Australia opens facility to convert human waste into fertilizer

Australia opens facility to convert human waste into fertilizer

A sawing treatment plant. The idea of ​​reusing organic matter or waste in industrial processes and other initiatives is not a new one, and the last few years have seen a number of interesting projects take shape. Thomas Imo | Photothek | Getty Images An Australian plant that converts human waste into fertilizer and energy … Read more

Rising gas prices bring Biden to a political crossroads over climate policy

Rising gas prices bring Biden to a political crossroads over climate policy

CNN — Federal investments to address climate change, Joe Biden has long said, are about investing in the economy and creating jobs. But now, amid a war that caused fuel prices to soar and American wallets to feel the pinch, his White House has been forced to reexamine how to balance its economic approach with … Read more

Outdated Energy Grid Poses Existential Threat To The Renewable Revolution

Outdated Energy Grid Poses Existential Threat To The Renewable Revolution

Wind and solar energy in Texas are increasing rapidly and could soon replace coal pretty entirely, Fortune reported last month. There is only one catch, the article said: the grid isn’t ready for so much renewable energy. A similar message came from the solar industry association recently. Developers were ready to start work on the … Read more

Apple suppliers across 25 countries commit to renewable energy use

Apple suppliers across 25 countries commit to renewable energy use

Apple suppliers have more than doubled their use of clean power over the last year, the company announced. Over 10 gigawatts are operational now, out of nearly 16 gigawatts in total commitments in the coming years. In 2021, the company’s renewable projects evaded 13.9 million tons of carbon emissions. Apple said that the current projects … Read more

UK banks on nuclear to escape Russian fuels – POLITICO

UK banks on nuclear to escape Russian fuels – POLITICO

LONDON — The UK government has pledged to put new nuclear power at the heart of its plan to wean Britain off imported fossil fuels. In a fresh energy strategy, ministers pledged to deliver the equivalent of one nuclear reactor each year instead of one a decade, alongside major boosts in renewable energy schemes. But … Read more

Why Renewables Can’t Solve Europe’s Energy Crisis

Why Renewables Can’t Solve Europe’s Energy Crisis

Germany is preparing for gas rationing. France’s power grid operator is asking consumers to use less electricity. In the UK, protests are breaking out over the latest electricity price hike that plunged millions of households into what one local think tank called fuel stress. Europe has a serious energy problem. The problem dates back years … Read more

America Is Finally Taking The Battery Metal Shortage Seriously

America Is Finally Taking The Battery Metal Shortage Seriously

The Biden Administration is preparing to give legislative impetus to domestic mining of key battery minerals as it aims to reduce foreign reliance on critical metals in the push for clean energy. US President Joe Biden is expected to invoke this week a defense law to allow access to funding for American companies, which can … Read more