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 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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Opaque To Transparent Solar Photovoltaics — Have Koreans Identified The Ideal Tech To Transform Windows Into Solar Power Producers?

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 04:50:28 +0000

Solar And Light, Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnicaCleanTechnica has previously covered transparent, two-layer solar film, but time flies — that was mostly back in 2012 and 

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A Tesla With Autopilot On Drives ~6.4× More Miles Before An Accident Than Average US Car

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:51:27 +0000

Tesla has released its Autopilot Safety Report for Q4 of 2019, and the results are again positive for Tesla, but also more complicated than they may seem on first glance. Let’s dive into the numbers quickly first

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