Environment

Bitcoin Environmental Debate Is Wrong

This is an opinion editorial by Marie Poteriaieva, a Ukrainian-French crypto industry observer and educator, following the space since 2016. Bitcoin is routinely treated as an environmental pariah: its energy consumption is quite simple to track and quick-label as “anti-ecological.” This statement is wrong on many levels, but public opinion is rarely nuanced, and politicians …

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9 Invasive Plants You Should Rip to Shreds

Chop up those pesky, invasive plants… for the planet. Photo: Pavel Daniellyuk/Pexels Conservation is about saving, about preserving the natural world for future generations and the health of our ecosystems. But Sometimes to save local environments, you have to kill some plants. Specifically, invasive plants. Don’t get me wrong, plants are great. We need them …

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San Francisco wastewater recycle firm’s overhaul call

The bulk of water recycling now happens at centralized wastewater treatment plants, requiring thousands of miles of pipelines to move the water. This practice is neither efficient nor cheap. But as more municipalities begin to require water recycling in commercial and residential buildings, companies are stepping up with new methods of on-site water recycling. San …

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World’s largest hybrid ship to ferry passengers between UK, France

An artist’s impression of the Saint-Malo at sea. According to Brittany Ferries will have a battery capacity of 11.5 megawatt hours. Brittany Ferries A ship set to carry passengers between the UK and France in the next few years will be the largest hybrid-vessel ever built, according to operator Brittany Ferries. In a statement Tuesday, …

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Everest base camp to shift location after 70 years due to climate change

The camps resembles a pop-up city and climbers will typically spend up to two months in their tents to acclimatise before attempting to scale Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain, which stands at 8,849 meters above sea level. Like many Himalayan glaciers, global warming is causing the Khumbu glacier to melt at an alarming rate. …

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Huge offshore wind farm to use recyclable turbine blades

A wind turbine at the Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm, in the Irish Sea. With governments around the attempting to ramp up their renewable energy capacity, the number of wind turbines worldwide only looks set to grow, which will in turn increase pressure on the sector to find sustainable solutions to the disposal of blades. Ashley …

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SpaceX Sails Through Environmental Review of Megarocket

On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completed its environmental assessment of SpaceX’s proposed site expansion in Boca Chica, Texas, after months of delay. Rainn Wilson’s First Fandoms: Star Trek And D&D The agency declared that SpaceX’s plans for its upcoming Super Heavy rocket would have “no significant impact” on people living in the area …

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