Bitcoin Mining Can Prevent Climate Change

Bitcoin Mining Can Prevent Climate Change

Daniel Batten is a climate tech investor, author, analyst and environmental campaigner who previously founded and led his own tech company. 2022 has changed everything that we in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) sector thought we knew about Bitcoin. We thought it was a negative net for the environment. We could not have been … Read more

Europe turns to coal as Russia squeezes gas supplies

Europe turns to coal as Russia squeezes gas supplies

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck has warned that the situation is going to be “really tight in winter” without precautionary measures to prevent a supply shortage. Ina Fassbender | Afp | Getty Images Reduced flows of Russian gas and the specter of a full supply disruption have prompted some European governments to reconsider coal, one … Read more

Inside the MARVEL micronuclear reactor project at Idaho National Lab

Inside the MARVEL micronuclear reactor project at Idaho National Lab

Nuclear reactors have a well-earned reputation for being massive construction projects that frequently run into cost overruns. Plus, once they are eventually constructed, monitoring and maintaining them takes a staff of dozens of trained experts. But Yasir Arafat believes nuclear power doesn’t have to be this way. Arafat is the technical lead of the microreactor … Read more

Why QuantumScape investors are still waiting for new EV batteries

Why QuantumScape investors are still waiting for new EV batteries

A solid-state battery development lab for QuantumScape. QuantumScape The electric vehicle space has seen a handful of impressive stock market debuts in recent years, but QuantumScape’s battery start-up first few weeks of trading were remarkable even by EV stock standards. QuantumScape, which was founded in 2010, went public via a merger with a special-purpose acquisition … Read more

NY legislative roundup: Bills passed on abortion protections, voting rights and cryptocurrency mining | Business Local

NY legislative roundup: Bills passed on abortion protections, voting rights and cryptocurrency mining |  Business Local

New York’s Democratic-controlled Legislature closed its session by passing bills that tighten the state’s gun laws, strengthen its abortion protections and bolster its voting rights to expand access to the polls. It was all part of a flurry of activity to close a six-month legislative session that also saw a first-of-its-kind moratorium on new cryptocurrency … Read more

New York crypto mining bill: Senator Anna Kelles interview

New York crypto mining bill: Senator Anna Kelles interview

Bitcoin offices in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 11, 2022. Umit Turhan Coskun / NurPhoto via Getty Images New York State Assemblymember Anna Kelles is tired of all the fear-mongering about the bill she wrote – and sponsored – to place a two-year moratorium on certain types of new cryptocurrency mines in the state. The fate … Read more

NY legislative roundup: Bills passed on abortion protections, voting rights and cryptocurrency mining | Business Local

NY legislative roundup: Bills passed on abortion protections, voting rights and cryptocurrency mining |  Business Local

New York’s Democratic-controlled Legislature closed its session by passing bills that tighten the state’s gun laws, strengthen its abortion protections and bolster its voting rights to expand access to the polls. It was all part of a flurry of activity to close a six-month legislative session that also saw a first-of-its-kind moratorium on new cryptocurrency … Read more

GM’s new concept car to revolutionize the brand for EVs

GM’s new concept car to revolutionize the brand for EVs

Buick Wildcat concept Buick DETROIT – General Motors on Wednesday unveiled the Buick Wildcat, a new concept car designed to signal a revolutionary change for the brand, as it moves to offer only electric vehicles in North America by the end of this decade. The car reflects the future design and technological directions of the … Read more

Shell safety consultant quits over climate change with viral message

Shell safety consultant quits over climate change with viral message

Shell officially changed its name on Friday, ditching “Royal Dutch”, which has been part of its identity since 1907. Rick Wilking | Reuters At 8:27 am on Monday morning, May 23, Caroline Dennett emailed 1,400 executives at the oil and gas conglomerate, Shell, to announce her resignation after 11 years working as a safety consultant. … Read more

Electric vehicles are in short supply. Here’s what you can find as gas prices soar

Electric vehicles are in short supply.  Here’s what you can find as gas prices soar

Charging port for a Ford Motor Co. Mustang during the Washington Auto Show in Washington, DC, on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images As gas prices hit record highs, some Americans might be tempted to go electric and ease the pain at the pump. But finding a shiny, new electric … Read more