Northvolt’s Voltpack, Tesla Texas vs. Tesla Tulsa, Synbio — CleanTech Weekly News Show

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 00:41:03 +0000

This is the 9th edition of CleanTechnica’s fairly new weekly news broadcast. This episode covers Tesla gigafactories in Shanghai, Nevada, and potentially Texas and Oklahoma, as well as Northvolt batteries, a Siemens Gamesa wind turbines, Synbio startup Octant, and much more. Have a look

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Electric Vehicles Are Cleaner Than Gasoline Vehicles (New Fact Sheet)

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 03:47:36 +0000

Driving an electric vehicle (EV) results in less global warming emissions than the average gasoline-fueled vehicle. As the US electricity grid gets cleaner (by shifting away from coal and adding solar and wind power), the benefits of EVs compared with gasoline vehicles will continue to grow

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2020 Fire Season & COVID-19 Not A Match Made In Heaven

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 01:12:29 +0000

The inevitable collision of wildfires and COVID-19 keeps me up at night. Not in an abstract sense, but more in a requires-allergy-meds-to-sleep type of way. Too many people are suffering already due to COVID-19, and the quickly approaching wildfire season, worsened by climate change, is going to make things so much worse

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Economist: How Society Should Roll Out Of Pandemic

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 23:54:03 +0000

There have been plenty of predictions of late about how quickly the US economy will recover from a pandemic-induced recession that has shut down most business activity and put millions of people out of work

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California On Verge Of Making Truck Manufacturers Produce Electric Trucks — ’bout time

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 02:51:36 +0000

One April 28th, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released the final draft of the Advanced Clean Trucks standard, a policy that will require truck manufacturers to make electric trucks. The proposal’s release kicks off a 30-day public comment period leading up to a Board vote on June 25-

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What I Wish I Had Said On CNN Regarding Science, Crisis, & The Government’s Role

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 18:09:34 +0000

https://www.ucsusa.org/about/people/joel-clement?_ga=2.52766696.1546779590.1588250884-1607906725.1587932067As an occasional contributor to broadcast news on topics such as climate change and the role of science in policy, I rarely find myself commenting on the hot-off-the-press issue of the day. Experts like me are brought on when the news cycle slows, an intelligent sideshow to add gravitas while the real pundits get frothy about the latest political snub or personality gaffe

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The 5 Stages Of EV Denial & Why Tesla Stays Ahead

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 03:00:09 +0000

How do legacy automakers rationalize their slow walk to EVs

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As COVID-19 Reveals Our Food System’s Flaws, Congress Can Boost Protection Now — And Resilience For The Future

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 01:36:54 +0000

garden Cynthia ShahanIf we didn’t know it before — or had forgotten — the escalating pandemic and its widening economic ripple effects are hammering home the reality that our world is full of risk and uncertainty. Preparedness is paramount

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USA Will Pay A Huge Price For Suppressing CDC Scientists During Pandemic

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2020 19:46:43 +0000

We are being forced to endure a chilling situation. The White House has taken control over the voice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during the COVID-19 pandemic and, at times, has used its own voice to actively undermine the CDC’s recommendations

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