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Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Management for Off-grid Solar Solutions in Displacement Settings

Reliefweb 16 Jan 2022
As the number of initiatives focusing on improving energy access for displaced and host communities increases, so does the quantity of electronic waste (e-waste) in displacement settings ... Coordination of e-waste activities within the humanitarian sector; Advocacy for an enabling ...
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Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey building open Bitcoin mining system amid climate threats

Independent online (SA) 16 Jan 2022
Former Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey has announced he is building an open and fully decentralised Bitcoin mining system, at a time when crypto mining has raised serious energy consumption and mega e-waste generation concerns ... "E-waste represents a growing threat to our ...
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OUT WEST ROUNDUP | Strayed Yellowstone wolves killed; nuke waste cleanup nears finish line

Colorado Politics 16 Jan 2022
Department of Energy said that it removed the final amount of specifically-targeted buried waste from a 97-acre landfill at its 890-square-mile site that includes the Idaho National Laboratory ... Some waste will be sent to other off-site repositories that could be commercial or Energy Department sites.
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WFES to highlight cleantech, sustainability innovations

Gulf Daily News 16 Jan 2022
The World Future Energy Summit 2022 (WFES) will highlight innovative technology that can spur sustainable development and help solve climate change challenges, offering an in-person business, innovation and knowledge exchange programme ... Grant Tuchten, Group Event Director at World Future Energy Summit, said ... Where tech meets waste management.
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Easy charcoal

Business Line 16 Jan 2022
National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited’s new initiative wing for waste-to-energy projects, organised an open competition, ‘Green Charcoal Hackathon 2020’, where IIT-Guwahati innovators presented the INDCR ... produce charcoal from municipal solid waste (5 tonnes per day).
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As crypto goes mainstream, its carbon footprint can’t be ignored

Asiatimes 16 Jan 2022
So, over time, as more Bitcoin is mined, the complex math problems needed for transactions get harder to solve, demanding more energy in turn ... “But because of inefficiencies in the energy market, Bitcoin miners are incentivized to utilize non-rival energy that may otherwise be wasted or underutilized, as this electricity tends to be the cheapest.”.
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Reform Legislature’s capital outlay process

Albuquerque Journal 16 Jan 2022
(The late) Sen ... Projects had to be justified ... Others never get built ... This is no small matter ... It is an excellent time to create a best practices process with internal controls to minimize waste, abuse and fraud. Denise Greenlaw Ramonas worked on energy and a wide range of issues in the United States Senate as a professional staffer for Sen. Pete V ... .
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A ‘rare’ opportunity for India

Business Line 16 Jan 2022
Pankaj Vashisht. Since the outbreak of Covid pandemic, supply chain resilience has gained prominence ... However, mining and processing of REE is quite complex, energy intensive and produces radioactive waste. Given this, only few countries have been able to develop REE industry. Initially, mining and processing of REE was concentrated in the US.
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Hands-on with the new Leica M11

Digital Photography Review 16 Jan 2022
New sensor ... This might seem like a potential waste of energy, but it's not at all – in this way, the chip can act as a multi-pattern metering and white balance sensor, capable of far greater precision and flexibility than the simple center-weighted metering cell found tucked inside the lens mount of previous digital M-series cameras ... Build quality ... .
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Texas Tech women's basketball: Fast start propels Lady Raiders to win over No. 25 Kansas State

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 16 Jan 2022
Bryn Gerlich, like the rest of the Texas Tech women's basketball team, entered Saturday's game frustrated after dropping consecutive winnable games ... 9 Texas. Gerlich wasted little time releasing that energy on Kansas State ... 25 Wildcats in front of 5,015 fans at United Supermarkets Arena ... "We didn't take care of business, and we know we can ... KANSAS ST.
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Abrams treads carefully in relationship with Biden

The Hill 16 Jan 2022
It’s a disservice to voters across the country and a waste of time and energy amid the fight of our lives for the freedom to vote that unnamed aides would spread false rumors rather than help build momentum for this once-in-a generation opportunity to lead,” Bringman said in a statement to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... ....
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ALTer Ego concert delivers Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, a surprise guest and more at The Forum

Daily Bulletin 16 Jan 2022
Kings of Leon got right to it with “Crawl” and “Waste a Moment.” “Sex on Fire” brought energy into the venue, fans swayed along to the moody “Closer” and roared back at vocalist-guitarist Caleb Followill when he threw the mic out for everyone to sing the chorus of “Use Somebody.”.
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Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency, without a central bank or single administrator, that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries.
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Jack Dorsey building open Bitcoin mining system amid climate threats

The Siasat Daily 15 Jan 2022
Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced he is building an open and fully decentralised Bitcoin mining system, at a time when crypto mining has raised serious energy consumption and mega e-waste generation concerns ... “E-waste represents a growing threat to our ...
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ALL smart meters may need to be replaced

This is Money 15 Jan 2022
They've cost £11billion to install – so far – and are supposed to help us save money on our energy bills. But the vastly expensive roll-out of smart energy meters is being described as a 'waste of money' – because the equipment will become obsolete ... This troubled roll-out of smart meters is nothing but a total waste of taxpayers' money.
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Why Proof-Of-Work Is A Superior Consensus Mechanism For Bitcoin

Bitcoin Magazine 15 Jan 2022
Energy Consumption ... PoW energy consumption has been heavily optimized throughout the past few years and uses renewable energy, and energy that would have otherwise been wasted ... PoW energy consumption has been heavily optimized throughout the past few years and uses renewable energy or energy that would have otherwise been wasted.

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