Degrowth & Economics — Are They Incompatible?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 12:00:57 +0000

DegrowthThere’s a line in a Paul Simon song that goes like this: “There’s too many people on the bus from the airport, too many holes in the crust of the earth. The planet groans every time it registers another birth.” Recently, we the people of Earth celebrated the news that there are now 8 billion […]

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LG Chem To Build $3 Billion Battery Cathode Factory In Tennessee

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 08:10:03 +0000

LG Chem TennesseeThe Inflation Reduction Act continues to drive new investment in America, just as it was intended to do. LG Chem announced this week it will build a new $3 billion cathode manufacturing facility in Clarksville, Tennessee. When complete, it will be the largest factory of its kind in the United States. The Clarksville facility will […]

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Taxes on EVs Cut, Incentives Added in Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 07:57:55 +0000

Import tariffs and the Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) will be cut on electric vehicles costing below $84,000 (AUD) in Australia. It is an exciting time to be watching the surge in EV ownership taking place as Labor makes good on its election promises. Taxes on EVs cut, incentives added — the electric future is bright. […]

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Ford Motor Company Partners With Manufacture 2030 To Enhance Supply Chain Sustainability

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 12:00:58 +0000

Ford Motor Company and Manufacture 2030 recently established a strategic alliance to support Ford’s suppliers in achieving their carbon reduction targets in support of Ford’s objective to become carbon neutral globally by 2050 and in Europe by 2035. Ford was one of the first American automakers to sign up for Manufacture 2030 and the first […]

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Zero-Emission Vehicle Adoption Is Accelerating, But Stronger Push Is Needed

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 02:15:34 +0000

At this year’s COP27 held in Egypt, the BloombergNEF (BNEF) research company released its study for the 2022 Zero-Emission Vehicles Factbook. The ZEV Factbook shows that the adoption of zero-emission vehicles has accelerated over the past year across almost all markets and vehicle segments. The finding from the ZEV Factbook shows that global momentum has […]

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Heat Pumps — States & Others Can’t Pass Up The Chance To Electrify Buildings

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 15:51:19 +0000

heat pumpNew building codes in Washington state heavily incentivize electric heat pumps — and they’re good for even the coldest climate there. It’s a trend towards efficient electric heating in new home construction.

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Zero Motorcycles Delivered 300 Electric Motorcycles To Indonesia For G20 Summit In Bali

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 00:37:03 +0000

Zero MotorcyclesDuring the G20 Summit in Bali, the Indonesia government provided Zero Motorcycles as tactical electric vehicles for its security forces. As part of Zero Motorcycles’ commercial line of tactical electric motorcycles, Zero offers police and security motorcycles with customizable options to meet the specific needs of a wide variety of patrol applications. Host-country Indonesia placed […]

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Nuclear Power Plants Scale Down To Pump Out Sustainable H2

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 14:43:13 +0000

nuclear energy SMR Ukraine green hydrogen NuscaleA new small modular reactor pilot project in Ukraine could provide nuclear power plants with new reasons for being, including sustainable hydrogen and ammonia production.

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Dirty Tricks To Save The Amazon

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 14:00:07 +0000

The Amazon Rainforest is one of the world’s largest carbon sinks, and home to a tremendous diversity of animal, plant, and fungal life. Preserving the Amazon should be considered one of our generation’s greatest priorities, if we are to ward off the worst effects of climate change. One man just played a tremendous role in […]

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New Research: Economic Viability Of EVs Is Strong & Improving In Many Developing Countries

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2022 15:00:36 +0000

The World Bank has just released a new research study on how developing countries can transition to electric mobility. The in-depth 228-page study explores cost-effective starting points for developing countries to meet electrification goals and to come in line with a net-zero carbon trajectory. Some of the starting points explored in the research are electric […]

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