When SpaceX launches its Starship rocket, designed to send crew members to the International Space Station, deliver satellites to space, and travel to Mars as early as 2024, each launch will emit an estimated 715 tons of CO2, roughly as much as 10 cross-country flights on a 747. If spaceflight becomes common—and if the rocket is also used for quick trips in place of jets on Earth—it could become a meaningful source of emissions. But rockets can also use zero net carbon fuel. … [Read more...] about The newest product made from captured CO2 is explosive
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UNICEF is also working on other key parts of the logistics puzzle, such as plans to charter flights to deliver vaccines. Most vaccines need to be kept at cold temperatures or they become unusable; in areas where electricity is unreliable or doesn’t exist, keeping the vaccines viable will be another major challenge. By the end of 2021, the agency—which is currently mapping out where refrigerators exist—plans to install 65,000 solar fridges in developing countries. … [Read more...] about UNICEF is stockpiling half a billion syringes to get ready for a COVID-19 vaccine
The project has been in planning for around eight years but is moving relatively quickly given the scale, complexity, and cost. “It’s over the busiest freeway, probably, in America, with multiple public agencies,” she says. “These things usually take decades. But I think everybody recognizes that mountain lions are running out of time.” The cost, at $87 million, will be largely funded by private money. If fundraising continues on schedule, the groundbreaking will happen in 2021. … [Read more...] about This massive wildlife crossing will help protect wildlife from L.A. drivers on the 101
“PM rallies serve two purposes at the same time. They are not targeted at just the seats around the venue only but also beyond. Look at October 28, Modi addressed rallies in Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur and Patna while elections were being held at 71 seats in the first phase,” said DM Diwakar, social scientist and former director of the Patna-based AN Sinha Institute of Social Studies. … [Read more...] about Bihar Election 2020: 12 rallies in 4 days, will PM Modi’s campaign work for NDA this time?
The fresh row over leadership within the Congress comes at a time when Congress has not only been losing election after election but also been unable to hold on to power in states, such as Madhya Pradesh, where it formed the government. Not to mention the recent desertion, including that of Jyotiraditya Scindia, who joined the BJP and the turmoil in Rajasthan which eventually ended with a truce between the Sachin Pilot camp and the other led by chief minister Ashok Gehlot. … [Read more...] about Congress dissenters, Gandhi loyalists end quarrel for now, but differences simmer