Climate change: Seven technology solutions that could help solve crisis | Science & Tech News

Technological advances, particularly the discovery and use of fossil fuels, have contributed to climate change – but they have also allowed humanity to become aware of our impact on the planet and develop techniques to address global warming.

Ahead of Climate After Covid: A Green Recovery? on Sky News on Thursday night, we look at seven innovations which could help humanity avoid the catastrophic damage which a continued increase in global temperatures could cause:

1. Carbon capture

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The rising average temperature of the Earth is primarily blamed by scientists on man-made emissions of greenhouse gases that trap radiation in the atmosphere which would otherwise escape into space.

Among the most significant greenhouse gases is carbon dioxide (CO2), concentrations of which have increased by almost 50% since the industrial revolution began.

Innovations being used to reduce CO2 emissions include

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How a series of economic misadventures derailed India’s growth story

Why did India take a far bigger COVID-hit to its GDP than other major economies in the world? How and why did the fastest growing economy legitimately aspiring for higher growth and prosperity flounder, ending up in a big economic mess and robbing millions of aspirational Indians of their dream?  

That growth had slowed down even before the pandemic hit and an untimely, unplanned and sudden lockdown delivered the knockout punch is known. That there have been many economic misadventures in the past six years that put a heavy cost is often lost sight of. Those misadventures deserve to be retold and reassessed to save India from a further encore.  

The best way to begin this is to take a close look at the GDP growth ever since the incumbent government took charge. The graph below highlights some of the key misadventures that shocked the Indian economy.

New GDP 2011-12

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Renovations keep Waco-area homes looking better | Waco Today



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A welcoming and bright interior is a trend for many home renovations today. The large opening to the bar provides a good view of the kitchen. Photo by R&R Remodeling and Construction.


Whether you’ve moved into a house that requires work or need to address changes to your existing home, renovations are a part of homeownership.

It could be a sudden necessity, like damage from flooding, or just needing to rework the layout for a growing family.

Those renovations can be large or small, and you may or may not have the skills, tools or time to do the job yourself.

For some people staying at home during the pandemic, that became a time to think about getting some needed renovations started.

JP Pizzio, general manager of Circle Hardware, said business at his store was

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5G Fixed Wireless Access Market Size Worth $88.5 Billion By 2027 | CAGR: 99.3% | Polaris Market Research

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The new published report by Polaris Market Research the global 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) market was valued at USD 389.05 million in 2019 and is expected to reach USD 88.5 billion by 2027 to grow at a CAGR of 99.3% From 2020-2027

The global 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) market size is expected to reach USD 88.5 billion by 2027 according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, by Offering (Hardware, Services); By Demography (Urban, Semi-Urban, Rural); By Application (Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Government) and Region; Segment Forecast, 2020 –2027” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) enables the network providers/operators to offer extremely high-speed broadband connection to even the rural and suburban areas, providing support to the businesses

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4 Ways Technology Has Revolutionized Communication

Technology is progressing quicker than ever. This is especially true in the area of communication. Just fifteen years ago, nobody really knew what a podcast was, let alone how to use it to create content and promote a brand.

From incorporating a business VoIP server to digital television, technology in communication is changing fast. That means it is also giving communicators more options than ever to get their messages out there.

What’s more, it isn’t only broadcasting or content that is feeling the change. The software and machines behind the screens are shifting too. Bringing us things like a team collaboration tool or a chatbot, making life easier, and improving communications for everyone involved.

Tech has pulled us into a new world. What started as cave paintings of hands and animals has turned into GIFs of celebrities and cats. Okay, perhaps in some ways things haven’t changed too much.

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Federal and provincial funding will help support review of Elliot Lake’s public transit system

The City of Elliot Lake will receive over $680,000 in provincial and federal funding to support the expansion and improvement of the Elliot Lake Transit System. 

The announcement came a few days after Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine McKenna and Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure Laurie Scott announced funding for 30 similar projects in central, northern, and southern Ontario.

The municipality made an application to the Public Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Plan aimed at “reviewing and improving overall accessibility and operations for a more reliable and higher quality service provided,” according to a press release issued on Sept. 23. 

The project involves a review existing transit routes and services in addition to a capital review for new route development and schedules as well as a capital plan for implementation. 

“The capital plan will include phased in purchases for fleet, on board equipment for tracking/accessibility, rehabilitations of

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The endless urging to open up is baffling

“More business failures. It means businesses leaving Victoria. It means a sense of hopelessness that I think has crept into Victoria, which I think is bad for people’s mental health. What we need is a plan to get business going again. So people with COVIDSafe plans, where there’s no transmission, why can’t they open?” she asked.

It baffles me anyone could be advocating for the GR in a state with hundreds of deaths and thousands of cases. How can there possibly be a management plan based on local hotspots when we know that COVID-19 is unnervingly mobile, from Bankstown to City Tatts up to the Central Coast? How do you manage a problem like corona?

What humans do in this new abnormal is to self-restrict. We make a decision based on COVID-19 numbers and deaths to minimise our risks. While numbers are up, our desire to go out is down.

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East-West bridge, anti-millage campaign topics for road commission | Local News

TRAVERSE CITY — A look inside a new signal cabinet at the corner of Park and South Airport roads provides an apt image for Grand Traverse County’s changing road system.

It’s complex, said Road Commission Manager Brad Kluczynski, and everything has to work together for traffic to flow smoothly.

“We have all of our signals timed by our consultants, we are actively in the process of programming our controllers, and then we’ll make some runs with staff to see how they’re behaving,” Kluczynski said.

The new signal cabinets are packed with hardware like processors and conflict monitors. These are designed to work with cameras and sensors on the traffic lights themselves, to adjust the timing of light changes on the fly.

Kluczynski will give an update on the new system’s progress at the Road Commission’s meeting Thursday.

He said he’s happy with the product and is looking forward to test-driving

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Clinical Trial Support Services Market Survey Report 2020 Along with Statistics, Forecasts till 2026

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Sep 24, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
The Clinical Trial Support Services Market Research Report 2020 to 2026 presents an in-depth assessment of the Station Clinical Trial Support Services It provides the industry overview with market growth analysis with a historical & futuristic perspective considering the following parameters; cost, revenue, demands, and supply data (as applicable). The bottom-up approach was used to estimate the global market size of Station Clinical Trial Support Services based on end-use applications in the various regions, in terms of USD million. The report covers the historic growth of the market, the impact of the COVID-19, and also forecasts its recovery post-COVID-19. The report also presents forecasts for Clinical Trial Support Services investments from 2020 to 2026.

Top Companies in the Global Clinical Trial Support Services Market
Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Theorem

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Today’s young workforce requires powerful devices: Ashish Sikka



a person sitting at a table: Ashish Sikka, Director - Channel and SMB, Lenovo India.


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Ashish Sikka, Director – Channel and SMB, Lenovo India.

Lenovo has introduced a host of services and solutions enabling Indian SMBs for their current IT needs in this time of pandemic. It has also debuted its latest product offering for SMBs-ThinkBook Plus, “the perfect device solution for the new workforce,” says Ashish Sikka, director – SMB, Lenovo India. “With remote working, there is no constant place of work making device management, security, maintenance, etc, a key priority. With the workforce comprising more GenZ and millennials-the requirements from devices are demanding higher productivity tasked with multitasking and good looks,” he tells Sudhir Chowdhary in an interview. Excerpts:

Have the requirements for businesses changed with the current millennial workforce in play?

The modern workforce known as the multitasking generation, consisting of Gen Z and millennials, are digital natives who constantly strive to do more. They are

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