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Surging waves threaten Aussie coastline, warns researchers

China.dot.org 15 Jun 2021
This caused a range of impacts, including longer and more frequent marine heatwaves, coral bleaching such as in the Great Barrier Reef, and provided an energy source for more powerful storms ... Mangroves and salt marshes, for example, are vulnerable to increases in wave energy when combined with rises in sea levels.
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Surging waves threaten Australia coastline, warns researcher

Straits Times 15 Jun 2021
This caused a range of impacts, including longer and more frequent marine heatwaves, coral bleaching such as in the Great Barrier Reef, and provided an energy source for more powerful storms ... Mangroves and salt marshes, for example, are vulnerable to increases in wave energy when combined with rises in sea levels.
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Children who eat more ultra-processed food gain weight more quickly, study suggests

The Citizens 15 Jun 2021
Ultra-processed foods tend to be more energy-dense and nutritionally poorer. They often have high levels of sugar, salt and saturated fats but low levels of protein, dietary fiber and micronutrients, and they are aggressively marketed by the food industry, the study said ... He was not involved in the research ... .
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The rush to ‘go electric’ comes with a hidden cost: destructive lithium mining | Thea Riofrancos

The Guardian 14 Jun 2021
As the world moves towards electric cars and renewable grids, demand for lithium is wreaking havoc in northern Chile The Atacama salt flat is a majestic, high-altitude expanse of gradations of white and grey, peppered with red lagoons and ringed by towering volcanoes.
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The rush to ‘go electric’ comes with a hidden cost: destructive lithium mining

The Observer 14 Jun 2021
The Atacama salt flat is a majestic, high-altitude expanse of gradations of white and grey, peppered with red lagoons and ringed by towering volcanoes ... I had come to the salt flat to research an emerging environmental dilemma ... To do so, energy systems around the world must transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
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Macquarie closes debt investment in 120-MW CSP portfolio in Spain

Renewables Now 14 Jun 2021
All three are equipped with energy storage in molten salts. The portfolio is owned and managed by Madrid-based investment fund manager Q-Energy, which acquired the facilities last year.
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UNLV’s latest solar masterpiece worth a look

Las Vegas Sun 14 Jun 2021
Department of Energy’s annual Solar ... Its green features include an energy-efficient HVAC system that incorporates heat-absorbing liquified salt, a solar thermal tube array that replaces a traditional water heater, and a design that fills the home with soft, natural lighting.
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Garrett Griffeth and Courtney McCool Griffeth left Utah gymnastics for LSU. Where does that leave ...

Deseret News 14 Jun 2021
Utah gymnastics volunteer coach Courtney McCool Griffeth and gymnast Jillian Hoffman react after Hoffman’s floor performance during the Red Rocks Preview at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec ... Their energy is infectious and character is impeccable.” The Red Rocks are more than familiar with all that.
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Pentagon officials hope conserving salt marshes can protect SC military bases

The Post and Courier 14 Jun 2021
In hopes of mitigating the damages caused by climate change, a group of regional government and military officials, including some from South Carolina, have launched an initiative aimed at conserving a 1 million-acre stretch of salt marsh — nearly the size of Grand Canyon National Park — that stretches from Northeast Florida to North Carolina.
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Study: As the Oceans Warm, Wave Intensity May Increase

The Maritime Executive 14 Jun 2021
This has a range of impacts, including longer and more frequent marine heatwaves, coral bleaching, and providing an energy source for more powerful storms ... Mangroves and salt marshes, for example, are particularly vulnerable to increases in wave energy when combined with sea level rise.
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OUT WEST ROUNDUP | US sued to protect desert tortoise; Wyoming to get nuclear reactor

Colorado Politics 13 Jun 2021
SALT LAKE CITY — A coalition of conservation groups on June 4 sued the U.S ... The plant featuring a sodium reactor and molten salt energy storage system will perform better, be safer and cost less than traditional nuclear power, Microsoft co-founder and TerraPower founder and chairman Bill Gates said ... Energy & Environment.
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Shanghai Electric Makes Significant Progress on the CSP Tower and Parabolic Trough Plant in Mohammed ...

The Eastern Herald 12 Jun 2021
The molten salt tank system is the answer to the challenges of thermal energy storage. Thermal energy storage realized by molten salt systems enables power generation on cloudy days, or long night after sunset, with high operating efficiency and low capital costs per kilowatt-hour.
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Around the nation

Decatur Daily 12 Jun 2021
The Salt Lake Tribune on how Utah could be a leader in green energy, and why it likely won't. ... Innovations and economies of scale, along with freely made decisions of purchasers and investors, are pointing a clear path to a future where sustainable sources of energy — solar, wind, geothermal — make more sense.
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Lithium major Albemarle to boost extraction in search for green growth

Mining Weekly 11 Jun 2021
Albemarle is introducing a way of extracting more of the lithium that’s normally captured in salts, thereby lifting yields to 80% to 85% from 50% to 55%, CEO Kent Masters said in an interview.
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Alexander: In Utah, they don’t limit the noise for Jazz games

LA Daily News 11 Jun 2021
Tuesday night’s Game 1 in Salt Lake City drew 18,007, and the energy and noise certainly didn’t hurt the Jazz in their 112-109 victory, a game in which Utah missed 20 consecutive shots at one point in the first half but took advantage of the Clippers’ weary legs in the second half ... Salt Lake City says ‘Sup to PG tonight.

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