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Electric Vehicle Charging Sparks Multiple House Fires

About three weeks ago in Ashburn, Virginia, there was an electric vehicle charging malfunction that started a fire in a garage and caused more than $15,000 in damages. That was not the only fire sparked by an electric vehicle, WTOP…

Biggest Floating Solar Park in Europe Perfectly Integrates in Portugal Reservoir

A vast array of 12,000 solar panels are set to become Europe’s largest floating solar park when they finish taking position atop the Alqueva reservoir this year. Supplying a third of the electricity to the nearby towns of Moura and Portel—they look to continue taking advantage of Portugal’s exceptional year-round weather that has seen the […]

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Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms ‘Reversed’ by Mini Implant Bringing Hope

A small implant connected to electrodes inserted into the skull bone is providing huge relief to younger patients living with Parkinson’s disease, such that it could allow sufferers to pick up fine motor skills like playing golf again. While it isn’t a cure, the implant is a treatment that makes living with Parkinson’s ten times […]

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McKinsey launches climate change tech platform – Environment Analyst

Global consulting major is enhancing support for sustainable tech clients, building on the McKinsey Sustainability division created to consolidate its E&S business services. New York-headquartered professional services firm McKinsey has developed a new offering designed to help its clients develop…

Analysis | Manchin’s bipartisan energy meeting yields a lot of ideas — and a lot of skepticism – The Washington Post

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Biden Administration Begins $3 Billion Plan for Electric Car Batteries

The Biden administration plans to begin a $3.1 billion effort on Monday to spur the domestic production of advanced batteries, which are essential to its plan to speed the adoption of electric vehicles and renewable energy. President Biden has prodded…

Calif. Gearing Up To Win Darwin Award For World’s Worst Energy Policies

Utopian energy fantasies are turning California (CA) into a dystopian nightmare. CA’s energy policies amount to a bold suicide plan worthy of a collective Darwin award. Traditional Darwin Awards honor people who improve the human gene pool by unintentionally removing…

From electric vehicles to ride sharing: How global warming could slow from changes in transportation – Milwaukee Independent

By Alan Jenn, Assistant Professional Researcher in Transportation, University of California, Davis Around the world, revolutionary changes are under way in transportation. More electric vehicles are on the road, people are taking advantage of sharing mobility services such as Uber…

How Oil And Gas Is Being Affected By Climate Change – Response To A Presentation In Mid-America. – Forbes

A pumpjack siphons oil in the foreground of a wind farm near Sweetwater, Texas. Corbis via Getty Images Independence, Kansas, is a small conservative town in the heart of the USA. The area produced oil for decades, before natural gas…

Scientists Powering Tesla on 9,400-mile Journey With Rolled-up Printed Solar Panels

Scientists from Australia and Britain are planning to take a 9,400-mile road trip through some of the most remote regions of the world in a Tesla, all the while charging the batteries with an unrollable plastic solar panel sheet. Called the Charge Around Australia project, the team hopes to get Australians to think about ways […]

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