Sun.Oct 24, 2021

Black-hole laser could have quantum computing applications

Physics World

An electromagnetic analogue for a black hole laser – a system that could theoretically amplify Hawking radiation from the event horizon of a black hole and make it observable – has been proposed by Haruna Katayama of Hiroshima University in Japan.

COVID Vaccine Makers Prepare for a Variant Worse than Delta

Scientific American

Companies are updating vaccines and testing them on people to prepare for whatever comes next in the pandemic. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. Health Vaccines

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Incorporating Local Public Health Dynamics into The Rosen/Roback Spatial Equilibrium Model

Environmental and Urban Economics

Imagine if there is an infectious disease that spreads within cities but not across cities. Throughout the COVID crisis, the city specific infection rate has varied across cities at each point in time. In a city facing a rising infection rate, people can adapt by either engaging in costly self protection (self isolating) or through public health interventions such as vaccinating the local population. In this case, public health substitutes for private health protection investments.

10 Green Apps To Help You Live More Sustainably

Earth 911

Most of us strive to use less energy, consume fewer unnecessary products, reduce our contribution. The post 10 Green Apps To Help You Live More Sustainably appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Inspire & Motivate mobile apps Sustainability

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COP26: Clean energy investments must triple by 2030 says IEA

A Greener Life

IEA’s Fatih Birol. By Anders Lorenzen. The International Energy Agency (IEA) has yet again warned that the energy transition to meet net-zero targets is not happening fast enough.

‘Smart bandage’ may help solve a major problem when treating chronic wounds

Frontier Sin

By Conn Hastings, Science writer. A person’s leg wrapped in bandage (not the smart bandage from this research). Image: Nutnaree Saingwongwattana/Shutterstock.com. Maintaining optimal moisture levels could be key in allowing chronic wounds to heal.

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‘It’s anarchic’: Ed Miliband on what COP climate talks are really like

New Scientist

Ed Miliband was the UK’s climate minister at the Copenhagen climate summit in 2009. He talks to Adam Vaughan about the anarchy that ensues during such big events ahead of COP26

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PA Capitol News: Top 10 Stories From Harrisburg Last Week

PA Environment Daily

Because In Politics Everything Is Connected To Everything Else-- -- November 2 Election -- Inquirer: Republican National Committee Chair: ‘Freedom Will Win’ In PA Judicial Elections Next Month -- Inquirer: PA Bar Assn.

'It's anarchic': Ed Miliband on the reality of climate talk like COP26

New Scientist

Ed Miliband was the UK’s climate minister at the Copenhagen climate summit in 2009. He talks to Adam Vaughan about the anarchy that ensues during such big events ahead of COP26

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40 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Here are 40 new stories in the PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

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Sunday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 10.24.21

PA Environment Daily

PA Environment Digest: Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

PA Environment Daily

Opportunities to learn more about environmental and energy issues affecting Pennsylvania for students and adults-- -- PA State Parks Offer Dozens Of Ideas For Using Halloween As A Teaching Opportunity For Students [PaEN] -- PAEP Recognizes Marci Mowery With Karl Mason Award; The Wildlife Leadership Academy With Walter Lyon Award [PaEN] -- High School Juniors Can Now Apply For 2022 Governor’s School For The Sciences [PaEN] -- Ohio River Valley Institute/Edison Electric Institute Webinar: Oct.