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Scientists Have Developed a Way to Convert Nuclear Power Plant Waste into Sustainable Diamond Batteries

Scientists from the Bristol Cabot Institute have discovered how to make use of nuclear waste and do something good with it. They have come up with an …

Nuclear Energy

First gold 'poured' from Cononish mine

<b>A Scottish mine has produced gold for the first time following the launch of an ore processing trial.</b><p>Mining firm Scotgold Resources is crushing 2,400 tonnes of ore which has been stockpiled at Cononish near Tyndrum in central Scotland.<p>It is targeting "first pour" production of between 400 and 600 …

Loch Lomond

European wind energy is now cheaper than nuclear power

Wind energy has officially overtaken nuclear power as the most affordable energy option – at least in countries surrounding the North Sea. In nearby …

Renewable Energy

Opinion: Commodity stocks are back this time — really

It has been quite a run for commodity stocks in 2016.<p>The best performers in the S&P 500 SPX, +0.29% year-to-date include a host of energy and …

China Goes Prospecting for World’s Gold Mines

Hunt by Chinese companies for overseas deals could make China an even bigger player in the global gold market<p>Chinese gold miners are aggressively scouting for overseas acquisitions, encouraged by historically low gold prices that could help them scoop up assets cheaply.<p>Though gold prices have risen …

Stock Markets

Banks Are Giving Shale Drillers a Painful Credit Squeeze

Nearly two years into an epic oil rout, U.S. shale drillers that have upended global energy markets are finally feeling a credit squeeze as banks …

New Gravimeter Technology Will Enable High-Res Drone-Based Gravity Mapping

Potential applications range from detecting volcanic eruptions to mapping underground oil lakes.<p>Gravity along Earth's surface is anything but constant. The variation from location to location may not be enough to handicap basketball games, but it is large enough to matter. A gravity map of Earth …

Earth Science

This Investor Shares The 3 Things He Looks For In An Entrepreneur

It's all in how you how you present yourself.<p>Managing Partner of Idea Booth and CEO of Webber Investments, Aaron Webber has sat through more than a handful of startup pitches from hungry, wide-eyed entrepreneurs.<p>When I asked him what advice he would give these aspiring or hopeful entrepreneurs, he …

Entrepreneurship

Concerts Create A Huge Amount Of Waste, And Jack Johnson Is Tackling It Head On

When it comes to his shows, Jack Johnson is something of a diva.<p>Before agreeing to play somewhere, his team hands the venue a detailed rider ― a list of demands that need to be met for him to play the show.<p>But while more infamous riders from well-known artists might allegedly ask for hand-carved …

Hedge funds establish near-record bullish bet on rising oil prices: Kemp

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds and other money managers have amassed a near-record number of bullish bets on increasing oil prices, helping push the main international benchmark well above $40 per barrel.<p>By the close of business on March 22, money managers held a net long position equivalent to …

Oil

Renewable energy demands the undoable

The world is increasingly investing in renewable energy. Last year, according to UN figures, global investment in solar power, wind turbines and …

Renewable Energy

Why We Could See an Oil Price Shock in 2016

The depletion of old oil wells is expected to surpass new sources of supply in 2016, as the ongoing oil price slump puts a long list of oil projects …

Eight Signs It's Time To Hire A Business Coach

As a leader, you might think you should have everything figured out already, but this simply isn’t true. While all of us have our own talents, leadership skills are often something we have to learn along the way.<p>Enter the business coach. A business coach oversees and guides a manager or founder in …

Leadership

Record $286 billion invested in renewable energy in 2015, more than double fossil fuels

In the latest indication that renewable energy sources like solar and wind power are ascendant worldwide, a new report finds that, in 2015, a …

We're About to Witness a Major Development in Safe Nuclear Power

The next generation of clean nuclear power is coming. And as the world struggles to curb the devastating effects of climate change and end its …

Is Nuclear Power A Renewable Or A Sustainable Energy Source?

Nuclear power is presently a sustainable energy source, but could become completely renewable if the source of uranium changed from mined ore to seawater. Since U extracted is continuously replenished through geologic processes, nuclear would become as endless as solar.<p>But do renewable and …

Nuclear Energy

How Oil Prices, Gold, And Other Commodities Move The Market

Shutterstock photo<p>When it comes to commodities and the stock market, investors are quick to blame oil for causing market volatility. While this is …

Opinion: These U.S. shale-oil companies are poised to profit when prices rise

When oil prices stage a sustained recovery, U.S. shale-oil producers will be ready to increase production dramatically in the space of a few weeks.<p>So …

China’s new five-year plan pushes climate targets beyond Paris pledge

Installation of solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China. <i>Photo by Jiri Rezac/The Climate</i> …

Look at the Monster Magnet Made for America’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Now this is a gadget. Just look at the 6-megawatt direct-drive generator, equipped with a huge permanent magnet rotor: it was designed by General …