From #FOMO to #JOMO
For many, social media can present envy-induced anxiety often referred to as FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). Discover why some are opting out of jam-packed weekends for a quieter experience or JOMO (Joy of Missing Out).
Australia's plans for a huge increase in its production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) are being dealt a big blow by a series of production delays, as energy companies struggle with technical problems and cost overruns, according to Reuters.
Large web companies and data center operators are increasingly deploying water-cooled systems to cool computing and data storage systems, according to Datacenter Dynamics.
According to Reuters, China's top steelmaking city has ordered many of its industrial factories to curb production or even close for as long as four months through March in a bid to clear the skies of smog.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs at least $100 billion more to finance India’s goals for clean energy even after his government’s policies brought in record investment in wind and solar power stations, according to Bloomberg.
Himalayan rivers have become the new flash point in the bitter India-Pakistan conflict, according to Bloomberg, providing the latest diplomatic weapon in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s push to isolate Islamabad.
According to the Wall Street Journal, farmers in the U.S. are pouring out tens of millions of gallons of excess milk, amid a massive glut that has slashed prices and has filled warehouses with cheese.
Semi-finished aluminum goods in China are being turned back into metal, according to Reuters, highlighting a glut in supply that casts doubt on the sustainability of a price rally this year.
Grass-fed beef, once a niche market, is now sold at ballgames, convention centers and nearly every Walmart in the U.S., according to the Wall Street Journal.
According to Financial Times, a set of community-owned wind turbines on the Scottish island of Gigha is about to be joined by a less dynamic but potentially more important electrical innovation: a battery.
According to the Wall Street Journal, some of the world’s largest energy companies are saddled with historically high debt levels as they struggle with low crude prices, raising worries about their ability to pay dividends and find new barrels.
Sales of propane-powered vehicles are on the rise in the U.S., according to Bloomberg. The increase is especially noticeable among companies that operate fleet vehicles that would normally be powered by diesel.