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4th September 2022

Largest ever offshore windfarm is fully operational

This week, the massive Hornsea Two project became fully operational off the coast of the UK.

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26th July 2022

First commercial payload to Mars could launch in 2024

A new company, led by a SpaceX founding member, aims to deliver the first commercial payload to the surface of Mars – using a fully reusable, entirely 3D printed launch vehicle.

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25th July 2022

Lab-grown sausages to go on sale in 2025

Meatable has become the latest company to reveal a new cultured food product – lab-grown sausages, which could offer a more sustainable and ethical choice for consumers in the near future.

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10th July 2022

UK debt-to-GDP could reach 430% by 2072

A new report warns that UK government debt is likely to see a major increase this century. The 50-year projections are based on a world of increasing risk, alongside demographic, economic, technological, and other trends.

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30th June 2022

UK's first industrial-scale carbon capture and usage plant

Tata Chemicals Europe has opened the UK's first industrial-scale carbon capture and utilisation plant.

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26th June 2022

First solar-powered car will debut this year

A futuristic new solar-powered vehicle is now road-legal, with first delivery expected as early as November and will give drivers the freedom to exceed 1,000 km of range between charges.

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31st May 2022

Walmart expands drone delivery service

Retail giant Walmart is bringing the convenience of drone delivery to 4 million households, in partnership with DroneUp.

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27th May 2022

Asteroid mining company raises $13m

AstroForge, a new asteroid mining startup, emerged from stealth mode this week.

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22nd May 2022

U.S. pledges $3.5 billion for direct air capture

This week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a new multibillion-dollar program to develop carbon dioxide removal technologies.

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10th May 2022

Algae ponds could sequester gigatons of carbon

A new method of carbon capture is being developed using microalgae grown in open-air, pond-based systems on coastal desert land. This can be achieved without the need for fresh water.

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5th May 2022

Jack in the Box to trial robots for kitchen work

Jack in the Box has become the latest American food chain to experiment with automation, as it seeks to handle staffing challenges and improve the efficiency of its service.

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27th April 2022

New York on track for zero-emission electricity by 2040

Two huge new infrastructure projects in New York are expected to dramatically cut the state's greenhouse gas emissions.

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22nd April 2022

Nissan aiming for solid-state battery cells by 2028

Japanese carmaker Nissan has unveiled a prototype production facility for laminated all-solid-state battery cells, which the company aims to bring to market in 2028.

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4th March 2022

Australia to build tallest vertical garden

A new mixed-use skyscraper will become the tallest in Australia at 366 metres (1,201 ft), while also featuring the world's tallest vertical garden.

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16th February 2022

New report argues for ownership of the Moon

The Adam Smith Institute has published a new report on property rights in space. It suggests dividing the Moon into regions and privatising it, which the institute believes could help end global poverty.

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9th February 2022

Walmart invests in vertical farming

Plenty Unlimited, a vertical farming business in California, has announced a major new funding agreement with Walmart and other investors.

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10th January 2022

First 3D-printed, owner-occupied home in U.S.

Alquist, a house printing company, recently partnered with Habitat for Humanity to create a 3D-printed home in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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