China could tap North Korea rare earth mine in exchange for solar investment: report
Green Energy

China could tap North Korea rare earth mine in exchange for solar investment: report

BEIJING (Reuters) – North Korea plans to grant China access to a rare earth mine in exchange for investment in solar energy that could ease its chronic power shortages, a Chinese industry association website reported on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Samples of rare earth minerals from left: Cerium oxide, Bastnaesite, Neodymium oxide and Lanthanum carbonate at…

China does not need foreign tech or money to decarbonize, energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie says
Renewable Energy

China does not need foreign tech or money to decarbonize, energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie says

Aerial view of a fishery-solar hybrid photovoltaic power station at Tiangang Lake in Suqian, Jiangsu Province of China.Xu Changliang | Visual China Group | Getty ImagesSINGAPORE — China’s renewable energy market does not need foreign technology and money said Mark Hutchinson, vice president of APAC power and renewables consulting at global energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie.”Right…

China could tap North Korea rare earth mine in exchange for solar investment: report
Green Energy

China could tap North Korea rare earth mine in exchange for solar investment: report

BEIJING (Reuters) – North Korea plans to grant China access to a rare earth mine in exchange for investment in solar energy that could ease chronic power shortages in the impoverished country, according to an article posted on an industry association website on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Samples of rare earth minerals from left: Cerium oxide,…

China land on dark side of the moon
Nature & Science

China land on dark side of the moon

The Chang’e-4 lunar probe landed on the far side of the moon on 3 January this year, the first time a human spacecraft has made a soft-landing there Chinese lunar probe Chang’e-4 and lunar rover Yutu-2 woke up at 8:10am and 8:42am on 25th August respectively after being switched to dormant mode, entering their ninth…

China probes unidentified ‘gel-like’ substance on dark side of the moon
Nature & Science

China probes unidentified ‘gel-like’ substance on dark side of the moon

China has released new pictures of a strange and unidentified mystery substance found on the dark side of the moon. The reflective material was spotted by the Yutu-2 rover, which is also known as Jade Rabbit. Now a government-sanctioned Chinese publication called Our Space has released new pictures of the ‘gel-like’ substance – although it’s…

China reveals new PHOTOS of strange substance from dark side of the moon
Nature & Science

China reveals new PHOTOS of strange substance from dark side of the moon

China’s Yutu-2 lunar rover has beamed back more images of the “colored mysterious substance” it discovered in a small crater on the dark side of the moon, which has captivated the scientific community since July. The team behind China’s Chang’e-4 mission, which operates the Yutu-2 rover, claimed the unusual “gel-like” material’s “shape and color is…