Charles Rotter By P Gosselin on 5. March 2021 Africa climate variability linked to natural oceanic and solar cycles, a new study affirms. No mention of CO2. Image source: “Decadal and multidecadal natural variability of African rainfall“. A new study analyzes patterns of natural rainfall variability and can… Read More »No Mention Of CO2: New Study Shows African Climate Variability Strongly Linked To Natural Cycles
The following opinion piece is part of series to mark the upcoming International Women’s Day, March 8. NEW DELHI, India, Mar 6 2021 (IPS) – Power is an intriguing concept and it means different things to different people. In simple words, power is the ability to… Read More »International Women’s Day, 2021 Women Must Continue To Claim Power & Challenge The Unseen Barriers
By Rajesh Kumar Singh March 8, 2021, 7:38 AM PST Coal India Ltd. approved an investment of about 473 billion rupees ($6.4 billion) on mining projects as the company seeks to boost output to replace imports of the fuel, the Kolkata-based miner said in an… Read More »Coal India Approves 32 Mining Projects Worth $6.4 Billion
Reposted from Forbes The recent severe snowstorm in the US led to a catastrophic power outage in Texas leaving millions of people without access to power or heat for several days, with a mounting death toll that has yet to be fully tallied. The state was about 4… Read More »The Catastrophic Texas Blackouts: Lessons For The Developing Countries
THE SOCIAL INJUSTICE OF ENERGY POVERTY Energy Poverty is devastating Energy poverty is devastating for more than 2 billion impoverished peoples living without electricity for light and heat. Cooking happens the way it has for centuries before – over smoky indoor fires that do no… Read More »What is the tragedy of overconfidence about global warming climate science?
BY LISA NIKOLAU Elevating the status of women reduces risk of exposure to harmful indoor air pollution – a leading cause of premature death in the developing world – according to new research. Kelly Austin, a Lehigh University sociologist and lead author of the study, said reducing gender inequality… Read More »Empowering women reduces exposure to indoor air pollution
Utkarsha A Singh Read time: 7 minsMumbai Jan 4, 2021, (Research Matters): With the population growing by about 1% each year, the demand for fuels like oil, natural gas and coal is also ever-increasing in India. Entire economies survive on these non-renewable sources of energy. But… Read More »Examining the impact of natural gas use on Indian economy and environment
13 January 2019 Rob Bazzant MCIOB describes his project management experiences of a South African power plant construction – claimed to be one of the largest projects in the world. I arrived in the South African bushveld at the Medupi Power Plant project in February… Read More »Building one of the world’s largest power plants
PUBLISHED MON, JAN 4 20218:33 PM EST UPDATED TUE, JAN 5 20217:09 AM EST Weizhen Tan@WEIZENT Evelyn Cheng@CHENGEVELYN KEY POINTS Several major Chinese cities have reportedly gone dark as authorities limit power usage, citing a shortage of coal. Analysts said prices of the commodity in… Read More »Chinese cities reportedly go dark as country faces shortage of coal, a major Australian export
Outdoor cooking air pollution is the greatest environmental challenge facing humanity according to the World Health Organization. Breathing the noxious outdoor smoke destroys health causing early deaths for as many as 4 million annually far worse than Covid 19. 4 Million People a Year Die… Read More »What is the most serious environmental problem the world is facing today?