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Month: August 2019

Clean Energy At 1 Cent Per Kilowatt-Hour

We need clean energy, and we need it ASAP. There are barriers to getting it done, including permitting, price, land-use issues, energy-water nexus issues, lobbying efforts by the fossil industries and the puppets they install in our government, and more. Capital projects can take years to develop as a result of these obstacles

Tesla Master Plan Lives … Tesla Model 3 Charging Costs … Porsche Should Troll Fossils, Not EVs — #CleanTechnica Top 20

The top 20 CleanTechnica articles of the past week included stories on Tesla charging costs, Tesla’s master plan, boosting the range of old EVs (in particular, the Nissan LEAF), fully developing solar power, and more. Scroll down below for the headlines

Sunday cartoon by Ralph Underhill

Mark writes: The Wild Justice e-petition to ban driven grouse shooting stands at 62,730 – please sign it and get your friends to sign it as quickly as possible. I’ll be giving a short talk about Wild Justice at the…

EV Tippin Point in Norway

Prior to the introduction of supportive government policies, most battery electric vehicles (BEV) were in Oslo, Norway. In March 2014, one percent of the vehicles on the roads were electric, while 21% of new vehicle sales were plug-in vehicles. Five years later, in March 2019, 58.4% of new vehicle purchases were fully electric

New discipline proposed: Macro-energy systems — the science of the energy transition

(Stanford University) In a perspective published in Joule on August 14, a group of researchers led by Stanford University propose a new academic discipline, ‘macro-energy systems,’ as the science of the energy transition.

Accepting anecdotes more readily than climate science is wilful ignorance | Greg Jericho

It is hard to believe just how much time has been wasted. Nearly 10 years ago the Australian featured on its front page a story thatsuggested concerns about climate change causing sea levels to rise were all a load of…

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Some comments to perk up this subreddit

First off, there are only 4.7k members who have joined this subreddit while there are 570k in the environment subreddit which appears to receive most of the global warming attention. In my view, putting articles regarding global warming is ‘Close…

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #33

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 17 August 2019 by John Hartz A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Aug 11 through Sat, Aug 17, 2019 Editor’s…

How To Buy A Tesla

The Tesla buying experience is unique compared to the typical car buying process offered by Big Auto. There’s no sitting down, negotiating, and sometimes not even a test drive. More on that in a minute. First, there are a few things you should know before walking into a Tesla store. For starters, it is not a dealership