Bill Gates announces the ‘Breakthrough Energy Coalition’ | EurActiv

EurActiv reports that as COP21 opened in Paris, Bill Gates announced the “Breakthrough energy coalition” uniting the efforts of two dozens of other billionaire philanthropists such as Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos to sponsor energy that doesn’t produce carbon.

Source: Bill Gates announces the ‘Breakthrough Energy Coalition’ | EurActiv

Personally, I’m all for a cleaner planet and protecting the environment but the devil is in the detail. Let’s see what emerges from COP21. The LA Times has already claimed the victory as an Obama success.

Thoughts?

 

‘Holy Grail of rocketry’ achieved, says Amazon and Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos – Sydney Morning Herald

Boeing 747-400 takes off from London Heathrow ...

Boeing 747-400 takes off from London Heathrow Airport (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The SMH reports that Amazon boss and space pioneer, Jeff Bezos, has scored an historic technical achievement.

Source: ‘Holy Grail of rocketry’ achieved, says Amazon and Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos

This is truly a remarkable achievement.

I wonder how many years it will take for commercial airlines to start to take to space?

Thoughts?