WRI: We Predicted Where Violent Conflicts Will Occur in 2020. Water Is Often a Factor

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 22:41:21 +0000

Thousands of people took to the streets of southern Iraq in July 2018. Their anger stemmed from a litany of problems, everything from poor public services to lack of job opportunities to widespread government corruption

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Union of Concerned Scientists: Inequitable Exposure to Air Pollution From Vehicles in the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 18:58:14 +0000

Asian American, African American, and Latino residents in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region are exposed to substantially more air pollution from cars, trucks, and buses than other demographic groups

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Anheuser-Busch InBev’s South African Breweries Goes Electric With The Mitsubishi Fuso eCanter

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 18:34:45 +0000

by Hideki Machida.Anheuser-Busch InBev’s South African BreweriesSouth African Breweries (SAB), part of the ABInBev family, launched its first electric commercial vehicle at its Chamdor Brewery in Krugersdorp on the 16th of January. Many thanks to Hideki Machida, who attended the launch event and shared some lovely pictures of SAB’s new eCanter with CleanTechnica

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Like An Angel Is Pushing You From Behind

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 19:43:53 +0000

climate change were a gameAs a CEO of a large global automaker, you have a huge problem of existential dimensions. If you don’t solve it, it’s not just your job that’s lost, but you will be remembered as the person who is responsible for a century-long proud legacy ending

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US Electricity: Solar Up 15%, Wind Up 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 03:00:23 +0000

“Small-scale solar photovoltaics (e.g., rooftop solar systems) alone grew by 19.22% YTD. Compared to all other energy sources, solar-generated electricity has enjoyed the fastest growth rate thus far in 2019.” Natural gas generation grew by 6.71%, nuclear energy generation grew by 0.8%, and coal-generated electricity generation declined by 14.46%

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Raindrops On White Tesla Model Y Performance (Spy Video), + Different Tesla Model Y Designs Raise Questions

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 02:00:44 +0000

The Model Y is the next technologically brilliant, useful vehicle that Tesla is putting into production for the masses to adopt, something in between the Tesla Model X and Tesla Model 3. It is like a mild but active middle child, needing little attention as it jumps into the flow of things

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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 22:13:47 +0000

It seems like a lifetime ago when at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, I watched more than 100 heads of state and government queue to sign the original documents of the Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Biodiversity Convention and Agenda 21. Negotiations had been tough, and some leaders were more enthusiastic than others

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California Offers Up To $9,500 To Purchase Used Or New Electric Vehicle, Focus On Lower-Income Motorists

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 22:58:08 +0000

I understand income barriers. So, bravo to California for helping those who want to change afford to change. California’s new electric vehicle (EV) incentives for the lower income help them improve air quality and fight climate change by going electric. They can now get $9,500 in EV incentives in certain regions, or even $14,000 if you add in state incentives and all requirements are met

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Tesla Roadster to 2012 Model S to 2022 Cybertruck (Reflections & Videos)

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 21:21:59 +0000

Tesla Roadster Cynthia ShahanI became more aware of electric cars around 2013, but it was a few years later when conversations popped up with more people who were interested in electric cars, and in particular Tesla (and Elon Musk). Then, from diverse directions, old and young mentioned Tesla. I began sensing the rise of a new kind of techno folk hero

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