THE DAILY ROUNDUP – Friday

What big tech has to learn from the green new deal

It’s vital to cut carbon emissions. But tech companies have a responsibility to go a lot further than that—and the ability to do so…

https://www.fastcompany.com/90363968/what-big-tech-has-to-learn-from-the-green-new-deal


This video has everything you need to know to understand how a power grid works

Almost every minute you are inside a building you are making use of something that you rarely see evidence of: we are talking about the power grid…

https://interestingengineering.com/video/this-video-has-everything-you-need-to-know-to-understand-how-a-power-grid-works


US renewable energy production surpasses coal for the first time

Sources like wind and solar energy provided 23 percent of America’s electricity in April, compared to 20 percent from coal, the agency announced Wednesday…

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/450682-us-renewable-energy-production-surpasses-coal-for-first-time


Energy and environment questions the Democrat candidates need to answer

Last night, during the first half of the Democrat’s first presidential debate, the candidates spoke about climate change and energy—but only vaguely. The candidates avoided serious policy plans. Even Senator Elizabeth…

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ellenrwald/2019/06/27/10-energy-and-environment-questions-the-democrat-candidates-need-to-answer/#7adefd44b2d3


The Bitcoin bite Iran says power grid hit by cryptocurrency mining surge

Speaking earlier this week, Iranian Energy Ministry spokesman Mostafa Rajabi said increased digital-currency mining within the country had made the power grid “unstable” and caused problems for consumers…

https://www.rferl.org/a/the-bitcoin-bite-iran-says-power-grid-hit-by-cryptocurrency-mining-surge/30024290.html


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