Archive: 05/21/2013

Wet weather helped human culture grow (Update)

We moan about the wet weather all too often but it may have been crucial in the development of human culture from about 70,000 years onwards, according to scientists reporting in Nature Communications today. ...

May 21, 2013
4.7 / 5 (16) 3 | with audio podcast

NGOs denounce Malaysia hydropower meeting

Three dozen Malaysian NGOs on Tuesday denounced the world hydroelectric industry's decision to hold a conference in a Borneo state where dam projects have uprooted forests and native peoples.

May 21, 2013
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Green conversion of heat to electricity

Soon, it will be possible to produce electricity from heat over 30 degrees emitted from a waste incinerator, refinery, or data processor. The start-up Osmoblue has just confirmed the feasibility of this new ...

May 21, 2013
4.1 / 5 (20) 8 | with audio podcast