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Study confirms €1T green hydrogen potential for Africa

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Africa can produce 50 million tons of green hydrogen a year by 2035, according to a new study by the European Investment Bank (EIB), International Solar Alliance and the African Union, with the support of the Government of Mauritania, HyDeal and UCLG Africa.

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U-M researchers challenge USPS EV environmental study

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A new University of Michigan study finds that making the switch to all-electric mail-delivery vehicles would lead to far greater reductions in greenhouse gas emissions than previously estimated by the US Postal Service (USPS). The Postal Service has not commented on the U-M study. Earlier post.). The USPS estimate was 10.3

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HEI launches two new non-tailpipe particulate emission studies

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The Health Effects Institute (HEI) has launched two new studies funded under RFA 21-1, Quantifying Real-World Impacts of Non-Tailpipe Particulate Matter Emissions. The new studies are: Improved Characterization of the Real-World Contributions and Impacts of Non-tailpipe Particulate Matter Emissions ,” led by Greg Evans, University of Toronto.

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NTT to study hydrogen transportation through existing pipelines

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NTT Anode Energy Corporation announced a joint research and development project to study safety measures for the mass transportation of hydrogen through existing pipeline infrastructure. Utilizing existing pipeline infrastructure can solve these issues, and this new study represents the next step in this model’s proof-of-concept process.

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NPD study finds substantial mineral resources on Norwegian shelf

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In this resource assessment, we’ve estimated how much of the various minerals might be found on the seabed in the studied area. Of the metals found on the seabed in the study area, magnesium, niobium, cobalt and rare earth minerals are found on the European Commission’s list of critical minerals. million tonnes of titanium 1.9

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ZeroAvia, MHIRJ 1st phase technical study confirms feasibility of hydrogen-electric CRJ aircraft

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As part of the initial technical study conducted alongside Type Certificate holder MHIRJ over the last year, an initial entry-point for a CRJ 700 retrofit with ZeroAvia’s ZA 2000RJ powertrain—confirming maximum takeoff weight, center of gravity and structural allowances—has been identified. Earlier post.)

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Study shows that airborne nanoparticles trigger autophagy in lung cells

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Crandall, the study’s senior author, and his colleagues studied a cellular defense process known as autophagy, which cells use to destroy damaged or abnormal internal materials. The implication of these studies is that autophagy is a defense mechanism that has an upper limit, beyond which it can’t defend the cell any further.

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