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Climate change: Why trains are not as green as you thought – The Next Web

Did you know TNW Conference has a track fully dedicated to exploring how tech can help achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) this year? Check out the full ‘Sustainable Societies‘ program here. The 2020s will have to involve some…

Why ‘Green’ Buses Aren’t Very Green, Reliable, Or Climate Friendly

Should Americans follow China in a massive commitment to supposedly eco-friendly battery-electric buses (BEBs)? California has mandated a “carbon-free” bus system by 2040 and will buy only battery or fuel cell-powered buses after 2029. Other states and cities are following…

An Unusual New York City Election Tests Whether Global Warming Can Win A Local Race – HuffPost

RIDGEWOOD, N.Y. ― In a past life, during the halcyon days before hipsters colonized New York City’s outer boroughs, Costa Constantinides sold toys here in this working-class, immigrant neighborhood in central Queens.  It was a time when the city had…

Tesla Steps Into The Utility Space With New Grid Controller Patent

This week, Tesla locked in a new patent for a distributed electrical grid management system, with capability to control everything from massive grid-scale energy storage installations down to your washing machine to keep everything humming along nicely

Rep. Dan Crenshaw On Green New Deal: ‘Third-Grade Science Project’

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) did not let Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) get away with touting the radical Green New Deal on Thursday, simply asking the self-described democratic socialist why he did not vote for the measure when…

Integrating renewable energy sources into the electricity grid

(Swansea University) A Swansea-led team will be examining how best to integrate renewable energy sources into the UK power grid, helping to cut carbon emissions, thanks to a new £244,000 research award.

Sorry Doomsayers: The Science Says There’s No Climate Emergency

It is somewhat ironic – though in some ways unsurprising – that at the time when the climate change activism (or, rather, according to the new guidelines, climate crisis or climate catastrophe activism) is reaching its shrillest heights yet, what…

The Exxon Plant Near My House Caught Fire

Exxon PlantThe Exxon plant here in Baton Rouge has caught fire this — and even though officials say there wasn’t an explosion, several witnesses reported hearing one. I also heard one and I live just 5 miles away