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Using Solar To Power Bitcoin Mining Could Yield Big Profits

Bitcoin mining is a nice fit for a desert solar project, since it needs no power line. The work comes to the site of electricity generation, not the other way round Using Solar To Power Bitcoin Mining Could Yield Big Profits was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other …

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How Food Waste Turned A Barren Landscape In Costa Rica Into A Lush Forest

Orange isn't just the new black. It's also the new green. Twenty years ago, an orange juice producer dumped thousands of tons of orange peels and pulp onto a barren section of a Costa Rican national park, which has since transformed into a lush, vine-laden woodland. The shift is a dramatic illustration of how agricultural waste can regenerate a forest and sequester vast sums of carbon — for free.

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The Irish Potato Famine Offers A Glimpse Of The Potential Impacts Of Climate Change

The Irish Potato Famine shows that environmental disasters don't happen in a vacuum. The famine was the product of an unjust economic system, and its impact could be felt oceans away The Irish Potato Famine Offers A Glimpse Of The Potential Impacts Of Climate Change was originally published on CleanTechnica. …

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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency says it is seeking ideas to help it explore Australia's potential to export renewable energy in forms such as hydrogen – a goal that has attracted the interest of japanese trading giants and leading players such as economist Ross Garrnaut and ex CEFC boss Oliver Yates. ARENA said on Wednesday it […]

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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency says it is seeking ideas to help it explore Australia's potential to export renewable energy in forms such as hydrogen – a goal that has attracted the interest of japanese trading giants and leading players such as economist Ross Garrnaut and ex CEFC boss Oliver Yates. ARENA said on Wednesday it […]

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Exploring an unusual metal asteroid

Lindy Elkins-Tanton '87, SM '87, PhD '02 is reaching for the stars — literally. She is the principal investigator for Psyche, a NASA mission that will explore an unusual metal asteroid known as 16 Psyche. The mission does not launch until 2023, but preparations have begun in collaboration with faculty in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS). Professors Benjamin Weiss and Maria Zuber, who also serves as MIT's vice president for research, wrote a paper about the asteroid with Elkins­-Tanton …

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Nauto Raises $159 Million, Expansion Of Autonomous Vehicle Data Platform Coming

The Palo Alto–based firm Nauto, which retrofits vehicle fleets with networked safety camera-equipped devices, amongst other things, has raised $159 million in a Series B round led by SoftBank and Reid Hoffman at Greylock Nauto Raises $159 Million, Expansion Of Autonomous Vehicle Data Platform …