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Baidu Releases Apollo 1.5 (New Open-Source Autonomous Driving Platform) & Announces $1.5 Billion Fund

By James Ayre The China-based tech giant Baidu has released the newest iteration of its widely used open-source autonomous driving platform Apollo — which has been dubbed Apollo 1.5, appropriately enough Baidu Releases Apollo 1.5 (New Open-Source Autonomous Driving Platform) & Announces $1.5 Billion Fund was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica,…

Plug-in Hybrid Cars Must Be Plugged In. Who Knew?

By Steve Hanley A report by Fleet News slams plug-in hybrid cars. But its analysis is twisted to show bias toward diesels. Plug-in Hybrid Cars Must Be Plugged In. Who Knew? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter….

Even With Huge Carbon Emissions Reductions World’s Periglacial Zones (Home To Permafrost) To Disappear By 2100, Research Finds

By James Ayre The world’s periglacial zones, home to essentially all of the world’s permafrost, will “almost completely disappear” by the year 2100 even in the most optimistic of scenarios concerning greenhouse gas emissions reductions, according to a new study Even With Huge Carbon Emissions Reductions World’s Periglacial Zones (Home To Permafrost) To Disappear By…

Lithium From A Surprising Source (Infographic)

By Andrea Bertoli If we’re going to scale up electric vehicle production, we need an abundance of lithium. Mining or production capacity is quite limited at this point, and it looks like the oil industry might be the best source of this valuable mineral going forward towards a more renewable future Lithium From A Surprising…

Electric Car S-Curve Adoption By Country (Fun Chart!)

By Zachary Shahan Electric car sales are increasing at very different speeds around the world. Some developed countries still only see a handful of electric car sales per month. Others are moving hundreds of cars off of lots and into garages every day Electric Car S-Curve Adoption By Country (Fun Chart!) was originally published on…

Tesla Exploring Opening Service Stations Alongside Superchargers

By Kyle Field Tesla is reportedly exploring the possibility of opening service stations to be co-located with its Superchargers, reports GrubStreet Tesla Exploring Opening Service Stations Alongside Superchargers was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter. Read Full Article…

US Solar Industry Could Be Devastated By Today’s Tariffs Ruling — May Lead To Crushing Tariffs

By Jeremy Bloom Are solar cells too cheap? That’s what the US International Trade Commission effectively ruled Friday, granting bankrupt US manufacturers SolarWorld and Suniva’s petition for relief from cheaper imported solar panels. Next, they’ll deliberate a remedy, which would likely mean job-crushing tariffs. The solar industry says that with the price of panels jacked…

New Consumers Energy program helps Michigan businesses go 100% renewables

By Michelle Froese Consumers Energy recently received approval from the Michigan Public Service Commission to create a pilot program that will let large businesses match their energy use with renewable energy sources. Consumers Energy announced that it is starting a new program to help large businesses be powered 100% by renewable energy. “Large businesses increasingly…

Air Pollution Exposure & Kidney Disease Linked By New Study

By James Ayre Exposure to air pollution increases the risk of experiencing a decline in kidney function and developing kidney disease, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology Air Pollution Exposure & Kidney Disease Linked By New Study was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from…

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