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NPPF: Impacts on Planning and the Environment

<b>By Legal Futures’ Associate Future Climate Info</b><p>The revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was released at the end of July. There are some …

Air Quality

A Blueprint for the Government of the Future

<b>Focus |</b> To solve 21st century problems and retain their credibility, governments must escape their silos and get up to speed with digital services.

Abu Dhabi

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This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Rare Green Comet Twice As Wide As Jupiter Could Be Visible To The Naked Eye In August

Comet PANSTARRS (C/2017 S3) is on what looks like its first visit to our solar system and will be making its closest approach to the sun on August 16.<p>…

台灣是缺電,還是太「浪費」電 —— 拼命蓋電廠其實不見得有用

今年5月,台灣提早進入夏季,全台均溫來到了27.11度,創下55年來同期最熱的紀錄。而氣溫一上升,連帶跟著攀升的就是用電量。5月,台電幾乎天天公布全台用電量又破歷史新高,歷年5月用電最兇的前10名,就有9次發生在今年。<p>連日的高用電量,也使台灣的電力供應還沒進入夏天就備受挑戰,半年內有將近一個月(29天)供電亮起橘燈,來到備轉容量率6%以下的「警戒狀態」(根據經濟部訂定標準,備用容量率需在15%,才算在安全範圍內)。不過對於台灣的供電問題,行政院長賴清德日前表示,台灣目前所發的電並不是不夠用,而是「剩得不夠多」,沒有外界擔心的缺電情況。<p>「缺電」、「限電」的報導與評論沒停過,每一次的跳電【註】,都 …

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New Digital Platform Connects Corporates, Startups Tackling the SDGs

Companies looking to advance the <b>UN</b>’s <b>Sustainable Development Goals</b> (<b>SDGs</b>) and support startups get their solutions to market by using a new digital …

細賞城市人孔蓋的生態,當個不一樣的低頭族

作者:三土辰郎<br>文字、照片:小金井美和子<p>走在路上就會看到許多人孔蓋。因為是man(人)會進入的hole(孔洞),所以稱為人孔蓋,日文當中也稱作「人孔」。手可以伸進去操作的則稱為手孔蓋。<p>各部位名稱與功能<p>直徑:一般的人孔蓋直徑為60cm。根據用途不同,也有直徑30cm、90cm、120cm的人孔蓋。<p>用途:下水道管線維護。60cm的孔洞可以讓人進出,30cm的孔洞可以讓小型機械進入。90cm或120cm的孔洞則是搬入大型機械時使用。<p>材質:墨鑄鐵(FCD).一般鑄鐵(FC).鋼筋混凝土.塑膠等材質<p>重量:下水道用60cm的鐵蓋約為40kg。<p>人孔蓋最吸引人的地方<p>富有地域性<p>先來介紹JIS的「普通孔蓋」,就算是 …

馬桶水,如何拯救中鋼、台積電?

The year business steps up on climate action

The transition to a zero carbon economy is inevitable. Now is the time for companies to start preparing for a zero carbon future.<p>Jill Duggan, …

It's Official: The World Bank Will Stop Fossil Fuel Financing After 2019

This is HUGE.<p>In a move sure to be celebrated by opponents of fossil fuel-based energy, the World Bank has just made a huge announcement at the One …

餐巾紙上的一道公式 挽救了NBA的命運

美國NBA職籃,如今是風行全球的美國文化象徵。不過,草創時期也曾經票房不佳比賽歉缺號召力,差點面臨破產倒閉的命運。<p>這一期美國《運動畫刊》有篇有趣的報導,回顧了當初讓這項職業運動起死回生的關鍵,原來是三個人湊在一起腦力激盪,在餐巾紙背面寫下的一道公式。<p>這是NBA史上最重要的一個公式。<br>如果它沒被發明出來 …

紀念碑谷2 遊戲初玩心得:難以超越與模仿的經典創意關卡

2014 年,有一款非常不符合手機遊戲潮流,只有一部電影時間長短,一次性玩完就等於玩到所有遊戲內容,而且必須付費購買的遊戲誕生了,但是這款遊戲吸引了無數玩家的眼球,所有人都樂於收藏他,並且愛上它精巧的機關,還被他充滿寓意的故事感動,這款遊戲,就叫做「紀念碑谷」。<br>在「紀念碑谷(Monument …

離線即時翻譯機「ili 」,4 月底前將可在日本各地租借

鑒於日本已經成為台灣人最愛旅行的國家,光是 2016 年一整年,台灣人赴日觀光的人數就逼近 500 萬人次的情況下,相關企業就嗅到了其中的商機。一款曾經在 2016 年 CES 展上發表的離線即時翻譯機,在日前於日本正式公開發表之後,預計在 2017 年 4 月下旬在日本當地提供租借服務。這對於喜愛 …

