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In this article NFLX (L-R) Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos attend the “Marseille” Netflix TV Serie World Premiere At Palais Du Pharo In Marseille, on May 4, 2016 in Marseille, France. Stephane Cardinale | Corbis | Getty Images Netflix is set to report earnings for the first quarter of 2021 after the bell on Tuesday.
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Corporate sustainability reporting starts with a laudable goal: that measurement and reporting of a company’s social and environmental footprint would trigger the following positive chain reaction: Individual companies’ social and environmental performance would improve (because what gets measured gets managed). A link tying companies with better sustainability records to better equity returns would emerge. Investors
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Huaneng Power Plant. Huai ‘an City, Jiangsu Province, China, September 13, 2020. Costfoto | Barcroft Media via Getty Images LONDON — Energy-related carbon emissions are on track to surge by nearly 5% this year, according to the International Energy Agency, reversing most of last year’s decline caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In the IEA’s Global
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Amazon Salon Source: Amazon LONDON — Amazon announced Tuesday that it is planning to open its first-ever hair salon in East London as the e-commerce giant continues to explore new lines of business and promote some of the items it sells on its platform. The Amazon Salon, described in a blog post, will be spread
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This Nature Careers webinar is now available to view as video-on-demand. In the 60-minute session, three speakers share their advice, approaches and opinions on peer review, before spending some time answering questions from Nature’s readers. First, we hear from Mathew Stiller-Reeve, a scientific consultant based in Norway. He outlines his structured approach to peer review.
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NASA successfully flew the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars on Monday, according to data and images sent back to Earth. “Altimeter data confirms that Ingenuity has performed its first flight – the first flight of a powered aircraft on another planet,” announced an engineer in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the control room cheered.  A short
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Our latest EV spotlight shines on Phoenix Motorcars. The Ontario, California-based automaker provides fleet mobility solutions to a quickly growing sector for electrification – light- and medium-duty commercial vehicles. This lineup currently includes trucks, shuttles, and school buses, but with recent partnerships with companies in solar and autonomous technology, Phoenix Motorcars is one to watch.
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Originally published at Future Trends. Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country. Cleantech Investments M&A Activity Picks Up In India’s Rooftop Solar Market Amplus Energy, a rooftop
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There’s basically a hole in the universe — a region where there’s much less matter than there should be. And we don’t know why it’s there. Hosted by: Caitlin Hofmeister ———- Dooblydoo thanks to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout outs go to Justin Ove, Chris Peters, John Szymakowski,
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In the Article, we studied 71 landfall events. For each event, we analysed the data of hurricane intensities and locations corresponding to the first four synoptic times past landfall (0000 utc, 0600 utc, 1200 utc and 1800 utc). From the intensities, we computed the decay timescale, and from the locations, we computed the translation speed, coastline-perpendicular
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Lebanon’s Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi (or Rai) greets supporters on February 27, 2021 at the Maronite Patriarchate in the mountain village of Bkerki, northeast of Beirut, Lebanon on February 27, 2021. Houssam Shbaro | Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Lebanon’s most senior Christian cleric, Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rahi, called for a meeting with Iranian-backed
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Scientists at Ames Laboratory’s Institute for Cooperative Upcycling of Plastics (iCOUP) have discovered a chemical method that turns recycled plastics into biodegradable, use chemicals that can be used as surfactants and detergents in a variety of applications. Plastics may have more sustainable and cost-effective lifecycles as a result of this process. (Photo : Magda Ehlers)
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Los Alamos in New Mexico, a major nuclear-weapons site during the Second World War.Credit: John Dambik/Alamy Restricted Data: The History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States Alex Wellerstein Univ. Chicago Press (2021) In March 1950, an official from the Atomic Energy Commission — then the guardian of US nuclear secrets — oversaw the burning
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A nurse in Italy prepares a dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.Credit: Pasquale Senatore/Pacific Press/Shutterstock It has been a difficult week for two COVID-19 vaccines. On 13 April, US regulators urged health-care providers to temporarily stop using a vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson (J&J) of New Brunswick, New Jersey, because of 6 suspected cases of
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WASHINGTON — Boeing said April 17 that the next test flight of its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle won’t take place until at least August, confirming a lengthy delay widely expected because of the schedule of other launches and International Space Station missions. In a statement, Boeing said that the company and NASA are projecting
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Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute Blog.By Giulia Christianson, Ariel Pinchot, and Yili Wu The movement to achieve net-zero global greenhouse gas emissions, is gaining traction and coherence, especially in the world of finance. In late March, BlackRock and Vanguard — the two largest asset managers on the planet — joined a growing coalition of investors in the Net Zero
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Researchers have made some unexpected readings of mysterious particles called muons, which may make us reexamine the Standard Model in physics. Hosted by: Stefan Chin April Pin of the Month: https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/scishow-pin-of-the-month-mini-neptunes-april SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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WASHINGTON — NASA now plans to attempt a first flight of the Mars helicopter Ingenuity early April 19 after finding a workaround to a software problem that delayed the flight earlier this month. The agency announced April 17 that the first flight of the 1.8-kilogram helicopter will take place at 3:31 a.m. Eastern. Images and
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In February, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) announced a $10.1 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility. The announcement send shockwaves through the market; it was the largest sustainability-linked loan (SLL) among publicly listed companies in the alcohol sector. By using a pricing mechanism that incentivizes improvement in areas aligned with the company’s 2025 sustainability goals, the loan
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A San Francisco woman has learned firsthand that electric bicycles aren’t just for recreation, they also make efficient and cost-effective alternatives to typical transportation like personal cars. That’s exactly what Maureen Persico has discovered after she made the switch, though e-biking wasn’t part of her original plan. In 2014 her car was totaled when she
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Research on fetal tissue, such as the lung tissue shown here, has drawn controversy for years.Credit: Steve Gschmeissner/Science Photo Library The United States is reversing restrictions on fetal-tissue research set by former president Donald Trump’s administration, allowing government scientists to resume studies using the biological material, and cancelling an extra ethics review of grant proposals
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Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky told CNBC he’s “really proud” of what one of the company’s first software engineers has gone on to accomplish since leaving the online home-rental marketplace. That former Airbnb employee is Brian Armstrong, co-founder and CEO of Coinbase. The cryptocurrency exchange went public and soared in a direct listing Wednesday,
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WASHINGTON — NASA managers approved plans to launch a SpaceX commercial crew mission to the International Space Station next week, pending the resolution of one minor issue with the Falcon 9 rocket. NASA officials said April 15 that, after the completion of a flight readiness review, they approved plans for the launch April 22 of
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