High Hopes plans to extract atmospheric CO2 with hot air balloons

A German-Israeli startup has chosen Earth Day to announce its plan to launch an audacious carbon capture plan with balloons. High Hopes believes that its proposed solution will make it easier, and cheaper, to extract large volumes of CO2 from the air. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/high-hopes-balloon-carbon-capture-120057079.html

The Morning After: NASA’s Perseverance rover is making oxygen on Mars

After a relatively quiet few months, all the game movie news came at the same time. No, it’s not another Uncharted delay (that we know of), but a new, reimagined Mortal Kombat movie lands tomorrow. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/the-morning-after-nas-as-perseverance-rover-is-making-oxygen-on-mars-113356990.html

Joe Biden pledges to drastically slash US greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

President Joe Biden announced a new goal to sharply cut down US greenhouse gas emissions this decade. The country’s new mandate is to reduce planet-heating gases by 50 to 52 percent of what the US emitted in 2005. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/22/22394366/joe-biden-pledge-us-greenhouse-gas-emissions-2030

Nikon products receive the “Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021”

TOKYO – Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce that its products have received the “Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021”, sponsored by Germany’s Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen. The Red Dot Design Award is a world-class design competition that has around 65 years of history. via Technology and News Today https://www.nikon.com/news/2021/0422_reddot_01.htm