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  • [New] 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
  • [New] China, India and other coal rich countries will continue to burn coal to meet their growing electricity demand. / en
  • [New] For the next 10 years, the fossil generation fleet will be comprised of natural gas, coal and much less oil. / en
  • [New] More vaccine mandates may be imposed across the US once the Food and Drug Administration gives its final stamp of approval to COVID-19 shots, health experts have predicted. / 1010 WCSI
  • [New] The amount of data in the world will grow 10 times by 2025 to 163 zettabytes, up from 16.1 zettabytes of data generated in 2016. / roboticstomorrow
  • [New] With Japan, France and the US setting ambitious plans for climate positive Olympics between now and 2030, if Queensland does not commit to a 100% renewable energy generation before the Olympics, we will be seen as falling behind in the race to keep warming below 1.5 degrees. / Queensland Conservation Council
  • [New] China, the world's largest new energy vehicle (NEV) market, which is home to hundreds of companies and suppliers specialized in EV components and software technologies, is expected to play a key role in accelerating the Mercedes-Benz electrification strategy. / Auto Connected Car News
  • [New] Offshore wind powers over 7.5 million UK homes, and a planned fourfold increase by 2030 will generate more electricity than is currently used in UK homes.. / NERC
  • [New] Kraft Heinz' investment in its Wigan site will see production of its ketchup, mayo and salad cream be brought to the UK, to meet the demand from a new generation of UK consumers. /
  • [New] Strong skills in maths and science will be crucial for the next generations of young Australians to compete for current and new jobs. / Science and Technology Australia
  • [New] If the US has the option of delisting Chinese firms en masse and in a disorderly manner at a time of its choosing, it could potentially use it to generate financial and economic instability in China. / Ideas & Insights
  • [New] The majority of the energy generated by the floating solar farm will be consumed in Batam, though some could potentially be exported to Singapore via a subsea cable. / Interesting Engineering
  • [New] Establishing renewable energy industrial precincts in two Australian regions would create 45,000 new jobs and generate revenue of $13bn a year by 2032. / The Guardian
  • [New] Continuing rises in global incidence will increase the rate generation of viral genetic variation, while the accrual of higher levels of population immunity will create new selective pressures, the effects of which on virus evolution are difficult to predict. / Science
  • [New] 16 aircraft have now been ordered from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc and are expected to enter service with the RAF by mid-2024, doubling the capability currently provided by Reaper. / Royal Air Force
  • [New] We need to supercharge the discovery of new drugs for the millions of people at risk of neglected diseases around the world. / EurekAlert!
  • [New] Fossil fuels fare better in the Gray scenario, which assumes cost competitive CCS offers a way forward for coal in power generation and industry, and reverses some of the decline seen in gas from 2030. / reneweconomy
  • [New] The Finnish technology group Wartsila will provide engine generating sets running on a hydrogen and natural gas blend for Keppel Offshore & Marine's offshore floating testbed in Singapore. / Offshore Energy
  • [New] The recent rally in natural gas prices seems durable and could provide some tailwinds for Powder River Basin and Illinois Basin producers that mine coal used to generate electricity. / S&P Global Platts
  • [New] Given that CleanBC requires that 15% of natural gas consumption come from renewable gas (such as hydrogen) by 2030, we can expect an increased emphasis on hydrogen blending in the future, which in turn should drive higher demand for hydrogen over time. / Gowling WLG
  • Battery events kept coming, along with announcements of a planned rollout of some 100 new EV models by 2025: General Motors promoted its Ultium Battery, and longtime laggard Ford its Ion Boost batteries. / The Information
  • The second project is expected to build on benefits achieved over the last ten years, including a 65% increase in customer connections in Djibouti and a sharp reduction in the use of thermal generation plants from 100% to around 16%. /
  • By 2030, just 9 years from now, we will need to be building wind and solar power at around 4 times the current rate. / Actuarial Post

Last updated: 27 July 2021