California Ends New Fracking Pending Results Of Scientific Study

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 02:45:43 +0000

California Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered a halt to all new fracking permits pending a review by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Environmental groups cheered while industry groups predicted dire consequences.

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1.19 Gigawatts Of Solar Power For The Land Of The Gigafactory

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 01:16:40 +0000

solar power Nevada US Air ForceNevada, home of the Tesla EV Gigafactory, is getting a new burst of renewable energy with 1.19 new gigawatts of solar power from the company NV Energy

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Planned Tax Increase For BEVs In Denmark Scrapped — Sales Surging

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 01:05:49 +0000

Denmark Planned Tax Increase For BEVs Scrapped — Hurray! Tax Increase For ICEVs Scrapped Too — What

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Trump’s Tariffs Cost Americans 62,000 Solar Jobs

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:26:51 +0000

Trump’s tariffs have harmed Americans by raising prices, cutting jobs, and losing the US billions in investment opportunities. From 2017–2021, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) expects 62,000 fewer jobs in the solar industry — which is more than the entire US coal mining industry

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BMW Group Joins “Getting to Zero Coalition” — 1st Carmaker To Do So

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:16:51 +0000

Being superbly happy with the performance, and yes, the style of the BMW i3 that I drive, it’s nice to hear BMW is continuing to focus on manufacturing electric cars in a green way. The company actually operates a sustainability strategy that exists along the entire value chain, supporting sustainability more deeply than in the cars or car factories themselves

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Solar Simplified Takes A Look Into Consumer Attitudes Around Climate Change

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 19:15:17 +0000

Solar Simplified SurveyA recent Solar Simplified survey dove into the topic of climate change and what we think we can do about it. Solar Simplified surveyed 5,000 people across the United States in order to understand their nuanced approaches, or lack of any approach, in daily life

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Honolulu Makes History With Comprehensive Plastic Bill!

Credit to Author: Andrea Bertoli| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:04:35 +0000

Last night in Honolulu, we made history: Bill 40, a comprehensive plastic phase-out bill, was approved 7–2 at the Honolulu City Council (the governing body for the island of Oahu). Activists from across the island have been working for nearly a decade to get smart plastic legislation passed in the city and state — the vote last night was nothing short of victorious. This is the strongest plastic phase-out bill in the country, and likely in the world

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Global Carbon Taxes: Are We Paying Enough?

Credit to Author: Ciara Gillan| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 21:11:10 +0000

Last month, the IMF released its Fiscal Monitor, a biannual report on how to mitigate climate change. The report argued that it is possible to switch from a reliance on fossil fuels to cleaner energy and still sustain vigorous economic growth and generate employment. However, for this to take place, countries needed to distribute the costs and benefits in a manner that supported those that really needed it. 

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The Journal of Epidemiology: Linking Air Pollution Nanoparticles & Incident of Brain Tumors

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 18:30:07 +0000

Mahattan traffic Nov. 2019 Cynthia Shahan CleanTechnicaScience and modern biochemistry have all kinds of answers on the brain and human health, but scientific knowledge alone can’t stop air pollution. Those studies can make citizens aware of how compromised we are. They can let us know that air pollution is indeed a threat to the brain’s and body’s core functions. But humans must act on this knowledge to make it truly useful

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