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  • [New] For countries with a big solar energy capacity, like China with an average 130 GW, the application of helio-tracking solar panels could bring significant benefits. / Wiley Online Library
  • [New] China is working to become the world leader in AI by 2030, and the United States declared in 2019 that it would maintain its world leadership on artificial intelligence. / europeanleadershipnetwork
  • [New] Just days after the G7 summit, Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) divested from four companies, including US insurer and financial conglomerate AIG, citing insufficient action to address risks posed by climate change. / Funds Europe
  • [New] Surgeon General issues a report stating that cigarette smoking is an important health hazard in the United States and that action is required to reduce its harmful effects. / National Cancer Institute
  • [New] Texas plans to build power plants that will generate 11.6 gigawatts (GW) of solar electricity, 8.4 GW of wind electricity, and only 5 GW of natural gas electricity. / Midland Reporter-Telegram
  • [New] While the former last year cancelled 7 GW of planned capacity and halted a further 6GW, its under-review blueprint for the power sector, the Power Development Plan 8, still plans to install an extra 17 GW worth of coal power capacity by 2030. / Panda Paw Dragon Claw
  • [New] Partnerships of the public and private sectors will generate new revenue from wildlife for the benefit of Mozambique's citizens, and can support efforts to deter the illegal wildlife trade. / The Independent
  • [New] Electric vehicles are making the electrical grid more vulnerable to cyber attacks, threatening the portions of the grid that deliver electricity to homes and businesses. / Buzzflash
  • [New] Some older people may generate a weaker immune response - but vaccinating all older people for a third time could significantly cut into global vaccine supply at a time when global coverage is crucial. / The New Republic
  • [New] The studies project that excess deaths from climate change in hotter areas are expected to outweigh the fewer deaths in colder areas, and the net global effect is expected to be an increase in excess global temperature-related mortality. / Nature Communications
  • [New] Presence of major global food industries in the U.S. will support the demand for microalgae in the company years. / PR Newswire
  • [New] Helion says its fusion power plant will provide flexible, scalable, baseload power that is affordable, providing the world a new path to full decarbonisation of electricity generation. / World Nuclear News
  • [New] The UK-based firm plans to launch a network of low-earth-orbit satellites that will provide next-generation 5G services. / TNW | Space
  • [New] Plans to build a string of new gas power plants could derail the UK's climate targets. /
  • [New] North America is the major region dominating the Robotic Exoskeleton Market with revenue of $184.54 M in 2020 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 13.3% during the forecast period of 2021-2026 to generate a revenue of $353.26 M in 2025. / IndustryARC
  • [New] Last year Intel said that the production of its next-generation 7 nm chips would be delayed to 2022, following years of delays to its 10 nm chips. /
  • [New] Measuring in at 74-metres and benefiting from some of the strongest tidal currents in the world, the O2 tidal turbine is expected to run for the next 15 years, generating enough electricity to meet the annual demand of around 2,000 homes. / Technology Times
  • [New] The O2 turbine at EMEC is expected to operate for the next 15 years, and in addition to providing electricity to the grid it is also to provide power to EMEC's onshore electrolyser, generating green hydrogen as part of a wider decarbonisation project. / Current
  • [New] The promise of biosimilars - that competition would bring down the prices of complex biological drugs - has not materialized in the U.S. in the way many expected. / BioPharma Dive
  • With a whole new generation of nuclear weapons at the threshold of entering service, many believe not just that existing agreements should be bolstered, but that new treaties are needed to manage what could turn into a new nuclear arms race. / BBC News

Last updated: 03 August 2021