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Connie Hedegaard: “I wish that European institutions would focus more on climate and environmental questions to show the value of the EU to EU citizens.”

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March 26th, 2017 by The BeamThe Beam interview series, edition 30: Connie Hedegaard CleanTechnica keeps on publishing some of The Beam interviews and opinion pieces twice a week. The Beam ...

5 Sustainable Cities & What They Are Doing To Fight The Climate Crisis

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March 26th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. Find out what these five cities are doing to fight the climate crisis and improve the lives of ...

2˚C Scenario Possible With Renewable Energy

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March 27th, 2017 by Steve HanleyAt the request of the German government, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) conducted a study to determine whether ...

France’s DGCCRF Clears Opel Of Diesel Emissions Cheating

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March 24th, 2017 by James AyreFollowing earlier news that France’s DGCCRF has apparently found that Renault has been involved in diesel vehicle emissions testing manipulation for around 25 years now,

Tesla Says Australia’s Energy Market Rules Are Outdated & Don’t Encourage Battery Storage

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March 28th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. Tesla has joined the growing chorus calling for a complete rethink of Australia’s energy market rules, saying they have been designed ...

In Santa Fe, Momentum Builds For Locals To Take Charge Of Electricity System

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March 27th, 2017 by John FarrellOriginally published at ilsr.org. A widening chasm between what customers want and what Santa Fe’s electric utility delivers is bolstering a campaign to rejigger power ...

We Can’t Wait To Take Climate Action. Here’s Why

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March 26th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. When it comes to our changing climate, if we fail to reduce the fossil fuel emissions that are ...

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Begins Building Full-Scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule

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March 24th, 2017 by James AyreWhatever you may think about the hyperloop idea (I remain a skeptic, personally), things do appear to be moving forward. With regard to Hyperloop Transportation ...

25 Cities Now Committed To 100% Renewable Energy

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March 27th, 2017 by Kyle FieldThe Sierra Club shared this week that its Ready for 100 program has reached a milestone with 25 US cities now committed to transition to ...

Los Angeles International Airport Now Has Zero-Emissions Utility Shuttle (ZEUS) Buses From WallyPark’s Lots

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March 26th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanWhen I notice a large city vehicle that is fully electric or a utility truck that is electric or even a hybrid, I breathe a ...

Indian State Uttarakhand Orders The Ganges & The Yamuna Be Granted Legal Status Of Human Beings

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March 24th, 2017 by James AyreIn an interesting move, a court in the state of Uttarakhand in India has ordered that the Ganges and the Yamuna rivers be granted the ...

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Following Accident In Arizona (Other Vehicle’s Driver At Fault)

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March 26th, 2017 by James AyreUber has temporarily suspended its self-driving vehicle testing following an accident in Tempe, Arizona, according to recent reports. To be clear, though, Uber’s self-driving Volvo ...

The “Sun King” Returns To Solar Market With Lightweight Ultra-Thin Flexible PV Panel

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March 27th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. Dr Zhengrong Shi, the founder of Suntech and the former UNSW PhD graduate known as the “Sun King,” is returning to ...

Brattleboro Town Meeting Expresses Concern

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March 27th, 2017 by George HarveyReprinted from Green Energy Times One of the wonderful things we have in the Vermont is a real democracy, in which the voice of the ...

Volkswagen’s $2 Billion Settlement (For Diesel Emissions Cheating) Will See ~400 EV Fast-Charging Stations Built In USA

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March 27th, 2017 by James AyreAs part of its court settlements with with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Volkswagen will build around 400 ...

Guangzhou, New York, & Vancouver Are Making Climate Solutions A Reality

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March 25th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. The climate crisis is a problem caused by humans that can be solved by humans. These three cities ...

Berkeley Researchers Map Out Renewable Energy Future For Africa

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March 28th, 2017 by Joshua S HillResearchers from the University of California Berkeley have mapped out what they believe to be a viable strategy for Africa to steadily increase its ...

SSE & Statoil Buyout Statkraft Stake In 4.8 Gigawatt Dogger Bank

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March 28th, 2017 by Joshua S HillNorway’s Statoil and Britain’s SSE have both acquired an additional stake in the Dogger Bank Offshore Wind development site, in the North Sea off ...

