Critical List: Energy Dept. picks more winners; natural gas boom comes to Ohio
The Department of Energy, always picking winners, you know? The first Quadrennial Technology Review, to be released today, favors technologies that could come into commercial use in 10 years — i.e. consumer goods you can spend money for. This could mean DOE favors EVs over new clean energy technologies.
This company, Renmatix, will probably make it under the wire, though. It says it has the right technology to make commercially viable biofuels from biomass and just opened a plant to forward development of the technique.
The natural gas boom comes to Ohio.
Although Beijing usually gets a bad rap on pollution, Central and South Asia are not great places to live if you like inhaling clean air, either.
This waste-to-energy story begins: "They look like instant coffee granules, but they are in fact sewage flakes." 'Nuff said.
Do you like planking? Plank for the sharks.
You probably don't know what a pangolin is, but they're cute! In a armor-plated sort of way. Here are some that were rescued from smugglers in Thailand.