air pollutionNew York Suing Oil Companies but how about suing New York For shutting nuclear reactors

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New York is blaming the oil companies for climate change and for the damage from hurricanes and for supporting Republicans. In 2021, the Indian Point Nuclear Power plant in Westchester County will shut down its two nuclear reactors under an …

climate changeWas there global warming in the 1880s? Because 25 hurricanes hit the USA in that decade

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A total of 293 Atlantic tropical cyclones have produced hurricane-force winds in every state along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, as well as Pennsylvania. Florida more than any other hurricane. CNN and Jeffrey Sachs are blaming the three …

economic impactNASA ASAP Safety report wants more money, more delays and not boldly going anywhere

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Robert Zimmerman boils the NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel to key parts of a one-page summary. NASA’s current bureaucratic framework demands a risk-free space effort, more money and schedule delays. NASA is supposed to be exploring the unknown and cannot …

appleApple will pay $38 billion in tax and repatriate about $250 billion

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Apple announced a new set of investments to support the American economy and its workforce, concentrated in three areas where Apple has had the greatest impact on job creation: direct employment by Apple, spending and investment with Apple’s domestic suppliers …

climate changeImproved analysis of global warming means no catastrophe this century but serious to bad is possible

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The UU.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) worst-case predictions of an increase of 4.5 degrees Celsius by 2100 are too high according to a new climate study. University of Exeter Peter Cox and his fellow researchers have a new …

risksIridium CEO believes Spacex not at fault for loss of secret Zuma satellite

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US taxpayers may end up paying for the missing secret satellite launched by SpaceX that crashed into the ocean earlier this month. it was part of a classified U.S. government mission called Zuma. The CEO of Iridium has tweeted (as …

cancerCombining the best results of 18 different cancer algorithms boosts treatability from 60% to over 80%

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Scientists in Singapore have made a unique discovery about how to treat cancers – when it comes to pinpointing cancer treatment targets, it is better to listen to many computer programmes rather than just one. Researchers have developed an advanced …

artificial intelligenceSingapore creates AI, robotics, data analytics and IoT lab

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Under a five-year partnership, Singtel, NTU Singapore and the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF Singapore) will establish a S$42.4 million corporate lab, to be called Singtel Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Lab for Enterprises ([email protected]), to develop applications for use in …

artificial intelligenceGoogle AutoML makes adding AI as simple as drag and drop

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The goal of Google Cloud was to lower the barrier of entry and make AI available to the largest possible community of developers, researchers and businesses. Google is introducing Cloud AutoML to make AI accessible to every business. Cloud AutoML …

californiaCalifornia high speed rail is doomed and ultimately will cost $19.5 billion to repay in bonds including interest

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The cost of the 119 mile Central Valley section has now officially gone up to $10.6 billion. California does not have budgeted money to finish. California has to find extra money for that section. California High Speed Rail Authority will …