The Disastrous Consumption of Americans

The USA wastes resources like hardly any other country on earth. And there is no end in sight. Why this is so – and why Germany is better than many people when it comes to climate protection. “You need a bag?” – this friendly question about a bag is not only standard at supermarket checkouts […]

UPA guarantees supply, but warns of a “perfect storm” in the field

Ramos has appealed to the need for part of the European recovery funds to go to the primary sector. “Funds can be dedicated to ensure that we can maintain a food supply at normal levels. It is an opportunity, because the livestock sector needs help now. For his part, Javier Alejandre, member of the technical […]

What Bitburger is doing against climate change

Düsseldorf Beer has been brewed in tranquil Bitburg for over 200 years. Bitburger is the number one draft beer brand in this country. The water, hops and brewing barley for the malt come mainly from the region. But climate change has meanwhile also affected the Eifel. “Extreme weather such as heavy rain and drought hit […]

Scientists: A mutation in the coronavirus protein bypasses antibodies

PHOTO: Pixabay The emergence of new variants of SARS-CoV-2 with mutations in the S-protein that confer resistance may jeopardize the effectiveness of vaccines, scientists from the University of Göttingen, Germany said. Their study was published in the journal Nature. The authors of the article investigated the penetration into cells with antibodies of the coronavirus variant […]

Interview with Apple sustainability boss Lisa Jackson

The newly acquired suppliers have undertaken to ensure that a total of nine gigawatts of new production capacity for renewable energies is created, according to the group. In an interview with Handelsblatt, Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president for the environment, politics and social initiatives, said there were still hundreds left. “But we were able to […]

Flexible, stretchable battery moves like snake scales

Am Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials entwickelt A team of researchers from the Nanomechanics Department of the Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM) has developed a stretchable battery that is modeled on snake scales and can be bent and stretched like a snake. The research results were open access online in Soft Robotics […]

Ifixit: Face ID stops working if you replace your Iphone 13 screen

Ifixit has disassembled the Iphone 13, and documents the various hardware changes in Apple’s new phone models. Among the news is something that can be controversial. Namely, it seems that the screen and phone are connected via serial numbers with the result that Face ID completely stops working if you replace the screen without having […]

▷ Appointment note: The house of the future is now in Freiburg

22.09.2021 – 12:41 Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Freiburg im Breisgau (ots) On September 24, 2021, Buggi 52, an eight-story wooden residential and commercial building, will be presented in Freiburg. The house is the first FSC-certified building in Germany and sets standards for climate-friendly building. Climate-friendly building, especially in urban areas, is one of the key […]