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Långsammare skidliftar och mindre konstgjord snö: Franska orter tacklar energikrisen

Skidortschefer i de franska Alperna rusar för att hitta sätt att spara energi som en del av en nationell ansträngning för att minska konsumtionen. I Chamonix, nära Schweiz, om det inte finns några skiåkare , kommer skidliften att gå 10% långsammare. Och om orten får en varning om att kraftförsörjningen inte kan möta efterfrågan kommer Chamonix att bromsa hissarna med 30%.

Absolut Vodka and Ardagh Group co-invest in hydrogen-fired glass furnace

Absolut Vodka is to become the first global spirits brand to switch to a partially hydrogen-energy-fired glass furnace for large-scale production in a significant step to reduce CO2 emissions from making its iconic bottles. The hydrogen initiative is an important milestone for Absolut Vodka to become completely CO2 neutral by 2030. A prerequisite for achieving this goal is to reduce the carbon footprint of its glass packaging.

Burning fossil fuel once caused a mass extinction – now we risk another

Budleigh Salterton, on the south coast of Devon, sits above the most terrifying cliffs on Earth. They are not very high. Even if you do not want to stand under them, they are not very prone to collapse. The horror takes a different form. It’s in the story they tell. Because they capture the moment when life on Earth almost ended.

The USGS just debuted a complete remaking of the water cycle diagram—with humans as headliners

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) water cycle diagram is still used by hundreds of thousands of students in the United States and worldwide. It’s also the basis for many, many spin-off diagrams.

If the stock exchange were a person, we would have ended the acquaintance

According to a classic expression, the stock market is driven by two emotions: fear and greed. The phrase has become worn out because it is true. The saying indicates that what happens on the stock market is connected to the human psyche – a collective mirror image of the soul. It’s not a pretty sight, anyway.