Record gas prices hit the start of the summer travel season for Americans

Millions of Americans set out on the road over Memorial Day weekend, with gas prices soaring at a record. The national average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gas was $4.67 as of Wednesday, according to the AAA, $1.63 higher than the previous year and about 14% higher than the pre- 2022 high of … Read more

Black Rock Wind Farm increases wind generation in West Virginia by 15% | State Journal News

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How ‘tourism concerns’ pave the way for sustainable travel

As the world emerges from the pandemic, travelers, and thus the travel industry, are increasingly interested in ways to turn travel into a force for good. Perhaps it is the fact that the entire world has passed a common crisis, or that climate change is nearing a point of no return, after which the repercussions … Read more

Wall Street turns its back on big technology as oil stocks rise

Once upon a time, big tech stocks were all the rage on Wall Street, as investors bid them up to insane heights. For intelligence, the famous pentacle of Facebook (now Meta), Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google (now Alphabet) At one time accounted for nearly five Standard & Poor’s 500An astonishing number considering the S&P 500 is … Read more

SoftBank loses $26 billion on technology investments amid sell-off

Tokyo — SoftBank Group corp. 9984 -8.03% On Thursday, it announced a massive $26.2 billion loss in its large portfolio of technology companies in the first three months of the year, as the company posted a record annual loss for the second time in three years. “The world is in a chaotic situation,” CEO Masayoshi … Read more

SoftBank loses $26 billion on technology investments amid sell-off

Tokyo — SoftBank Group corp. 9984 -8.03% On Tuesday, it announced a massive $26.2 billion loss in its large portfolio of technology companies in the first three months of the year, as the company posted a record annual loss for the second time in three years. “The world is in a chaotic situation,” CEO Masayoshi … Read more

SoftBank loses $26 billion on technology investments amid sell-off

Tokyo — SoftBank Group corp. 9984 -8.03% On Tuesday, it announced a massive $26.2 billion loss in its large portfolio of technology companies in the first three months of the year, as the company posted a record annual loss for the second time in three years. “The world is in a chaotic situation,” CEO Masayoshi … Read more

Could carbon capture technology be the key to a zero-zero future?

With the White House announcing that it will invest $2.3 billion in carbon capture over the coming years, it’s understandable why companies are racing to come up with the best new technologies. As governments and energy companies set ambitious targets for carbon reduction, this is only the beginning of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies. … Read more

Miners are turning to bacteria and other new ways to filter copper from waste rock

A sheet of copper cathode is photographed in Chile on March 31, 2008. The photo was taken on March 31, 2008. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 11 (Reuters) – Driven by rising prices and demand, Rio Tinto Ltd. (RIO.AX), Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX.N) and other global miners are … Read more

Are Big Tech’s Climate Commitments Too Ambitious?

Google just announced its goal of creating carbon-neutral data centers by 2030, but are these great carbon-reducing policies by big companies all they were designed to be? With a long history of greenwashing across many of these companies, how likely are they to achieve their climate goals over the coming decades? Google announced this week … Read more