Blackouts? What blackouts? How National Grid keeps the lights on

A visit to the chief control centre in Berkshire reveals how solar and wind are keeping blackouts at bay … for now<p>Despite claims that Britain is on the brink of blackouts and amid forecasts of a looming cold snap, all is calm inside the room where a score of engineers and analysts work to ensure …

Why collaboration will be key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Since 2015, when the United Nations established a set of shared goals and targets for achieving sustainable development around the world, the …

Historic New Sustainable Development Agenda Unanimously Adopted by 193 UN Members

[tweetthis url=”http://wp.me/p5Mdaw-2By”]New Sustainable Development Agenda adopted by 193 UN Members #<i>Global Goals</i>[/tweetthis]<p><i>Broad, universal</i> …

Sustainability

Today’s Legislation for Tomorrow

A few years ago it would have been impossible for many to imagine that renewables would be in the position they are in today. Dramatic price drops …

台灣科技發展藍圖該怎麼畫?科政民眾看法大調查

<b>文/許旭昇、蘇奕璿|國研院科政中心</b>科研創新力,代表著一國的國際競爭力,<b>聯合國教育科學文化組織(UNESCO)</b>指出,科技政策,更是攸關未來國家整體發展的關鍵。政府每四年會舉行「<b>全國科學技術會議</b> 」,廣泛徵集產官學研各界菁英的建言,作為研擬國家科學技術發展計畫的依據。今年大會召開之前,<b>科技部</b>已透過實體的 …

推倒知識高牆!Sci-Hub 免費下載千萬篇期刊論文電子全文

記得研究所寫論文時,需要閱讀許多相關議題的期刊論文,才知道取得一篇論文真的是困難重重,費盡千辛萬苦,還因此去到其他學校上了一堂如何使用這些圖書館資源的課程。如果你懂得善加利用,大學圖書館是個非常棒的資源,無論是搜尋論文或下載國際期刊,通常學校都有支付費用來購買並提供教職員或學生免費使用國內外線上資料 …

走入美國隊長的公寓!漫威全新系列影片中一窺超級英雄的壁爐 - Yahoo奇摩電影

儘管天氣漸漸轉涼,但別擔心,漫威最新釋出的幾支影片肯定能讓你隔著螢幕都深感溫暖。每年聖誕夜及聖誕節早晨,美國幾間電視台都會播放二到四個小時的聖誕壁爐影片,搭配背景的聖誕歌曲以增添佳節氛圍。此類節目的靈感最初出自可口可樂的廣告,而這次可口可樂也與漫威聯手合作,分別以五組不同超級英雄的壁爐為背景,一共釋 …

How Corporates are Taking the Lead in Renewable Energy

Over the last few years there has been a significant increase in the voluntary demand for renewable energy sourced by large corporations to supply …

比 Google 地圖更偉大,七萬多幅百年地圖數位版收藏免費下載

Google 之前將全世界博物館裡的大量美術畫作、藝術雕塑數位化的計畫,曾讓我很讚嘆:「Google 文化藝術中心與歷史博物館,數位典藏跨界策展」。但原來我是井底之蛙,其實這樣龐大的數位典藏工作,更早之前就有人開始進行,而且他還只是私人收藏家,這就是今天要介紹的「 David Rumsey Map …

台灣故宮博物院開放高解析文物照片直接下載!教學免費使用

博物館開放數位典藏資料下載,在這幾年蔚為風潮,像是 Flickr 跟世界各大博物館合作建立「公眾相簿」,裡面包含像是大英博物館典藏資料照片提供全世界的人免費下載使用。又或者我之前介紹過的「老師與設計者必備!四萬亞洲藝術品照片開放下載使用」,弗瑞爾藝廊將館內典藏的 40000 …

Proposed solar-powered skyscraper would generate half of its power

Wrapped in solar panels, the Sol Invictus sustainable skyscraper concept in Melbourne would present a fundamental rethinking of how high-rises are built.<p>One of the most recognizable features of skyscrapers—their thin, steel-and-glass-frames—often becomes an enemy of efficiency. These building’s …

Clean Energy

Vibrant Photos Capture the Underappreciated Beauty of International Subway Systems

For most of us, the subway is a mundane milieu, a tedious transit network that’s <i>under</i>ground and <i>over</i>looked. Photographer Chris Forsyth, however, finds fascination in the winding underpasses and platforms that comprise the modern-day city dweller’s daily commute, using his lens to capture fresh …

Chemists create vitamin-driven battery: Environmentally friendly battery is long-lasting and high voltage

Environmentally friendly battery is long-lasting and high voltage<p>A team chemists has created a battery that stores energy in a biologically derived …