Dubai to build world’s largest waste-to-energy plant

Dubai to build world's largest waste-to-energy plant

What do you do when you have too much garbage but not enough energy? Convert one into the other. That’s the thinking behind the waste-to-energy plants that are beginning to pop up around the globe, and now the Government of Dubai has announced plans to build the world’s largest.

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CNN blames Apple for mishap that saw users receive multiples of the same push notification

CNN blames Apple for mishap that saw users receive multiples of the same push notification

CNN is blaming Apple for a bug that seemingly caused Apple News users to receive multiples of the same push notification for a CNN story. The story in question is a CNN report about the firing of the worker who triggered the false ballistic missile alert in Hawaii earlier this month.

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Radio War Nerd Episode 76 — Robert Parry on Lost History and the Death of US Journalism

Radio War Nerd Episode 76 — Robert Parry on Lost History and the Death of US Journalism

The War Nerd’s interview with guest, journalist and author Robert Parry, one of the original crusading investigative journalists who broke the Iran-Contra and Contra-cocaine stories in the 80s, the October Surprise— and experienced first-hand the crushing of independent investigative journalism from Reagan through today. Starts at 33:30. (Mar. 20, 2017)

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‘Pornographically’ dancing foreigners should be deported, not jailed, lawyer says

'Pornographically' dancing foreigners should be deported, not jailed, lawyer says

Ten Westerners including two Canadian women arrested in Cambodia for allegedly posting photos on social media showing themselves engaged in sexually suggestive dancing may have offended local standards of morality, but should be expelled from the country rather than jailed, their lawyer said Tuesday.

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Regulator Wants 80 Percent Clean Energy In Arizona By 2050

Regulator Wants 80 Percent Clean Energy In Arizona By 2050

A state regulator wants the majority of Arizona’s electricity to come from clean energy sources by 2050.On Tuesday, Arizona Corporation Commissioner Andy Tobin released a plan that would give Arizona one of the most aggressive renewable energy goals in the country: 80 percent by 2050. The state’s current target is 15 percent by 2025.The proposal encourages more battery storage, biomas-related fuels, energy efficiency and new infrastructure for electric vehicles. It also aims to better align Arizona’s renewable energy mix with demand.

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BP becomes latest oil giant to invest in electric vehicle charging

BP becomes latest oil giant to invest in electric vehicle charging

BP, the British oil company, announced today an investment in a US-based electric vehicle charging station manufacturer in order to trial charging technology at its own retail sites by the end of the year. Oil companies have been increasingly interested in electric vehicle charging as they start to see electric vehicles slowly taking over the car industry.

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PUTIN: ‘There were instances of doping’ among Russian Olympic athletes, but everybody does it

PUTIN: 'There were instances of doping' among Russian Olympic athletes, but everybody does it

Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted on Tuesday that there were "instances of doping use" by Russian athletes, but claimed the issue was a common practice worldwide. He criticized what he views as the undue scrutiny placed solely on Russia. CNN reported that in a speech delivered to his supporters in Moscow on Tuesday, Putin said "there were instances of doping use, true — I want the audience to know this and the whole country to know this."

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US teens charged with knowingly exposing severely allergic classmate to pineapple

US teens charged with knowingly exposing severely allergic classmate to pineapple

Three teenage girls are facing criminal charges in the United States after knowingly exposing a classmate with a severe pineapple allergy to the fruit, police say. A 14-year-old is accused of rubbing pineapple on her own hand and then high-fiving the girl with the allergy during a lunch period at Butler Intermediate High School in Butler, Pennsylvania, on December 13. The victim, also 14, was transported to Butler Memorial Hospital, where she was treated and released, The Associated Press reported.

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