Appalachia Poised To Be Part Of Shift To Clean Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:45:12 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Ted Boettner  For over 150 years, the Appalachian region has provided the cheap energy that has powered the nation to become an industrial giant and build a middle class. At the same time, the enormous wealth pulled from the hills of Appalachia largely enriched other parts […]

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Minnesota Becomes A Clean Cars State

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 13:53:00 +0000

Courtesy of the Office of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. [July 26, St. Paul, MN] — Today, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan celebrated clean car standards taking effect in Minnesota. The new standards, finalized by a notice in the state register today, reduce carbon emissions, create good-paying jobs, […]

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G20 Meeting Leaves Much To Be Desired On Climate Action

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:26:04 +0000

Energy and environment ministers at the Group of 20 meeting of industrialized nations that took place in Naples, Italy, late last week failed to come to a consensus on several key commitments to tackle climate change in their final communique. There were two points in particular that were not agreed upon: one was around phasing […]

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What Would A US–China War Mean For Tesla?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:10:52 +0000

When I was in college, I spent some time in Taiwan doing volunteer work. It was a neat experience to get to know a culture very different from the American and Mexican cultures I grew up with, but car enthusiast me noticed a lot of familiar things. For one, there was a Ford testing facility […]

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Mixed Manufacturer Responses to State EV Subsidies in Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:19:01 +0000

As Australian states introduce measures to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles, manufacturers are giving mixed responses. Basically, the cheaper cars are getting more expensive and the expensive cars are getting cheaper. Bit of an odd situation methinks. The highest selling EV in Australia is the Tesla Model 3 SR+. Two years ago, I paid […]

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The Great Toyota Zero-Emissions Summer Olympics Debacle

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:30:31 +0000

Toyota’s dream of zero emissions vehicles powered by hydrogen and solid state batteries at the Summer Olympics has been a miserable failure.

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Powering Rural Economic Development with Renewables

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:34:19 +0000

We Need Incentives to Help Electric Co-ops Replace their Coal Plants

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TikTokers Expose Horrors of Florida’s Choice to Dump Toxic Wastewater into Tampa Bay

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 13:38:53 +0000

I’m an avid user of TikTok and often find interesting things, funny things, and sometimes even topics to write about for CleanTechnica there. This past week I found a few videos from folks in Tampa Bay on my For You Page (FYP), which is the app’s version of a home feed area where the algorithm […]

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We Cannot Short-Change Transit—Not Now

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:00:11 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Deron Lovaas  Given the urbanization of our nation, the overdue focus on racial inequity and the threat of climate change, our nation needs to invest much, much more in cleaner transportation options, especially public transit. While some in Congress recognize this imperative, news reports indicate that a bipartisan […]

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30 Million Solar Homes Initiative Promises 1.77 Million Jobs

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 12:45:11 +0000

The 30 Million Solar plan would create 1.77 million jobs and save utility customers billions.

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