Elon Musk says the No. 1 way to decrease carbon dioxide emissions would be to levy a tax on carbon. “My top recommendation, honestly, would be just add a carbon tax,” Musk told Joe Rogan on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast on Thursday. “The economy works great. Prices and money are just information. … If
Anyone eligible for a vaccine who has not yet had a jab is being urged to come forward – with Britons in top priority groups being told it isn’t too late to receive one. The government and the NHS have launched a new vaccine uptake plan that’s designed to reach vulnerable and underserved groups, and
One of the ways to slow the advance of climate change is to reduce your personal carbon usage. While we can’t efficiency our way to climate neutrality, we can buy ourselves time by slowing the rate of carbon emissions and conservation, as Negawatts are often the cheapest form of clean energy available (and the least
A recent report from Greener, a Brazilian consultancy, showed that Brazil imported 4.76 gigawatts (GW) of solar PV module capacity last year. Domestic photovoltaic (PV) module producers had a minor 3.8% market share, with approximately 190 megawatts (MW) of the year’s shipped modules. Greener also noted that prices for distributed generation PV systems rose by
The front of Qualcomm office on November 1, 2017 in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm has told regulators around the world that it is against Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of British chip designer Arm, according to sources familiar with the matter. The company has told
Amazon vans line up at a distribution center to pick up packages for delivery on Amazon Prime Day, July 16, 2019, in Orlando, Florida. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images Last week, Amazon triggered privacy concerns when it confirmed it’s rolling out AI-enabled cameras in vans used by some of its contracted delivery partners.
The theory that COVID-19 originated from a laboratory in Wuhan has not been dismissed by investigators, the head of the World Health Organisation has suggested. Earlier this week, a WHO-led mission in China said it was not looking further into the question of whether the virus escaped from a lab, which it considered highly unlikely.
Vestas, the Danish wind turbine company, announced this week that it has developed a new offshore wind turbine designed specifically for use in typhoon-prone areas. As the name implies, the company’s V236-15.0 MW will produce 15 megawatts of electricity — the highest output of any offshore wind turbine in the world. The next closest is
Justin Timberlake has issued a public apology to Britney Spears for his actions following their high-profile break-up almost 20 years ago, which have been highlighted in a recent documentary. The singer has faced criticism over an old interview featured in Framing Britney Spears, in which he made light of having sex with the star. The
CNBC recently got a tour of Lucid Motors’ new factory in Casa Grande, Arizona, where it will build its luxury electric sedan, the Air. The first phase of the facility was completed in November 2020, about a year from when construction broke ground. Lucid is currently building “release candidates” of the Air as it prepares
Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is an “unjust, unconstitutional witch-hunt”, politically motivated and “divorced from fact”, the hearing has been told. The former president’s lawyer, Michael van der Veen, opened day four of the Senate trial with a blistering attack, claiming the proceedings did nothing to unify a divided America. Mr Trump is charged with “incitement
7:00 AM ET This is the final installment of a four-part series on the life, death and safety legacy of Dale Earnhardt, 20 years after his fatal crash at the 2001 Daytona 500. THE WORLD HAS not seen Ryan Newman‘s 2020 Daytona 500 race car in nearly a year. The last time any of us
A South Korean news agency is citing anonymous industry sources in the the cause of the atypical battery fires in the Bolt and Kona LG EV batteries. It was three months ago when the 2017-2019 Chevy Bolt EVs were recalled due to battery fires. It’s also been four months since the Kona EV was recalled
The world’s biggest carbon-emitting nations are falling well short of peers in efforts to tackle a “global climate emergency,” according to new research. The Green Future Index, released late last month by MIT Technology Review, measures and ranks 76 nations and territories on their progress toward building a low carbon future. It showed China and
7:00 AM ET One day after ranking the top 100 individual prospects in baseball heading into the 2021 MLB season, it’s time to turn our attention to each team’s farm system as a whole. These rankings of all 30 organizations were done, for the most part, the same way last year’s were. In short, while
Home Secretary Priti Patel has branded the Black Lives Matter demonstrations “dreadful” and opposed taking the knee as an anti-racism protest. The cabinet minister criticised last summer’s protests – sparked by the death in the US of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer – that saw historical statues torn down and