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Country's best energy option

The Western civilisation since Industrial Revolution two and a half centuries ago has been thriving on fossil fuel-powered machines. And commercial production of electricity with coal-fired generators began around one and a half centuries ago.
Source: thefinancialexpress | 2020/11/9 18:02:23

China's CO2 emission could plateau by 2025 with reinforced policies: report

China's CO2 emissions could plateau by 2025 before beginning to decline around 2030 with reinforced management policies in emission reduction, according to a report on China's low-carbon development published by a top environment institute on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/13 1:08:03

Environmentalists call for action plans to meet China's carbon neutral pledge by 2060

China's bold pledge to be carbon neutral by 2060, a goal far exceeding any climate action by the US, will see the country focus on renewables and revolve its economy around green growth, say Chinese environmentalists who are urging action plans to be set for low-carbon growth over the coming decades to reach a net zero carbon footprint.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 1:32:53

Palestinian students, US experts co-create car application to reduce vehicle emissions

Palestinian students in the West Bank have cooperated with US universities to create a smartphone application that can help reduce vehicle emissions around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/20 9:53:43

China uses 1st offshore wind turbine with foreign investment

China's first offshore wind farm with foreign investment and the country's farthest and most difficult wind farm was put into use on Wednesday in East China, which a project employee said demonstrates foreign companies' trust in China's offshore power market.
Source: | 2019/12/19 22:23:48

New battery design can charge e-car in 10 minutes

Scientists in the US have claimed a technological breakthrough that could resolve one of the key concerns surrounding all-electric vehicles: 10 minutes charging time to add 200 miles of driving range.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/31 19:38:41

Russian scientists figure out how to make steel 'tougher'

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) have improved the alloying process (improving the properties of metal due to impurities), allowing not only the wear-resistance of materials to be increased, but also giving them some qualitatively new characteristics, which is in demand in high-tech industries, science and energy.
Source: | 2019/9/20 15:28:21

Chinese scientists find green way to make diesel fuel, hydrogen

Chinese scientists have developed a method to convert light energy and biomass to diesel fuel and hydrogen.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/15 10:44:51

NASA's Mars Helicopter passes key tests

NASA's Mars Helicopter flight demonstration project has successfully passed a number of key tests recently, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 17:47:01

US, Chinese researchers transform graphene into semiconductor

US and Chinese researchers used a laser technique to transform graphene, a super thin material that is at least 100 times stronger than steel, into a semiconductor that may replace silicon on a computer chip in the future.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/31 8:46:35