Tesla Cars ≠ Pollution … Tesla’s Full Stack Disruption … Model 3 vs. Model Y — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 03:30:20 +0000

Last week’s top stories on CleanTechnica included Andy Miles explaining why Tesla vehicles cut pollution rather than causing more pollution, a rundown of how Tesla’s “full stack disruption” sets it apart from the auto crowd, and yet another comparison of the Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model

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Tesla Model 3 Sales Were Almost Triple The #2 Electric Vehicle’s Global Sales In 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:30:39 +0000

It’s hard to put into perspective just how many sales the Tesla Model 3 inspires worldwide. It’s sometimes hard to convey convincingly why Tesla is highlighted or mentioned on so many CleanTechnica pages. But there’s one general point everyone should understand by now: the Tesla Model 3 is in a league of its own

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China Electric Vehicle Sales — The Light At The End Of The Tunnel?

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:00:44 +0000

After some terrible months (-42% in November), the Chinese plug-in market seems to have finally bottomed out, falling just 22% year over year (YoY) in December, to 149,000 units, with both powertrain technologies dropping. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) suffered less (only -17% YoY) than plug-in hybrids (-45%)

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Tesla 8th Place Among Diverse Employers In Europe

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 23:00:26 +0000

Tesla was recently ranked 8th among diverse employers in Europe. Diversity is something that all employers should strive to embrace. Everyone has gifts and talents, and when we bring a more diverse population into the workplace, we help create a unique way of expressing ourselves in a positive and professional manner

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Machine Learning Experts Issue Call To Arms For Climate Focus

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:30:03 +0000

A new machine learning paper is a must read for anyone engaged in climate action, whether they researchers, technologists, entrepreneurs or policy makers

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Tokyo University of Science Working on Sustainable, Nontoxic, Potassium-Driven Rechargeable Batteries

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:00:49 +0000

https://www.tus.ac.jp/en/mediarelations/archive/20200115001.htmlThe Rocky Mountain Institute recently had a report about batteries powering the era of clean electrification. Batteries have made tremendous progress in recent years, and more diverse battery developments are still in the works. Companies will at some point begin to use other battery technologies beyond lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries

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NASA & NOAA: 2010s Was The Hottest Decade Ever

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:00:05 +0000

NASA and the NOAA have both found that the last decade was the hottest ever recorded

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9th Circuit Court Rules Against Young Plaintiffs In Landmark Climate Suit

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 04:40:39 +0000

Our Children's Trust T ShirtIn 2015, a group of young Americans, some of them only 7 or 8 years old, sued the United States government, claiming the federal government “through its affirmative actions in creating a national energy system that causes climate change, is depriving them of their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property, and has failed to protect essential public trust resources.” That’s according to Our Children’s Trust, which is sponsoring the suit. The “public trust” theory was first conceived by OCT attorney Julia Olson

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Top 3 Advantages of EVs

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 03:53:18 +0000

There are many electric vehicle (EV) advantages, but the top benefit according to EV drivers in survey after survey is the environmental benefit of driving electric. Our friends at Third Row Podcast recently broke that out into three distinct advantages. Those advantages are that they are energy efficient, reduce air pollution, and help prevent climate change

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No More Shortcuts For Climate Action: Brain Games Hints At Way Forward — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 02:26:40 +0000

If the climate action blues get you down, the new Brain Games reboot offers an elixir of hope for humanity to (finally) kick into crisis mode

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