Ohio University makes a u-turn over ‘insects on Mars’ claim as it deletes press release
Nature & Science

Ohio University makes a u-turn over ‘insects on Mars’ claim as it deletes press release

Ohio University quietly DELETES press release claiming insect-like beings are living on Mars in embarrassing U-turnProfessor William Romoser claims to have seen insects in the rocks on MarsHe studied images of the Red Planet sent back to Earth by the Curiosity Rover NASA says there is not enough oxygen on Mars to support complex life Ohio University…

CPPIB makes significant step into renewable energy with Pattern purchase
Renewable Energy

CPPIB makes significant step into renewable energy with Pattern purchase

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s purchase and privatization of Pattern Energy on Monday, at an enterprise value of US$6.1 billion, is a significant step into renewables for Canada’s largest pension fund.But while CPPIB has committed to taking part in an “energy transition” as it assesses global climate change-related risks to its portfolio, Canada’s largest…

EPA Makes Rollback Of Clean Water Rules Official, Repealing 2015 Protections
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EPA Makes Rollback Of Clean Water Rules Official, Repealing 2015 Protections

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says the repeal of Obama-era water rules will end an overreach by the federal government. Timothy Gardner/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Timothy Gardner/Reuters EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says the repeal of Obama-era water rules will end an overreach by the federal government. Timothy Gardner/Reuters The Trump administration is changing the definition…

Vision Fund makes $110 million bet on renewable energy storage
Renewable Energy

Vision Fund makes $110 million bet on renewable energy storage

LONDON (Reuters) – Softbank Group’s (9984.T) Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault. FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is seen at the company’s headquarters in Tokyo, June 30, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File PhotoWhile many countries are keen to use renewable…