More Than Ever, We Need A Strong EPA

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March 26th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. With the EPA’s essential work under serious threat, we thought the time was right to revisit the landmark ...

Automakers & EV Charging Companies Stand To Benefit From Each Other’s Investments

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March 27th, 2017 by Guest ContributorBy Dave Schembri, CEO of EVgo With Tesla’s Model 3, the new 230-plus range Chevy Bolt, the extended range Nissan LEAF, BMW i Series and ...

Energy Startup Vandebron Bids €1 Million On Dutch Coal Power Plant To Turn It Into Theme Park

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March 23rd, 2017 by Rogier van RooijThe small Dutch energy company Vandebron, which allows consumers to buy their renewable energy directly from local producers on an online marketplace, has offered ...

Tesla Solar Roof Orders Starting In April (#ElonTweets)

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March 25th, 2017 by James AyreTesla’s various solar roof products will become available for order for the first time starting in April, CEO Elon Musk revealed in a tweet yesterday.

“Professor X” Aims To Disrupt Autonomous Vehicle Tech With Silicon Valley Startup AutoX

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March 25th, 2017 by Kyle FieldSome people just aren’t satisfied with the safe route in life and can’t help but to unleash their passions on the world in the form ...

Baidu Led Recent NextEV Funding Round

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March 24th, 2017 by James AyreThe China-based tech giant Baidu led the most recent NextEV funding round, with an undisclosed figure, according to recent reports. The overall funding round was ...

BMW i3 Gets Dirty As Professional Rally Racer Runs It Through The Paces

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March 25th, 2017 by Kyle FieldProfessional rally driver Rauno Aaltonen of Aaltonen Motor Sport took his BMW i3 away from the safety of asphalt roads and onto an off-road rally ...

How To Make Attending A Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training A Reality

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March 25th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. A recently trained Climate Reality Leader offers tips on fundraising, networking, and taking action to get the most ...

US Broadcast Network Coverage Of Climate Change Drops Dramatically By 66% In 2016

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March 27th, 2017 by Joshua S HillAccording to American media watchdog Media Matters, the level of climate change coverage on evening newscasts and Sunday shows across broadcast networks in 2016 ...

Another Tipping Point For Coal: Big Oil Eyeballs Big Wind

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March 26th, 2017 by Tina CaseyThe cost of wind power has been sinking like a stone, and it looks like you ain’t seen nothing yet. Several major oil companies have ...

What If They Killed The Clean Power Plan & Nobody Cared?

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March 27th, 2017 by Tina CaseyThis Tuesday, President Trump will follow through two campaign promises with one stroke of the pen: rolling back the Clean Power Plan and bringing back ...

9 Personal Flying Vehicles

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March 24th, 2017 by The BeamHave you ever dreamt of “driving” a flying car just like in Back to the Future? Well, this might happen in real life sooner than ...

6 Tips For Effective Climate Activism

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March 24th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. Confronting the climate crisis is quite a challenge. So when you’re taking action, follow these tips from successful ...

Tesla Model 3 Release Candidate In Action (Video)

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March 24th, 2017 by James AyreTesla CEO Elon Musk has posted a short video of what may well be the production version of the Model 3 … in action. The ...

Resilient Power & Mobile Emergency Backup

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March 26th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanI like the breeze off the Gulf of Mexico, but it’s sometimes too strong — the summer hurricane season is upon us, and who knows ...

UK Government Finally Publishes Year-Old Frontier Economics Renewables System Costs Report

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March 27th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe UK’s Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy has finally consented to publish a now-year-old report written by European economics consultancy Frontier Economics ...

Rivian Automotive (Stealth EV Startup) Granted $49.5 Million In Tax Credits From Illinois, Governor Announces

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March 25th, 2017 by James AyreThe still relatively secretive electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive has been granted (providing certain employment benchmarks are met) $49.5 million in Edge tax credits in ...

Red Cross Develops Innovative Mechanism To Predict & Prepare For Flood Risks

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March 28th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre has revealed a new and innovative mechanism which will help at-risk communities predict and prepare for flood ...