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Even With Huge Carbon Emissions Reductions World’s Periglacial Zones (Home To Permafrost) To Disappear By 2100, Research Finds

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September 23rd, 2017 by James AyreThe world’s periglacial zones, home to essentially all of the world’s permafrost, will “almost completely disappear” by the year 2100 even in the most optimistic ...

Wind Turbines On Steroids, + Idiotic Clean Energy Forecasts (Charts)

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September 20th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanAs I noted in my article earlier today, Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Future of Energy Summit just wrapped up in London. Michael Liebreich, BNEF’s Founder* ...

Estée Lauder & Kellogg Among New RE100 Members In Advance Of Climate Week NYC 2017

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September 18th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe Estée Lauder Companies and the Kellogg Company are among the newest members to join the RE100 campaign, committing to 100% renewable energy, in ...

M&M’s Launches Fans Of Wind Energy Campaign To Inform Consumers About Renewable Energy

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September 18th, 2017 by Joshua S HillOne of the world’s favorite candy companies, M&M’s, has launched a new campaign called Fans of Wind energy in an effort to inform consumers ...

Ford & Deutsche Bahn Collaborate On German Bikesharing Service

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September 17th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanAre you are interested in more mobility alternatives? Interested in carsharing and bikesharing? Like the train? If you are in Germany, the “New Mobility World”might ...

US Solar Industry Could Be Devastated By Today’s Tariffs Ruling

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September 22nd, 2017 by Jeremy BloomAre solar cells too cheap? That’s what the US International Trade Commission effectively ruled Friday, granting bankrupt US manufacturers SolarWorld and Suniva’s petition for relief ...

Nicaragua To Sign Paris Agreement Leaving United States Alone With Syria

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September 21st, 2017 by Joshua S HillReports coming out of Central American country Nicaragua say that the country’s President Daniel Ortega has confirmed his country will finally sign the Paris ...

Mathematics, Mass Extinction, Climate Change, & The Threshold Of Catastrophe

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September 21st, 2017 by Steve HanleyDaniel Rothman is a professor of geophysics at the MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. He has recently completed a statistical analysis of ...

Bosch & Nikola Motors Fuel Cell Electric Truck Partnership

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September 21st, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis article about Nikola, Bosch, and electric trucks was first published on Gas2. Electric trucks are a hot topic these days. Elon Musk says the ...

Volocopter Receives €25 Million In Funding For Air Taxi

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September 22nd, 2017 by The BeamThe level of interest in flying taxis is really taking off, if you’ll pardon the pun. German company Volocopter has recently received €25m in funding ...

RE100 Adds Even More Members At Climate Week NYC

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September 20th, 2017 by Joshua S HillRE100, the world’s leading 100% renewable energy target campaign, has once again made big news at Climate Week NYC 2017, announcing four more companies ...

Tesla Reportedly Working With AMD On Self-Driving AI Chip

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September 23rd, 2017 by James AyreTesla is reportedly now working with the chip manufacturer AMD on the development of its own self-driving tech management AI chip, according to an unnamed ...

Germany’s Biggest Union Calls On Government To Help With Shift To EVs, But Also To Not Force Gas/Petrol Or Diesel Car Phaseout

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September 20th, 2017 by James AyreThe largest union in Germany, IG Metall, has along with the car industry association VDA now called on Germany’s politicians and government to aid in ...

Lithium From A Surprising Source (Infographic)

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September 23rd, 2017 by Andrea BertoliLithium is one of the central elements of the massive transition to electric cars that is just beginning. Lithium-ion batteries, after all, are basically what ...

San Francisco & Oakland Sue 5 Oil Companies For Role In Climate Warming & Rising Seas

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September 21st, 2017 by James AyreThe cities of San Francisco and Oakland in California have filed separate lawsuits against 5 of the largest oil companies in the world for the ...

Record $56 Billion Green Bonds Issuance Witnessed In H1 2017

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September 20th, 2017 by SmitiThe global green bonds market has scored yet another record issuance during the first half of 2017. A record $56 billion was issued during the first ...

Biodegradable Material Could Replace Most Plastic Used To Wrap & Preserve Food

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September 22nd, 2017 by Steve HanleyThe world produces about 300 million tons of plastic every year, of which about 10% will end up in the ocean. In the US, about ...

