St. Louis Initiates Electric Transition

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 21:43:13 +0000

Courtesy of NRDC. By Kelly Blynn, Stefan Schaffer  This blog was co-authored with Maurice Muia, Climate Advisor to the City of St. Louis. St. Louis continues to set a brisk pace on its path toward clean transportation: In February, Mayor Lyda Krewson signed an executive order that formally begins the transition for the city fleet, requiring city […]

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How Cities Are Electrifying The Auto Market — Carsharing

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 20:09:55 +0000

It’s no secret that transportation is the largest source of carbon emissions in the United States. So it’s not surprising that, besides promoting the use of public transit, biking, and walking, cities are also embracing electric vehicles (EVs) in their quest to cut carbon emissions. But some are thinking outside of the box: In addition to electrifying municipal fleets, many of […]

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DJI: 500 People Saved by Small Drones So Far

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 20:15:55 +0000

To show the good small drones are doing, DJI has an online map and counter showing how many people have been saved by drone operators. According to the company, drones have not only found missing people so others could rescue them, but they have also brought supplies to trapped survivors and found people through smoke and darkness who were unconscious

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2020: Watt a Year for Building Electrification!

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 21:29:01 +0000

While 2020 brought a host of challenges to the country, many states and cities still forged ahead with actions to address the climate impacts of a stubborn sector: buildings. Across the United States, local leaders are acknowledging the climate, economic, and health impacts of burning fossil fuels in buildings and accelerating the transition to modern, clean electric appliances

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EPA Awards $2.23 Million For “Clean Diesel” Projects … Seriously.

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 18:22:58 +0000

If you thought “clean diesel” was a scam long left in our automotive past, you haven’t met the Donald Trump “Environmental Protection Agency” being run by former fossil fuel lobbyist Andrew Wheeler

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Top US States for Percentage of Electricity from Solar

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:15:28 +0000

This report ranks US states according to the percentage of their electricity that comes from solar

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Top Solar States Per Capita 2012 vs. 2020 — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 02:44:47 +0000

After digging into an old spreadsheet to create a new report on top solar power states per capita, it crossed my mind to compare the results from the first half of 2020 with the results from 2012, which is the last time I had published such a report before today

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Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 23:23:41 +0000

If you’ve been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I’m returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states

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Whoosh! Wind Power Wins, Pipelines Implode In Fossil Fuel Week From Hell

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:15:55 +0000

wind power transmission lineNew wind power project sails ahead while fossil fuel stakeholders come to grips with record breaking heat and a fresh round of COVID-19 lockdowns

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