Business

Pandemic led to 7.5% decrease in 2020 US energy consumption

Total energy consumption in the U.S. decreased 7.5% nationwide in 2020 compared with 2019 as the COVID-19 pandemic led to lockdowns, business closures and employees working from home, according to a new University of Wisconsin ...

Engineering

Major overhaul needed for net zero future

If Australia is to achieve a net zero future, we need "out-of-the-box" thinking and a major economic overhaul, according to study involving The University of Queensland.

Energy & Green Tech

EU approves end of combustion engine sales by 2035

The European Union approved a plan to end the sale of vehicles with combustion engines by 2035 in Europe, the 27-member bloc announced early Wednesday, in a bid to reduce CO2 emissions to zero.

Robotics

How to make hybrid airspace work

New blockchain-style information sharing will make a seamlessly integrated ecosystem of crewed and uncrewed aircraft in the UK's skies a reality, say Cranfield researchers.

Security

US agencies: Industrial control system malware discovered

Multiple U.S. government agencies issued a joint alert Wednesday warning of the discovery of a suite of malicious cyber tools created by unnamed advanced threat actors that are capable of sabotaging the energy sector and ...

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