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A damning self-examination, with some uplift thrown in.
From: New York Magazine | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Tesla Chief Sticks to His Mission | Panama Papers Reveal Use of Shell Companies by African Officials
From: New York Times | By: AMIE TSANG | Monday, July 25, 2016
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By 2040, fossil fuels will still have a grip on a staggering 78 percent of the world energy market
From: Salon.com | By: Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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But it still needs to shift a whole more if we're to have a chance of staving off the worst of climate chaos.
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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The billionaire entrepreneur is running a private rocket company, doubling down on alternative fuels and pressing on with Tesla after a series of accidents.
From: New York Times | By: MATT RICHTEL | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Just because ExxonMobil may get away with avoiding legal accountability for its years of obstructing environmental justice doesn’t mean that all polluters will be able to do so. Case in point: DuPont, which earlier this month confronted the consequences...
From: Washington Monthly | By: drtucker | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Gulf countries are struggling with heavy budget deficits, fast-rising energy demand which eats into exports, and growing greenhouse gas emissions. A carbon tax would address all these problems simultaneously.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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On June 27, hundreds of people packed the Oakland City Council meeting where a proposal to ban the transport of coal through the California city was up for a vote. Speakers on both sides of the issue delivered passionate arguments, pitting the promise...
From: Truthout | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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From abortion to taxes to trade, Hillary Clinton’s choice for vice president breaks with liberals in his Democratic Party.
From: Politico | By: Jeremy Herb | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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A roundup of global commentary for the July 25, 2016 weekly magazine.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The Rundown Justice Department reaches deal over largest inland oil spill in U.S. history. EPA environmental justice council studies water affordability. The country experienced eight billion-dollar disasters in the first half of 2016. EPA approves new...
From: Circle of Blue WaterNews | By: Brett Walton | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Ten years after outlining his first master plan for Tesla, Elon Musk released a sequel that aroused a wide range of reactions from investors and the media.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Several thousand protesters hit the streets to demand an end to fracking and other types of fossil fuel extraction....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Shortly after announcing a new residential energy storage product, Sonnen did it again with a commercial one — the sonnenBatterie pro. The system ranges from 18 kW / 24 kWh up to 90 kW / 240 kWh. It employs Ideal Power’s 30 kW Power Conversion System....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Jake Richardson | Monday, July 25, 2016
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The demonstrations, largely driven by Sanders supporters, have been peaceful so far
From: Time | By: Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble / AP | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Take a closer look inside the 'Master Plan, Part Deux' just revealed by the Tesla CEO and SolarCity chairman....
From: GreenBiz | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Ordos, in China's Autonomous Region of Inner Mongolia (equivalent to a province) has received international notoriety as a "ghost city." I had already visited one other ghost city and found the reports considerably exaggerated (The Zhengzhou New Area...
From: New Geography | By: Wendell Cox | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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**Live from Cyberspace:** Welcome praise for **J. Bradford DeLong** (2015): _[The Scary Debate Over Secular Stagnation - Milken Institute Review][]: Hiccup ... or Endgame?_ Let me put a copy of the whole thing below the fold... [The Scary Debate Over...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Carl Haglund, an ex-Minister of Defence, was recently appointed as the strategic director for Europe at Sunshine Kaidi New Energy Group. The European Commission has decided to grant 88.5 million euros worth of investment subsidies for the biofuel refinery...
From: Helsinki Times | By: Aleksi Teivainen | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Obama (count Michelle in, too, as she has political aspirations) and the Clintons are fighting over control for the money machine that is the Democrat party. Hillary, we see, is in control of DWS and the DNC apparatus. If the Clintons win the presidency,...
From: Free Republic | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Multiple outlets are now reporting this. From the New York Times: Hillary Clinton named Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate Friday, according to a senior campaign official, selecting a battleground state politician with working-class...
From: Daily Kos | By: David Nir | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Here’s an excerpt regarding "climate justice" courtesy of Oliver Milman at The Guardian. He reports: ‘World can’t afford to silence us’: black church leaders address climate change​: African American religious leaders have added their...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has used a combination of stock and cash to pay down a lot of debt so far in 2016. Even after serious dilution, shareholders are better off now. Here's why.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Jason Hall | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan will acquire Banco Santander's stake in London-based Cubico Sustainable Investments Limited, an energy and water infrastructure company. No financial terms were disclosed....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, July 22, 2016
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The University of Colorado analysis of Initiative 78 left out two crucial economic aspects of oil and gas drilling. One is the costly impact on climate change.