Proposal From Lyft Would Slash Traffic Congestion In Los Angeles

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September 20th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about Lyft and urban congestion was first published on Gas2. Los Angeles is ground zero for car culture in America. Its streets are ...

LGs Brings New High-Efficiency Residential Solar Panels To SPI For Reveal

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September 19th, 2017 by Kyle FieldLG has unveiled a series of new residential solar modules that take the record as the highest efficiency residential solar panel produced by LG. The ...

New York City Mandates Existing Buildings Must Increase Energy Efficiency

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September 18th, 2017 by Joshua S HillNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced new mandates on building owners to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of existing buildings, in ...

Innogy Planning To Spend Up To $1.2 Billion On E-Mobility, Solar PV, & Glass Fibre Networks By 2019

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September 22nd, 2017 by James AyreThe German firm Innogy is now planning to spend up to €1.2 billion on e-mobility, photovoltaics and glass fibre networks by the year 2019, according ...

Thierry Lepercq On Making An Impact In The Energy Revolution

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September 18th, 2017 by The BeamThe Beam interview series, edition 44: Thierry Lepercq CleanTechnica publishes some of The Beam interviews and opinion pieces every week. The Beam magazine takes a ...

Dubai Awards 700 Megawatt Solar CSP Contract For Mammoth Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

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September 19th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe Gulf emirate of Dubai announced on Saturday the contract for the mammoth Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, a 700 megawatt solar ...

Tesla Superchargers Now Beginning To Appear At Sheetz Stations

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September 18th, 2017 by James AyreWe reported in June 2016 and then again December 2016 that Tesla Supercharger stations would be installed at various Sheetz locations throughout the US East ...

What Mods Will Be Most Common Amongst Tesla Model 3 Owners? (Poll)

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September 17th, 2017 by James AyreGiven that the Tesla Model 3 is by no means a cheap car, even if it isn’t anywhere near as expensive as the Model S ...

India’s Largest Bank To Raise $3 Billion Through Green Bonds

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September 20th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraIndia’s largest bank — State Bank of India — is reportedly planning to launch several green bond issues to raise a total of $3 billion.

LA Paints Its Streets White To Keep The City Cooler

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September 18th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Jeremy Deaton Labor Day weekend delivered record-breaking temperatures to California, as a heat wave swept the state, fanning the ...

Elderly New Yorkers Threatened By Extreme Heat (Video)

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September 18th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Mariana Surillo A sweltering, humid summer day can be brutal for most of us, but for the elderly extreme ...

China Halting Major Project Development In Areas Of High Pollution

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September 21st, 2017 by James AyreAs part of its bid to reduce dangerously high air pollution levels, authorities in China will be instituting a halt to “major project” development in ...

What Effects Does Climate Change Have On Soil Health & The Future Of Food?

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September 18th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. Global temperatures increasing steadily at their fastest rates in millions of years? Very scary. Glaciers calving and collapsing ...

10 Ways Women Can Beat Back Misogyny In The Tech World: Part 2

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September 23rd, 2017 by Carolyn FortunaMisogyny in the tech world begins with internal policies that have a direct effect on how quickly and efficiently change happens at all levels. We ...

High Risk That Temperatures Could Exceed Thermal Survival Limits For Many Fish Species By 2070, Study Finds

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September 21st, 2017 by James AyreAnthropogenic climate warming could lead to water temperatures in some parts of the world exceeding the thermal survival limits of the fish species living there ...

China’s Longi Plans 500 Megawatt Solar Fab In India

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September 20th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraIdentifying the huge opportunity available in the Indian solar power market, Chinese cell and module manufacturer Longi Green Energy Technology has announced plans to set ...

$10 Million Pledged To Build Fast Charging Network In New York City

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September 22nd, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about fast charging in New York was first published by Gas2. When it comes to electric vehicles, New York mayor Bill De Blasio ...

Earth’s “Weathering Thermostat” Keeps Climate In Check Over Very Long Periods Of Time

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September 18th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Jeremy Deaton Life on Earth has survived vast changes in climate, from a warm period 450 million years ago,

Electric Car S-Curve Adoption By Country (Fun Chart!)

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September 23rd, 2017 by Zachary ShahanElectric car sales are increasing at very different speeds around the world. Some developed countries still only see a handful of electric car sales per ...