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energyTechnological and Societal Innovation is key to beating poverty

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Bill Gates the challenge of eliminating extreme poverty, which used to be defined as living on less than a $1.90 per day. The World Bank remains committed to achieving the goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Innovation is the …

chinaChina adds nuclear energy and US courts allow state subsidy laws

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The Haiyang 2 AP1000 in China is the fourth AP1000 nuclear energy reactor to be connected to the electricity grid. Sanmen 1 became the first AP1000 to begin commercial operation in September, 2018. China has 1750 Gigawatts of power generation. …

batteriesTesla has Chinese land for 500,000 car per year Gigafactory 3

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Tesla has 1300 acres plot of land at the Shanghai Lingang Equipment Industrial Zone for building a 500,000 car per year Gigafactory 3. Tesla will be able to build a Chinese Gigafactory as large as the Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. …

europeOvzon fourth client SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches

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Swedish company, Ovzon, has entered into an agreement with SpaceX for launch of Ovzon’s first GEO satellite. The launch is expected to take place no earlier than Q4 2020. The next step for the company is to finalize the procurement …

economyUSA number one in economic competitiveness for the first time in ten years

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The United States is the top ranking country in the World Economic Forum 2018 competitiveness rankings. The USA has not been number one in competitiveness since 2008. At the heart of the competitiveness agenda is the recognition that economic growth …

climate changeWhere is the climate fall of France to trigger WW2 scale climate mobilization ?

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The Paris Agreement was empty goals with empty and insufficient promises followed by less action and even less results. The IPCC 2018 is calling for a larger than WW2 economic mobilization and transformation without the equivalent of a climate fall …

citiesWorld is adding two Tokyo metro areas of city population every year

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The World is urbanizing at 1.46 million people per week. In 2018 about 55% of the world’s population is living in cities. 87% of this urbanization is happening in Asia and Africa. 63% is in Asia. Asia is adding 920,000 …

futureWhat will be the big changes from 2018 to 2028?

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Over the last ten or so years there have been technological changes to our daily lives and there have been noticeable changes to our world. Eleven years ago there was the introduction of the iPhone. Airbnb started in 2008. Uber …

energyIs the Big Insane Ask easier?

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What is the purpose of the UN IPCC climate reports when they have insane economics and do not provide any remotely reasonable action plans, goals or priorities? There are many simpler steps that can be taken that can pay for …

artificial intelligenceChina plan to win AI with lots of money, data and easy regulations

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China wants to integrate four areas for stronger AI. China will use abundant data, hungry entrepreneurs, many AI scientists, and AI-friendly policy. 29 U.S. states have enacted their own laws regulating autonomous vehicles. And governors in 10 states have issued …