Interest and Adoption of Sustainable Investing Continue to Grow

Full article: https://www.morganstanley.com/ideas/sustainable-investing-growing-interest-and-adoption Plastic waste reduction, climate change, community development—investors care strongly about environmental and social issues, and that’s reflected in their ever-growing interest in sustainable investing. But the number adopting sustainable investing, while growing, still lags, according to the Institute for Sustainable Investing’s 2019 “Sustainable Signals” report, which surveyed 1,000 active individual U.S. investors. While a majority […]

Bitcoin’s climate change impact may be much smaller than we thought

Bitcoin mining consumed enough electricity last year to release carbon emissions on a par with Estonia, according to a study that suggests the climate change impact of the cryptocurrency isn’t as bad as previously thought. TECHNOLOGY 20 November 2019 By Adam Vaughan Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2224037-bitcoins-climate-change-impact-may-be-much-smaller-than-we-thought/#ixzz678Jtkz7i Past research has suggested that the emissions from mining bitcoin – where computing […]

Elon Musk unveils Tesla’s ‘cybertruck’ – an electric pickup truck

Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s Cybertruck in California yesterday evening, but the vehicle’s windows smashed during a demonstration of how hard it was meant to be to break them. TECHNOLOGY 22 November 2019 By Donna Lu Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2224501-elon-musk-unveils-teslas-cybertruck-an-electric-pickup-truck/#ixzz678ISOqYU The futuristic-looking electric pickup truck is made from a stainless steel alloy also used for SpaceX’s rockets. “It is literally […]

AI recreates videos people are watching by reading their minds

Artificial intelligence is getting better at reading your mind. An AI could guess what videos people were watching purely from their brainwaves. TECHNOLOGY 26 November 2019 By Matthew North Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2224866-ai-recreates-videos-people-are-watching-by-reading-their-minds/#ixzz678HZ5QLw Grigory Rashkov at Russian research firm Neurobotics and his colleagues trained an AI using video clips of different objects and brainwave recordings of people watching them. The recordings […]

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