The Subject Was Supposed to Be Energy, but Trump’s Visit to a Chemical Plant Seemed More Like a Rally
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The Subject Was Supposed to Be Energy, but Trump’s Visit to a Chemical Plant Seemed More Like a Rally

ImagePresident Trump, speaking to workers on Tuesday at the Shell Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex in Monaca, Penn., trumpeted the jobs the plant would create, along with the benefits that would be offered.CreditCreditAnna Moneymaker/The New York TimesMONACA, Pa. — President Trump’s appearance on Tuesday at the site of a multibillion-dollar chemical plant under construction here was ostensibly…

Bernie Sanders has a colossal climate plan
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Bernie Sanders has a colossal climate plan

Bernie Sanders’ climate plan, one of the biggest of the already big climate plans, dropped Thursday. The strategy (which is the largest by strictly financial measures) outlines ambitious and politically radical change, including a rapid transition from fossil fuels to wind, solar, and geothermal power over the next decade. But that unprecedented effort is precisely…

This Thiel Fellow thinks he can help scooters, drones, and delivery robots charge themselves with sunlight
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This Thiel Fellow thinks he can help scooters, drones, and delivery robots charge themselves with sunlight

From the time he was a high school student, Rohit Kalyanpur thought it was peculiar that although it’s possible to create energy from a solar panel, the panels have long been used almost exclusively on rooftops and as part of industrial-scale solar grids. “I hadn’t seen [anything solar-powered] in the things people use every day…

3D printers on the final frontier: Made In Space is building satellites that build themselves
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3D printers on the final frontier: Made In Space is building satellites that build themselves

In a nondescript building near Moffett Field, still undistracted by any VC funding, an 80-person company named Made In Space is building tools for the next generation of satellites and space exploration, including most remarkably, the first self-manufacturing satellite, due for launch in three years’ time. Building in space rather than on the ground, courtesy…

Garmin’s Fenix 6 sports watches come with a frightening array of features
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Garmin’s Fenix 6 sports watches come with a frightening array of features

Bigger screens, solar charging, smarter running… Image: Garmin By Stan Schroeder2019-08-29 14:51:11 UTC Alongside the smartwatch — you know, the Apple Watch and Samsung Gear — there lives another closely related species, the sports watch. Among the most capable such devices is Garmin’s Fenix, a do-it-all watch that covers most outdoor sports while retaining basic…

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Government committed towards providing clean and green energy at cheaper rate: Union Environment Minister

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change has decided to relax the mandatory charging of lease rent of Rs. 30,000/- per MW for wind power projects. In a review meeting Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar took a conscious decision to relax the condition of charging the lease rent…