott Morrison should have on his summer reading listby Danielle Wood, Eloise Shepherd and Anika Stobart, Grattan Institute on 3 Dicembre 2021 at 19:00
Every year Grattan Institute compiles a list of essential reads for the PM. Here’s what it has recommended this timeAs 2020 drew to a close, Scott Morrison may have looked towards 2021 with a sense of optimism. But Covid-19 had other ideas, and […]
- Chalk paint and police raids: why climate activists are under fireby Royce Kurmelovs on 3 Dicembre 2021 at 19:00
Heavy police tactics, punitive bail conditions, private lawsuits and anti-protest laws are being used to silence dissent, human rights advocates sayDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefingAs protesters obstructed coal trains […]
- The Guardian view on North Sea oil: keep it in the ground | Editorialby Editorial on 3 Dicembre 2021 at 18:27
Britain won’t convince anyone else to ditch fossil fuels when it won’t do so itselfDoes the decision by oil giant Royal Dutch Shell to pull out of the Cambo oilfield mark the end of oil and gas investment in the North Sea? For the planet’s […]