Expect Domestic Violence to Skyrocket After the California Fires End

Credit to Author: Anya Zoledziowski| Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 12:16:10 GMT

Domestic violence reports shot up by almost 300 percent after the Fort McMurray fires in Alberta, one expert said. The climate crisis will only make bad situations worse.

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Tesla Battery Day — A Travel Diary, Day #1: Travelling In The Time Of Corona

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 20:48:57 +0000

My week involves business travel from Germany to Tesla’s headquarters in Fremont, California, during the worst pandemic the world has seen for century

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San Diego Gets Largest US-Airport Electric Shuttle Deployment

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 22:58:00 +0000

ACE Parking has just received 18 electric shuttle buses for the San Diego International Airport, and another 11 are due to arrive by the end of 2020. This is the largest electric shuttle order for an airport in US history according to Endera, the commercial electric vehicle company that is supplying the electric shuttles

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Canada, China, Chile, Finland, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, & Sweden To Collaboratively Grow Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicle Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Deployment

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:08:18 +0000

Noting the climate, economic, jobs and health benefits it would bring, today nine nations on four continents agreed to work collaboratively to grow zero-emission commercial vehicle manufacturing, infrastructure and deployment at home and globally

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California Relies on Incarcerated Women to Fight Wildfires. Then it Abandons Them.

Credit to Author: Lauren Kaori Gurley| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 19:11:45 GMT

The state’s desperate pleas for firefighters overlooks the fact that institutional barriers are preventing thousands of formerly incarcerated women and people of color with firefighting experience from working as full-time professional firefighters.

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A Red State Goes Green — Why Texas Is Adding So Much Solar

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 18:53:45 +0000

In this article, I’ll talk about what Texas is doing with utility-scale solar and how the motivation is different than many other states

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DOE Issues Emergency Order to Alleviate California Power Crisis

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 10:19:06 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Sept. 6 took the rare but drastic action of issuing an emergency order under the Federal Power Act (FPA) to authorize the maximum operation of three natural gas–fired facilities on the California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO’s) grid whose full capability had been stranded by federal air quality and […]

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Broadens Electric Truck Charging Options In North America

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2020 17:44:29 +0000

Volvo Trucks North America has facilitated an important step toward the wide-scale electrification of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in North America through the expansion of charging options for fleet operators

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California Takes A Big First Step Toward Climate Change Adaptation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2020 03:50:28 +0000

California’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) just became the nation’s first regulator to require utilities to better account for the impact of climate change on energy infrastructure and services, ordering them to prioritize it in their planning and operations

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