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Africa Has Sloads Of Resources — Trump May Have Provoked The World’s 2nd Largest Continent To Detach Itself From The Old World

Anyone who knows me — or has read my resume below — will understand why I have to comment on the horrendous outburst by the President of the United States on January 11th. I heard Jesse Watters on Fox News explain that the shole remarks...Show More Summary

Electric Mobility Company CLEVER To Build Its 1st Ultra-Fast Charging Station In Denmark

The EU Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) program in 2017 granted the two major electric mobility companies operating in Denmark — CLEVER and E.ON — financing for new ultra-fast charging stations. The former is now unveiling its first design

Gatehouse Media’s Anti-Wind Report: At Best, It’s Shoddy Journalism

What happens when young journalists find out that some people living near wind farms really hate them? Do they interview a few of them, interview a few others who like them for balance, interview a few experts, and write a reasoned and balanced article? Most of the time, yes

Good News! Study Claims Global Warming Will Only Be Disastrous, Not Catastrophic

A new study suggests the Earth may not suffer a catastrophic increase in average temperatures but predicts it will see an increase of about 2.8 degrees Celsius. That's enough to cause massive changes in climate that will affect hundreds of millions of people.

UK Study Claims Shale Gas One Of Least Desirable Options For Generating Electricity

A study by the University of Manchester finds that shale gas obtained by fracking is one of the least sustainable fuels for generating electricity sustainably, with wind and solar ranked highest.

BNEF Predicts 107 Gigawatts Of Solar In 2018 & $330 Billion In Clean Energy Investment, Again!

Bloomberg New Energy Finance experts are predicting that global solar capacity additions made in 2018 will reach 107 gigawatts and that clean energy investment will again hit $330 billion. 

UK Wind Power Output Breaks Record, Tops 13 Gigawatts

UK wind electricity output has skyrocketed in the past week, breaking 10 gigawatts for the first time ever on Saturday before climbing further to peak at 13.5 gigawatts on Wednesday. 

Climate Action Tracker To Develop Paris-Consistent Benchmarks

The Climate Action Tracker, one of the world's leading climate science advisories, has announced that it is developing a new series of Climate Action Benchmarks that will serve to highlight the level of emissions reductions governments and sectors must achieve to contribute to the Paris Climate Agreement's long-term temperature goal. 

Masdar & Statoil To Explore Potential Of Battery Storage At Hywind Scotland

Masdar and Statoil have announced a collaborative agreement to study and explore the potential for battery storage by analyzing data from their joint offshore wind and battery storage project at Hywind Scotland, known as Batwind. 

Shell Continues Renewable Investment Spree With UK Solar PPA

Shell has continued its recent investment spree in the clean energy sector this week, announcing a Power Purchase Agreement in England which will make it the single off-taker from the largest solar farm in the country, the 69.8 MW Bradenstoke solar power plant

New Perovskite Solar Cell Breakthrough Funded By Texas Oilman’s Legacy

The Texas-based Welch Foundation is behind new perovskite solar cell research that will keep pushing the cost of solar power down, down, down

Minnesota Utility Takes Baby Steps Toward Broadening Community Solar Access

Minnesota’s largest utility is planning a pilot community solar program specifically targeted to low-income customers, an important first step in bridging significant gaps in accessing the benefits of the state’s burgeoning clean energy economy

No, GM Isn’t Going To Crush Tesla

Recently Business Insider published a fairly thoughtful, historically informed, but ultimately inaccurate opinion piece saying that GM just hadn't bothered crushing Tesla yet, but was about to. In other words, it looked backward well, but forward poorly

Hold On, That Infiniti Q Inspiration May Be Electric After All

Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa announced at the Detroit auto show on Tuesday that all new Infiniti models will be electric or plug-in hybrids beginning in 2021.

Greenlots Working With Californian Utility For Turnkey Charging Solutions In Critical Spots

If you live in PG&E's utility network, there is a program you might be interested in checking out. Greenlots provides grid-enabled EV smart charging solutions that have caught the eyes of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), which has launched a program that will help further the adoption of electric vehicles in the region. Show More Summary

Europe & UK Decide To Get Serious About Plastic Pollution, Sort Of

New proposals from the EU and the UK are meant to address the scourge of plastic-based trash, most of which ends up in landfills and in the oceans. But are those proposals too little too late?

BlackRock CEO Calls For Social Justice In Corporate Culture

Laurence Fink, CEO of Black Rock, an investment firm with over $6 million in assets under management, has written a letter telling corporate CEOs they must be socially responsible or risk losing their social license to operate.

Volkswagen To Pay $232 Million Settlement In Canada Relating To Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen will be paying a settlement of up to $232 million (CAD$290.5) in Canada relating to excess emissions from 3.0-liter diesel vehicles sold there in recent years, according to recent reports

UK’s Climate Change Watchdog Warns Clean Growth Strategy “Does Not Go Far Enough”

The UK's Committee on Climate Change has warned that the Government's Clean Growth Strategy, though ambitious, does not go far enough and that urgent action and additional measures are necessary in order to meet the country's carbon targets. 

Australia Secures Record Clean Energy Investment In 2017

Australia recorded its best ever clean energy investment year in 2017, according to new figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, taking in $9 billion in 2017, up 150% on 2016 and lifting Australia to 7th position in terms of global clean energy investment last year. 

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