Friday, August 26, 2016

Electric car market n Europe is set to surpass the 200,000 units by year end


Despite some slowdown in sales, European EV  market had more than 13,000 sales in July

Friday, August 19, 2016

Sea level rise may put millions of U.S. coastal homes underwater by 21 century



Storm surges and higher tidal flows caused by climate change could gobble almost 1.9 million houses in hundreds of cities, according to a report by the real estate company Zillow. In total, homeowners could lose some $882 billion by 2100.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Mitsubishi can now transmit solar energy from space


Using microwave technology, Mitsubishi has sent 10 kilowatts of power wirelessly through the air to a receiver positioned 1,640 feet away. Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said that it also moved power wirelessly, sending 1.8 kilowatts of power through the air. Japan is looking for ways to expand its ability to power themselves, especially since the Fukishima Daiichi nuclear reactor meltdown in 2011.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Too hot to work... rising temperatures reduce productivity


Global warming will cost the world over $2 trillion a year in lost productivity by 2030, according to the study, published by the researchers from New Zealand.