Daily Archives: July 8, 2017

Old-School Autopilot Still Wins

By Zachary Shahan I’m a fan of autonomous cars, but every once in a while, it strikes me how much hype they get, especially compared to “old-school autopilot” that I think is actually still a better option Old-School Autopilot Still Wins was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other…

Mark Z. Jacobson & The 100% Renewable Energy Naysayers

By George Harvey A study by Prof. Mark Z. Jacobson of Stanford and 9 others, 100% clean and renewable wind, water, and sunlight (WWS) all-sector energy roadmaps for the 50 United States (Roadmap), has been very much in the news over the past few weeks. It was published just over two years ago, but a…

BMW i Batteries Jump Into Boats

By Cynthia Shahan Love that smooth, quiet, clean drive of the BMW i3? Now, electric mobility via those BMW i batteries has hti the sea as well as the land — these batteries are not only in electric cars, but also motor boats, sailing yachts, and commercial marine applications such as water taxis BMW i…

European Ice Sheet Collapse At End Of Last Ice Age Led To Chaos

By James Ayre The collapse and melting of the Eurasian ice sheet at the end of the last ice age led to chaos all across the European continent. To put it bluntly, the collapse of the ice sheet led to dramatic and extreme flooding events, sea level rise, and, perhaps more interestingly, the formation of…

Climate Change Is Driver Behind June 2017 Heatwave In Europe

By James Ayre Climate change, and more specifically the overall warming of the global climate, was a noted driver of the recent June 2017 heatwave in Europe, according to a new analysis from researchers involved with Climate Central’s World Weather Attribution program and partners Climate Change Is Driver Behind June 2017 Heatwave In Europe was…

Sexual Harassment At Tesla, + Tesla’s & Elon’s Tone Deaf Responses

By Steve Hanley Is there sexual harassment at Tesla? You decide Sexual Harassment At Tesla, + Tesla’s & Elon’s Tone Deaf Responses was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean…

Chile’s Santiago Metro Will Meet 60% Of Its Energy Demand From Renewables

By Saurabh Mahapatra Chile’s Santiago metro system will soon source as much as 60% of its energy requirements from renewable energy sources Chile’s Santiago Metro Will Meet 60% Of Its Energy Demand From Renewables was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook |…

71% Of Saskatchewan Residents Oppose Carbon Tax

By James Ayre In not-so-uplifting news, a new study from the Angus Reid Institute has found that 71% of the residents of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan oppose the imposition of a countrywide carbon tax. In other words, only around 29% of people in Saskatchewan support a nationwide carbon tax, according to the study 71%…

Kangaroos Are Confusing Volvo’s Self-Driving Vehicle Tech In Australia

By James Ayre Some critics of self-driving vehicle technology have expressed skepticism that it will be possible to truly account for all (or enough) of the novel situations that drivers regularly have to deal with Kangaroos Are Confusing Volvo’s Self-Driving Vehicle Tech In Australia was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join…

India’s CleanMax Solar Will Execute Rooftop Solar Projects For Chennai Metro

By Saurabh Mahapatra India’s leading rooftop solar power EPC company has been selected to provide services to the Chennai Metro system in the state of Tamil Nadu. India’s CleanMax Solar Will Execute Rooftop Solar Projects For Chennai Metro was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ |…

Paraguay Expected To Approve Its First Renewable Energy Law Soon

By Saurabh Mahapatra The South American country of Paraguay will soon take its first step towards implementation of renewable energy technologies and, in process, will join other major economies on the continent in moving towards large-scale adoption of clean energy. Paraguay Expected To Approve Its First Renewable Energy Law Soon was originally published on CleanTechnica….

NHTSA to reexamine civil penalty rate adjustment for inflation for CAFE standards

By mmillikin The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reexamining a rule that adjusts civil penalties related to the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for inflation. NHTSA is publishing two notices in the Federal Register (docket numbers NHTSA-2016-0136 and NHTSA-2017-0059). The first notice indicates that NHTSA is reconsidering the…

Le bruit des éoliennes peut annuler une vente #FRA

By National Wind Watch [The noise of new wind turbines may justify the cancellation of the purchase of a house if the buyer claims it. … In short, the seller, purchaser, notary and administrations are excusable because, all knowing the project, nobody could have imagined the magnitude of the nuisances. It was only when they…

Zimbabwe Plans 1 Gigawatt Renewables Capacity By 2025

By Saurabh Mahapatra The South African nation of Zimbabwe is reportedly planning a big push in the renewable energy sector with specific capacity targets and financial support to project developers. Zimbabwe Plans 1 Gigawatt Renewables Capacity By 2025 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ |…

US Fuel Economy Took A Hit During June

By Jon LeSage Average window-sticker fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S. dropped 0.2 mpg last month from May, according to a monthly study. Decreasing gasoline prices and the popularity of SUVs, crossovers, and pickups were behind the steep drop in fuel efficiency of vehicles sold. Data comes from the monthly report written…

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