Francois Marechal

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Unprecedented Crime: Climate Science Denial and Game Changers for Survival

In 2017, the heat waves, extreme wild fires, and flooding around the world confirmed beyond doubt that climate disruption is now a full-blown …

This shocking chart shows the true impact of plastic on our planet

In February of 2018, a dead sperm whale washed up on along the picturesque shoreline of Cabo de Palos in Spain.<p>Officials noted that the whale was …

Pollution

Fracking Water Use Skyrockets, Creating 1,440 Percent More Toxic Wastewater

The controversial gas and oil drilling method threatens to exacerbate a looming crisis over water.<p>Fracking companies used 770 percent more water per well in 2016 than in 2011 across all the United States’ major gas- and oil-producing regions, according to a new study.<p>The number of new fracking …

Warming Is Worsening Wildfires, but Not Everywhere or Every Time

As California continues to burn under some of its largest infernos ever recorded, scientists largely agree that the fingerprint of climate change can …

The geographical distribution of fossil fuels unused when limiting global warming to 2 °C

1.<p>United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) <i>Report of the Conference of the Parties on its Fifteenth Session, held in Copenhagen</i> …

WEI 2018

International Energy Agency<p>World Energy Investment 2018<p>Investing in our energy future<p>"The decline in global investment for renewables and energy …

Oil & Gas Industry

What is co-processing? Discover #Geocycle's environmentally friendly #wastemanagement solution, building a more circular economy with cement. https://t.co/EkluIddtXk

Image: World Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 2000 | World Resources Institute

Australia solar costs hit “extraordinary” new lows – $50s/MWh

ARENA says Australia utility-scale solar prices has plunged to “somewhere in the $50s” today, while BNEF says China module surplus could lower prices …

Neural Networks Are Essentially Polynomial Regression

You may be interested in my new arXiv paper, joint work with Xi Cheng, an undergraduate at UC Davis (now heading to Cornell for grad school); Bohdan …

When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.

<i>To read an annotated version of this article, complete with interviews with scientists and links to further reading, click</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><b>I.</b> ‘Doomsday’<p><i>Peering</i> …

How Wall Street Enabled the Fracking 'Revolution' That's Losing Billions

The U.S. shale oil industry hailed as a “revolution” has burned through a quarter trillion dollars more than it has brought in over the last decade. …

Wall Street

History of #CarbonDioxide in the atmosphere over the last 10,000 years. For thousands of years, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere barely changed, then mankind discovered the usefulness of burning #FossilFuels. Our world will never be the same. https://t.co/tQb2Ex9Ctm

Wall Street Tells Frackers to Stop Counting Barrels, Start Making Profits

The shale-oil revolution produces lots of oil but not enough upside for investors<p>By<p>Bradley Olson and Lynn Cook<p>Bradley Olson<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@bradnews<p>bradley.olson@wsj.com<p>Twelve major shareholders in U.S. shale-oil-and-gas producers met this September in a Midtown Manhattan high-rise …

Wall Street

The Secret of the Great American Fracking Bubble

In 2008, Aubrey McClendon was the highest paid Fortune 500 CEO in America, a title he earned taking home $112 million for running Chesapeake Energy. …

Barrel Breakdown

The cost of producing a barrel of oil and gas varies widely across the world, setting up winners and losers as the price of crude fluctuates at historically low levels.<p>Last updated April 15, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. ET<p>Published April 15, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET<p><b>Related:</b> Oil Prices Slide in Volatile Trade …

Great Barrier Reef Gets $379 Million Boost After Coral Dies Off

The Great Barrier Reef is being given a A$500 million ($379 million) boost by Australia in the battle to save the world’s largest living structure as …

YouTube your science

Video is an engaging way to make your research more accessible, says Adrian A. Smith.<p>Three years ago, I realized that I had never given my mum a …

Two degrees no longer seen as global warming guardrail

Limiting global warming to two degrees Celsius will not prevent destructive and deadly climate impacts, as once hoped, dozens of experts concluded in …

5 algorithms to train a neural network

The procedure used to carry out the learning process in a neural network is called the training algorithm. There are many different training …

Deep Learning

Global Landscape of Renewable Energy Finance

<b>January 2018</b><p>ISBN :<p>978-92-9260-054-9<p>Download<p>Massive flows of finance are needed to accelerate renewable energy investments. More investment in …

GE-Powered Plant Awarded World Record Efficiency by Guinness

By Editors of Power Engineering<p>Guinness World Records has named the Chubu Electric Nishi-Nagoya power plant Block-1 in Japan – powered by GE’s 7HA …

Gas trade expanded by 63 bcm, or 6.2%, with growth in liquified natural gas LNG outpacing growth in pipeline trade

The increase in gas exports was driven largely by Australian and US LNG (up by 17 and 13 bcm respectively), and Russian pipeline exports (15 bcm).<p>LNG …

Natural Gas

Sweden's forests could fuel air travel, researchers say

The breakthrough, from a study by Luleå University of Technology in collaboration with Sweden's Environmental Research Institute, showed that biomass …

Biofuel

Mauna Loa carbon dioxide forecast for 2018

<b>Figure 1.</b> Forecast rise in CO2 concentration at the Mauna Loa observatory from 2017 to 2018 (blue), compared to past observations (black) and our …

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Pour une mesure précise de l'énergie grise des bâtiments

12.03.18 - Elle est un enjeu majeur de la crise climatique mais peu de personnes la mesure avec rigueur. L’énergie grise des bâtiments mérite plus de …

These huge new wind turbines are a marvel. They’re also the future.

The latest model has blades longer than football fields.<p>The declining price of solar power gets more press, but there are big things happening in wind technology too. And I mean <i>big</i>.<p>The math on wind turbines is pretty simple: Bigger is better. Specifically, there are two ways to produce more power …

Natural Gas