Search found 816 matches

by caltrek
Thu Oct 14, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Climate Change News & Discussions
Replies: 136
Views: 47663

Re: Climate Change News & Discussions

Toxic Algae Blooms Are Multiplying by Zoya Teirstein October 14, 2021 https://grist.org/politics/toxic-algae-blooms-are-multiplying-the-government-has-no-plan-to-help/ Extract: (Grist) Most of the air we breathe comes from algae and other aquatic organisms that have been photosynthesizing sunlight ...
by caltrek
Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: South America Watch Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 5451

Re: South America Watch Thread

Chile’s Piñera Faces Impeachment Bid After Pandora Papers Leak October 14, 2021 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/chiles-pinera-faces-impeachment-bid-pandora-papers-leak-rcna3005 Introduction: (Reuters via NBC) SANTIAGO — Chilean opposition lawmakers launched impeachment proceedings against Presi...
by caltrek
Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: AI & Robotics
Topic: Autonomous Vehicles News & Discussions
Replies: 52
Views: 22379

Re: Autonomous Vehicles News & Discussions

Safety Regulator Wants Information on Tesla’s FSD Beta, ‘Safety Score’ Evaluation by Seane O'Kane October 13, 2021 https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/13/22724171/nhtsa-tesla-letters-fsd-beta-autopilot-recall-emergency-vehicles Introduction: (The Verge) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrati...
by caltrek
Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: AI & Robotics
Topic: Autonomous Vehicles News & Discussions
Replies: 52
Views: 22379

Re: Autonomous Vehicles News & Discussions

Aurora’s Autonomous Trucks and Taxis Will be Available to Customers Via Subscription by Andrew J. Hawkins October 13, 2021 https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/13/22724554/aurora-autonomous-vehicles-subscription-trucks-ride-hailing Introduction: (The Verge) Aurora, the autonomous vehicle company founde...
by caltrek
Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: Transport & Infrastructure
Topic: Electric Vehicles News & Discussions
Replies: 44
Views: 18990

Re: Electric Vehicles News & Discussions

Vanmoof's New V E-Bike is Its Fastest Ever by Thomas Ricker October 12, 2021 https://www.theverge.com/22722099/vanmoof-v-electric-bike-price-specs-date-preorder Introduction: (The Verge) VanMoofVanMoof just announced the VanMoof V, the company’s first high-speed electric bike capable of hitting a t...
by caltrek
Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Energy & the Environment News and Discussions
Replies: 145
Views: 54960

Re: Energy & the Environment News and Discussions

Biden Administration Gives Offshore Wind Farms a Big Boost by Justine Calma October 13, 2021 https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/13/22725234/biden-offshore-wind-boost-united-states-coastlines Introduction: (The Verge) Offshore wind farms could be coming to nearly every coastline along the continental ...
by caltrek
Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Mexico & Central America News and Discussions
Replies: 31
Views: 16124

Re: Mexico & Central America News and Discussions

Honduras Struggles On by W. T. Whitney October 13, 2021 https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/10/13/us-intervention-and-capitalism-have-created-a-monster-in-honduras/ Extract: (Counterpunch) For most Hondurans, who are treated as if they were disposable, capitalism has its downside. Honduras’s poverty ...
by caltrek
Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Space News and Discussions
Replies: 229
Views: 74894

Re: Space News and Discussions

Australia to Build a Lunar Rover to Help NASA Find Oxygen on the Moon October 13, 2021 https://www.courthousenews.com/australia-plans-lunar-rover-to-help-nasa-find-oxygen-on-moon/ Introduction: CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has agreed to build a 20-kilogram (44-pound) semi-autonomous lunar r...
by caltrek
Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Military & War
Topic: Military & War News and Discussions
Replies: 48
Views: 21170

Re: Military & War News and Discussions

Why Multi-Billion Dollar Nuclear Submarines Still Run Into Things Underwater by Tyler Rogoway October 11, 2021 https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/42706/why-multi-billion-dollar-nuclear-submarines-still-run-into-things-underwater Introduction: (The Drive) On October 7, 2021, we learned that one o...
by caltrek
Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 543
Views: 130943

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

The only two reasons this is a “debate” are to attempt to paint China as incompetent for the purpose of imperial conflict and to deflect from human impact on the ecosystem. I don't think we should come to conclusions based on the possible political motivations of those making the argument. We could...