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Oil Spill, Tesla News, New EV Incentives, Battery Swapping — CleanTech Weekly News Show

This is the 11th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. This week’s show covers Tesla Autopilot, Tesla Supercharging, new EV incentives in the Netherlands and Germany, oil spills, The Boring Company, and more

Siberia Is Experiencing Record Highs — 40 Degrees Above Average

Siberia is experiencing record high temperatures that are nearly 40 degrees Fahrenheit above average. To put things in perspective, The Washington Post writes that some areas are hotter than Washington right now. Snow cover is disappearing, sea ice is melting, and in 2020 fashion, we now have “zombie blazes”

Why Is COVID-19 Taken More Seriously Than Climate Change?

Climate change is an existential threat to humanity. We are on a trajectory to destroying a livable climate. This has been modeled, we know why its happening, how it works, and how to fight it. We also have the technology to defeat it. And bonus, that technology is cost effective

What Does Climate Adaptation Look Like?

Climate adaptation encompasses a wide array of actions that help people and nature cope with the present-day harms of climate disruption and minimize future harms. Ideally, adaptation allows us to move beyond just surviving the climate crisis to thriving in a fundamentally new world

Environmentalism & The Electric Car

I have several acquaintances who are concerned about our present administration and Trump’s anti-environmental actions (now he’s just turned back the protection of streams and waterways, giving industry carte blanche to pollute even more). Several of those same individuals just bought new gas cars in the last year. That’s the problem! It’s not the climate deniers, however naive they may be — it’s the people who understand the danger at our door and think it’s someone else’s responsibility to fix

It’s Warmer In Antarctica Than It Is In Louisiana & Florida

It’s getting toasty in Antarctica. A new record was just set of 18.3 degrees Celsius, which for us in America is 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Right now, in Baton Rouge, it’s 62 degrees Fahrenheit. The high in Tampa, Florida, today was 59 degrees Fahrenheit. It is warmer in Antarctica than it is in Louisiana and Florida