From: Denver Post | By: DP Opinion | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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The US Department of Energy (DOE) selected Argonne National Laboratory to lead a consortium of university, private sector and national laboratory partners for a new, medium- and heavy-duty truck technical track under the US-China Clean Energy Research...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia’s sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave. Throngs of clean energy activists...
From: Japan Times | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Throngs of clean energy activists jammed a thoroughfare in their mile-long march from Philadelphia's City Hall to Independence Mall, near the Liberty Bell. They held anti-fracking and anti-pipeline signs, some with illustrations like a train surrounded...
From: OregonLive | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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If Elon Musk wanted a high efficiency, elegant solar solution to take worldwide, he should have bought SunPower, not SolarCity.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Travis Hoium | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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His real goal is just helping Republicans win.
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Friday, July 22, 2016
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By Mark Smirniotis This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here. After considering 70 models and testing portable solar battery chargers for over 30 hours, we think the An......
From: Engadget | By: The Wirecutter | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Jason Hickel in The Guardian: Earlier this year media outlets around the world announced that February had broken global temperature records by a shocking amount. March broke all the records too. In June, our screens were covered with surreal images......
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: S. Abbas Raza | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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This is a deep-dive followup to the recent article “Tesla Resale Value Guarantee Disappears.” While hopefully of general interest, this is of particular importance to investors in Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) stock. In summary: From Q3 2016...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Julian Cox | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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InsideClimate News: Hillary Clinton's Choice of Kaine as VP Tilts Ticket Toward Political Center Hillary Clinton's choice of Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate was largely considered a safe political choice, adding a moderate Democrat from the swing...
From: Greentech Media | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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The owners of the San Luis Valley's Colorado Gators Reptile Park estimate the 12.5-foot alligator it just acquired from Idaho is the largest in the West and could become the largest in the world.
From: Denver Post | By: Jason Blevins | Friday, July 22, 2016
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Piloted by the project's co-founder, Bertrand Piccard, Solar impulse 2 left Cairo at 3am UAE time and is expected to arrive in Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Solar Impulse 2, an aircraft powered by solar energy, has left Egypt on the final leg of the first ever global fuel-free journey. Its flight to the United Arab Emirates was delayed due to a heat wave in Saudi Arabia.
From: Deutsche Welle | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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An aircraft powered by solar energy left Egypt on Sunday on the last leg of the first ever fuel-free flight around the globe.
From: Channel News Asia | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Pilot Bertrand Piccard: 'Just took off from Cairo to achieve the 1st round-the-world solar flight' The post Solar Impulse 2 leaves Cairo on last leg of globe circling trip appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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CAIRO (Reuters) - An aircraft powered by solar energy left Egypt on Sunday on the last leg of the first ever fuel-free flight around the globe....
From: Reuters | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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According to the United Nations weather agency, global temperatures for the first six months of 2016 have been high enough to set this year up as the hottest year in recorded human history. As much of the country is currently in the midst of a devastating...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Scott Falkner | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA — Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave.Throngs of clean...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Elon Musk wants Tesla Motors to build more than just pricey electric cars. The company’s billionaire co-founder and CEO says he plans to fashion Tesla into a clean energy powerhouse, one that enables homes and vehicles to run almost entirely on solar...
From: Mashable | By: Maria Gallucci | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The company has long supported nuclear energy and is making big bets on next-generation reactors, but backlash against atomic power and a lost opportunity in the United Kingdom may stall development efforts.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Maxx Chatsko | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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WADING RIVER, N.Y. (AP) — A green energy project has some environmentalists seeing red. Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant has...
From: Seattle Times | By: FRANK ELTMAN | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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A green energy project has some environmentalists seeing red.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority set up a net metering system allowing private owners and businesses to install solar energy based on the amount of electricity consumed on average by the individual or company.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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What got the most clicks this week on CleanTechnica? Have a look: 140-Mile Nissan LEAF (40 kWh) Coming For 2017 (Rumor) (89 comments) Why Did BMW Pull The Plug On Quick, Big Leadership On Electric Cars?, via EV Obsession (107 comments) Cost Of Solar...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Shijhuo town above ChiayiOn the 20th legislators from both the KMT and DPP headed out to Taiping Island, or Itu Aba as the world knows it, to demonstrate sovereignty on the taxpayer dollar. Taiwan Today reported:Lawmakers Chen Ting-fei, Lo Chih-cheng,...
From: The View from Taiwan | By: Michael Turton | Saturday, July 23, 2016
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