Medio ambiente

Medio ambiente

Degradable sugar-based polymers may store and release useful molecular freight
24/01/2021 - Degradable, bio-based polymers offer options for chemical recycling, and they can be a tool to store and release useful molecules. Scientists have developed a class of sugar-based polymers that are...
Producing green hydrogen through the exposure of nanomaterials to sunlight
24/01/2021 - A research team from the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) has joined forces with French researchers from the Institute of Chemistry and Processes for Energy, Environment and...
AI trained to read electric vehicle charging station reviews to find infrastructure gaps
24/01/2021 - Although electric vehicles that reduce greenhouse gas emissions attract many drivers, the lack of confidence in charging services deters others. Building a reliable network of charging stations is...
Study measures which kinds of infrastructure improvements could lead to wider adoption of electric cars
24/01/2021 - A new study from researchers at MIT uncovers the kinds of infrastructure improvements that would make the biggest difference in increasing the number of electric cars on the road, a key step toward...
VW faces EU fine for missing 2020 emissions targets
21/01/2021 - BERLIN -- Volkswagen Group faces a fine of more than 100 million euros ($121 million) for missing its 2020 European Union target for CO2 emissions.VW Group -- including the VW, Audi, Porsche,...
Hidrógeno Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility recibe un premio por sus actividades de descarbonización en Suiza
21/01/2021 - Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility y sus socios comerciales fueron reconocidos el 7 de enero con el “Watt d’Or 2021”, un galardón anual de la Oficina Federal de Energía de...
Methane emissions from abandoned oil and gas wells underestimated
21/01/2021 - A recent McGill study published in Environmental Science and Technology finds that annual methane emissions from abandoned oil and gas (AOG) wells in Canada and the US have been greatly...
Shipping industry should stay on zero-carbon course
20/01/2021 - LAST week a press release popped up with an eye-catching headline. It said: "Research shows human interference in major weather system is central to current climate issues, not carbon...
Minnesota's forests, land offer chance to cut greenhouse gases
20/01/2021 - Reforestation and cover cropping should be on the front lines of Minnesota's fight to reduce greenhouse gases, and could cut up to one-fifth of the state's heat-trapping emissions.
WSR: A new Wi-Fi-based system for collaborative robotics
19/01/2021 - Researchers at Harvard University have recently devised a system based on Wi-Fi sensing that could enhance the collaboration between robots operating in unmapped environments. This system, presented...
Study: Automakers delay recalls to minimize stock penalties and avoid being first safety issue in news cycle
19/01/2021 - Whether consciously or unconsciously, automotive firms time their product recalls to minimize stock price penalties, resulting in unnecessary delays and clusters of subsequent recalls by other...
Carbon pricing's disappointing effect on the pace of technological change
19/01/2021 - In order to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, the world must reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Carbon pricing is viewed by many governments and experts as the most important climate...
New research suggests 1.5C climate target will be out of reach without greener COVID-19 recovery plans
19/01/2021 - The amount of carbon dioxide that we can still emit while limiting global warming to a given target is called the "remaining carbon budget," and it has become a powerful tool to inform climate policy...
Hyundai construirá una fábrica de sistemas de pila de combustible en Guangzhou (China)
18/01/2021 - Será en febrero cuando comience la construcción de la fábrica, que será la base de producción de pilas de combustible de la compañía fuera de Corea y producirá 6.500 unidades de...
Watchdog: Fossil fuel firms need to curb climate gas leaks
18/01/2021 - The International Energy Agency says oil and gas companies aren't doing enough to reduce the release of methane, a potent source of planet-heating emissions, that is seeping out of pipelines and...
Ring's Neighbors app exposed users' home addresses, locations due to security flaw
18/01/2021 - Ring's Neighbors app exposed users' home addresses and specific locations before the company became aware of the security issue.
Hot topics at virtual CES: AVs, air taxis and drones
17/01/2021 - CES last week came without many of the bells and whistles and celebrity appearances, and none of the in-person experiences that typically make the show both overwhelming and great.Though far...
Singapore Airlines raises US$500m in oversubscribed US-dollar debt debut
17/01/2021 - SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) has raised US$500 million via its first US dollar-denominated bond issue. The notes, due 2026, will be issued at 99.573 per cent of their principal amount with an annual...