Minnesota Becomes A Clean Cars State

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 13:53:00 +0000

Courtesy of the Office of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. [July 26, St. Paul, MN] — Today, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan celebrated clean car standards taking effect in Minnesota. The new standards, finalized by a notice in the state register today, reduce carbon emissions, create good-paying jobs, […]

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G20 Meeting Leaves Much To Be Desired On Climate Action

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:26:04 +0000

Energy and environment ministers at the Group of 20 meeting of industrialized nations that took place in Naples, Italy, late last week failed to come to a consensus on several key commitments to tackle climate change in their final communique. There were two points in particular that were not agreed upon: one was around phasing […]

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In 2020, the United States Produced the Least CO2 Emissions from Energy in Nearly 40 Years

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:40:14 +0000

In 2020, as the country responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, CO2 emissions from energy consumption in the United States fell to the lowest level since 1983. The 4.6 billion metric tons (Bmt) of CO2 emitted in 2020 was an 11% decrease from 2019, the largest annual decrease on record, according to our Monthly Energy Review. Our new U.S. CO2 emissions from […]

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Biles in 2nd pull-out, but US swimmer bounces back; Japan shocks France in football

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 22:46:38 +0000

TOKYO (AFP) – Superstar gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of a second event to protect her mental health on Wednesday, putting the spotlight on athletes’ wellbeing at a Tokyo Olympics held under strict rules to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Biles, who caused shockwaves with her withdrawal during the team event on Tuesday, also ditched […]

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Ernst & Young: Electric Cars Are Coming Sooner Than Expected

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 20:23:14 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. by Charles Morris A steady stream of news items indicates that the transition to electric vehicles will take place faster than many people think. Plug-in vehicle sales have surpassed a 10% market share in California, and Tesla is now estimated to have an impressive 1.7% share of the total US market. In Norway, the […]

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Extreme Heat Sets Records & Sets Stage For More Fires In U.S. West

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:40:40 +0000

Extreme heat continues to bake the American West, breaking temperature records, and exacerbating drought and other wildfire catalysts. Billings, Montana, broke a 61-year-old record with 106°F heat on Monday. Boise, Idaho has hit 95°F for 23 days straight. And Salt Lake City hit 100°F for the 17th time this year on Sunday, just 4 days […]

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Using Direct Lithium Extraction To Secure U.S. Supplies

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 22:28:14 +0000

NREL Is Driving Innovation in Geothermal Lithium Extraction Through Research, Expertise, and Prize Incentives

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U.S. tourists to Canada: Do you have a criminal record?

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 21:30:14 +0000

Fully-vaccinated tourists from the United States will be able to travel to Canada effective August 9, 2021. The exemption will apply to U.S. citizens and permanent residents currently living in the U.S. They must have been completed their vaccination at least two weeks before coming to Canada. Canada will not require all visitors to take […]

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Canada set to announce new travel rules as soon as tomorrow

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 10:00:57 +0000

Canada could announce its new COVID-19 travel measures as soon as tomorrow. Canada introduced travel restrictions in March 2020 and has been extending them on a monthly basis throughout 2021. The country has taken a gradual approach to lifting restrictions. Generally speaking, those now allowed to travel into the country include Canadian citizens, permanent residents, […]

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