$10bn of precious metals dumped each year in electronic waste, says UN | Environment

At least $10bn (£7.9bn) worth of gold, platinum and other precious metals are dumped every year in the growing mountain of electronic waste that is polluting the planet, according to a new UN report. A record 54m tonnes of “e-waste” was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21% in five years, Continue Reading

Greta Thunberg hits out at leaders who use her fame to ‘look good’ | Environment- Tempemail

Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg has hit out at world leaders for wanting to be pictured with her to “look good”. The 17-year-old became a global star thanks to her activism, and gave a powerful speech at the United Nations climate change summit in September in which she told world leaders: Continue Reading

Seasteading – a vanity project for the rich or the future of humanity? | Environment

A white steel pole rises out of the sea off the Caribbean coast of Panama, poking above the waves like the funnel of a sunken steamship. Launched into the water last month, this is no shipwreck, but the base of what will soon become a floating home and, in the Continue Reading

Origin Energy is shifting its SAP environment to run on AWS – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

Origin Energy has shifted its SAP customer management environment to run on AWS instead of on-premises, halving its system operating costs in the process. The utility revealed last month it is 60 percent through a project to transition most of its systems to public cloud, which it expects to finish Continue Reading

The Fed deserves the praise for America’s jobs turnaround. But Trump benefits | Business- Tempemail

The political obituaries of Donald Trump were all prepared. At the end of a week that has seen American cities convulsed by protests over the killing of George Floyd, the president would be faced with an increase in unemployment worse than anything seen in the Great Depression. Well, it didn’t Continue Reading

New nuclear technologies to be examined in planning Australia’s energy mix | Australia news

The Morrison government has flagged examining “emerging nuclear technologies” as part of Australia’s energy mix in the future in a new discussion paper kicking off the process of developing its much-vaunted technology investment roadmap. Facing sustained pressure to adopt a 2050 target of net zero emissions, pressure it is continuing Continue Reading

Securing hybrid cloud environment and SOC seen as key trends: Trend Micro- Tempemail

Read Article Trend Micro recently held its inaugural virtual regional partner conference, PartnerTRENDs 2020. At the event, the company observed and highlighted two trends: the need to secure the hybrid cloud environment and the need to secure the security operations centers (SOC). The negative economic impact forced upon businesses by Continue Reading

Post lockdown environment – shift in consumer behaviour towards insurance and increase in adoption of digital technologies- Tempemail

Read Article Lockdown due to Covid-19 has certainly been challenging for individuals and businesses across the world. What appeared as a flu in the first instance has exploded to become one of the worst pandemics in the world. It has drastically affected economies, lives and livelihood of people across the Continue Reading

Could Microsoft’s climate crisis ‘moonshot’ plan really work? | Environment

Microsoft drew widespread praise in January this year after Brad Smith, the company’s president, announced their climate “moonshot”. While other corporate giants, such as Amazon and Walmart, were pledging to go carbon neutral, Microsoft vowed to go carbon negative by 2030, meaning they would be removing more carbon from the Continue Reading

Covid-19 is temporary, but attention to the environment must be permanent- Tempemail

We’re living in a society where we’re constantly encouraged to do ‘better for the planet’. And I don’t disagree. But we’re at a point of inflection when a lot of people don’t know what’s best for the planet. From fake news to real news – it’s information overload everywhere you Continue Reading