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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…

‘They’re Pretty’: The Breezy Windmills Of Biden’s Naïve Mind

To dispel any doubts on the matter, President Biden extolled bountiful and beautiful environmental virtues of wind energy to a staged throng of dozens assembled for his April 22 Earth Day speech in a Seattle, Washington, park setting. Biden boasted…

Report: 1 In 4 EV Charging Stations In San Francisco Out Of Order

One in four public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the San Francisco Bay Area does not work, according to a new study. The report, produced by David Rempel of the University of California at Berkeley, suggested that while California…

Analysis | In key House race in Illinois, climate change is on the ballot – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Today we’re excited about the new ice cream station in the Rayburn House Office Building, even if it closes too early for a late afternoon treat. 🍦…

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

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How Elon Musk-funded XPRIZE for Carbon Removal is Boosting Innovation – EARTH.ORG

Current CO2 levels in our atmosphere and oceans are a clear sign that the climate crisis is getting out of control. Stopping global warming undoubtedly requires immediate and rapid strategies to reduce emissions. Yet, according to the latest IPCC climate…

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…

There is still time to avoid worst climate change impacts – centraljersey.com

By Tom Gilbert Let’s face it, the news on climate change can be pretty frightening: extreme storms, record-breaking heat waves, out-of-control wildfires, sea level rise and associated flooding. But amid the bad news, there are glimmers of hope that humanity…

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…

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