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The Secret of Tesla Battery Day

For years, in discussions about future batteries, fanboys have touted the big breakthrough that would make batteries better, cheaper, safer, lighter, etc. — as if touched by a magic want. That is not how progress in science or engineering is made. It is always the dwarf standing on the giant’s shoulders that sees new possibilities beyond the old horizons

Lawmakers Override Scott’s Veto of Global Warming Solutions Act – Seven Days

Lawmakers forced a contentious climate bill into law over the objections of the governor Tuesday, a move meant to ensure the state meets its aggressive greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. The Senate voted 22-8 to override Gov. Phil Scott’ veto…

What To Watch For On Tesla [TSLA] Battery Day

In just a few hours — on Tuesday, September 22, at 1:30pm Pacific Time — Tesla will kick off Battery Day. I’ve seen a ton of articles making predictions about what Tesla will unveil on Battery Day, but I haven’t seen many about what to watch for, both at the event and after it

Recycling

The Importance of Battery Recycling For Our Future

What do you do when your batteries are dead? How do you get rid of rechargeable electronics when they no longer hold a charge? Battery recycling is mandated in many areas, but consumers don’t always understand the process. If your hauler tells you not to put batteries in your recycling bin, you probably think they […]

While Decisionmakers Quarrel, Danes Just Buy Electric Vehicles

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a report that the so-called Automobile Commission of Denmark published after 18 months of number crunching with the purpose of guiding the government to accomplish its goal of drastically cutting transportation emissions in the country

Coal Ash & Car Exhaust Causing “I Can’t Breathe” Moments Of Their Own

“I can’t breathe” is foremost the cry of suffering and dying Black people who have been killed by police, and the rallying call of a movement to bring systematic change in criminal justice. Rightfully so — securing African American communities from police violence is vital, and the movement has extraordinary momentum and is scoring major successes. But, for environmentalists, “I can’t breathe” has a deep resonance, too

Tesla Giga Texas Will Be Colossal, Plans Start Trickling Out

In Austin, Texas, Tesla is planning to create not just another Gigafactory, but a massive one. For weeks, construction has been going on to build the $1.1 billion factory. And just recently, Tesla filed a site plan that gives us a glimpse of just how large this new factory will be

Uber Working With Renault & Nissan To Electrify Transport In Europe

Top app-based taxi companies Uber and Lyft have been making strong strides toward electrification. And thank goodness! When Lyft and Uber drivers switch to electric cars, they cut pollution 3× more than when a normal driver switches to an electric car