Business

America’s Green Manufacturing Boom isn’t Powered by Renewable Energy − Yet

As investments in a clean energy future accelerate, America will need to reengineer much of its power grid to run on more and more renewables and, simultaneously, electrify everything from cars to factories to homes.

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American Farmers are Getting Older, and Youth aren’t Rushing to Join Them

America’s farming workforce is getting older. If the country doesn’t recruit new farmers or adapt to having fewer, older ones, it could put the nation’s food supply at risk.

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The Green Revolution is a Warning, not a Blueprint for Feeding a Hungry Planet

In Punjab, India’s top Green Revolution state, heavy use of fertilizers and pesticides has contaminated water, soil and food and endangered human health.

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Digital Storytelling Can be a Powerful Tool for Water Researchers

Traditional research outputs like journal articles don’t often give voice to communities’ stories.

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Diplomacy Watch: Divisions Flare in the West as Winter Looms

As energy prices rise and temperatures drop, the European public is feeling squeezed by the Ukraine war’s secondary effects.

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How the Global Energy Crisis is Pressuring Countries at the UN Climate Summit

Natural gas projects in Africa might help reduce supply shortages temporarily, but they could soon become stranded assets.

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Russia’s Energy Clout Not Limited to Oil and Gas – It’s Also a Key Nuclear Supplier

The Biden administration reportedly is considering nuclear sanctions on Russia. U.S. utilities oppose this step for fear that it would make uranium fuel scarcer and more expensive. Many U.S. nuclear plants are already struggling economically.

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What are Stablecoins? A Blockchain Expert Explains

Financial regulators are increasingly concerned about stablecoins, a type of cryptocurrency tied to an asset like the US dollar.

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Land Deals Meant to Improve Food Security May Have Hurt

Crops are interesting for investors because if the price of food is low and the price of energy is high, you can then use the crops for energy. But these types of crops are not nutrient-dense, so it’s not great in terms of food security.

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Why GameStop Shares Stopped Trading: 5 Questions Answered

Some officials are worried the frenzied trading in GameStop represents a broader risk to the U.S. equities market and are Some officials are urging the SEC to step in and halt trading for as long as a month.

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