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This Is Yuuuge! Musk Retweets 350.org Climate March Video

Elon Musk has retweeted a Tweet from 350.org showing a video of people marching in the Climate March in Washington on April 29. This Is Yuuuge! Musk Retweets 350.org Climate March Video was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Kitty Hawk Flyer (Backed By Google’s Larry Page) Takes Flight

And another vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft takes to the sky, this one being Silicon Valley's much lauded Kitty Hawk, which is backed by Google's Larry Page Kitty Hawk Flyer (Backed By Google’s Larry Page) Takes FlightShow More Summary

Musk Talks About Tesla Semi, More Gigafactories, & Electric Roller Skates

Elon Musk told his audience at the TED Conference in Vancouver that Tesla may announce as many as four new Gigafactories this year. He also revealed a teaser of the Tesla Semi and a video explaining how underground tunnels might work. Musk...Show More Summary

Volvo XC60 Production Line Opens — T8 Plug-In Hybrid Version Tops The Lineup

Volvo isn't exactly at the front of the EV pack, but it is now trying to catch up (to some degree). A positive sign from the company is that it's electrifying one of its most popular vehicles, the Volvo XC60, and the production lineShow More Summary

Tesla Auto Body Repair Specialists Can Now Get Trained Online

Tesla says it will be selling 500,000 cars a year soon. The odds are good that with all those Teslas running around, some of them are going to find solid objects to run into, causing dings and dents -- or worse -- that will need to be repaired. Show More Summary

Public Lands Are Responsible For Billions In Consumer Spending, & Trump Wants To Sell Them Off

Today, Congress is discussing the impact of the outdoor recreation industry. The meeting comes at a time when the environment faces growing threats both from climate change and the Trump Administration. President Trump has moved to open...Show More Summary

Why Large Animals Can’t Handle A Little Rain

Today, climate change is fueling heavy precipitation around the globe. Species have started to shift locations or find other ways to adapt. Is the past prologue? Why Large Animals Can’t Handle A Little Rain was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Sea-Level Rise Will Send Millions Of Refugees To Inland Cities

When rising waters from superstorms like Katrina or Sandy inundate heavily populated coastal communities, vast numbers of people will abandon their destroyed homes and flee for safety and shelter elsewhere. Where will they go?—?and how...Show More Summary

The Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Draining Huge Quantities Of Water Out To Sea

When climate scientists look at Antarctica, they see a ticking time bomb. If the ice sheet melts, it will raise sea levels by tens of feet, flooding coastal cities around the globe. For now, the southern continent is relatively stable,...Show More Summary

Dubai Gets Its 1st Solar-Powered Gas Station — Really

It's a bit of a paradox — a solar-powered gas station. But, if anything, it's another sign of how the world is slowly but surely turning away from fossil fuels toward clean, renewable energy. Dubai is part of the United Arab Emirates, the fourth-largest oil producer in the world. Show More Summary

Liter Of Light: Volunteers Are Turning Used Plastic Bottles Into Skylights & Street Lamps

In 2002, Brazilian mechanic Alfred Moser had his own eureka moment involving an old Coke bottle and a spoonful of bleach. His makeshift lightbulb is now illuminating homes across the developing world. Liter Of Light: Volunteers Are Turning...Show More Summary

Trump Wants To Cut Renewables Out Of The Energy Market

President Trump made much noise during the election about putting coal miners back to work. Most analysts agree that won’t happen?—?coal is being undercut by wind, solar and natural gas in the energy market. But what if the federal government...Show More Summary

Building A Coal Plant In Kansas In 2017 Could Be More Trouble Than It’s Worth

Then, last month, coal got a break in Kansas, where the state Supreme Court ruled against Earthjustice and the Sierra Club, granting a permit to the Sunflower Electric Power Corporation to build an expansion to its coal-fired power plant in Holcomb. Show More Summary

Can Coal Make A Comeback? No. No It Can’t — Columbia Center On Global Energy Policy

A new report published by Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy has concluded that no amount of regulatory rollbacks and policy decisions made by Donald Trump's administration will be able to succeed in bringing back coal jobs. Can Coal Make A Comeback? No. Show More Summary

Rocky Start To 2017 For DONG Energy, But High Expectations For Rest Of Year

Danish wind energy giant DONG Energy published its first quarter financial results on Thursday, and it was mixed news for investors, whose reaction caused share prices to drop 2.7%. Rocky Start To 2017 For DONG Energy, But High Expectations...Show More Summary

Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Is Permanently Entombed With World’s Largest Movable Structure

April 26 was the 31st anniversary of the massive and world-changing explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant's Unit 4 reactor, back in 1986, which shifted how the world sees nuclear energy. In November of 2016, the power plantShow More Summary

Aquila Capital Acquires Six Norwegian Hydropower Plants

Aquila Capital, the Alternative Investment Company, has acquired six Norwegian run-of-river hydropower plants from Norwegian energy company BKK AS for an undisclosed price. Aquila Capital Acquires Six Norwegian Hydropower Plants wasShow More Summary

Harvard University “Pausing” Investments For Some Fossil Fuels

After several years of growing pressure from students, faculty, alumni, and outside proponents of fossil fuel divestment, Harvard University is set to pause investments in some fossil fuels. Harvard University “Pausing” Investments For...Show More Summary

Climate Change Could Sink Coastal Property Values, Flood Inland Cities With Refugees

Two new studies suggest rising ocean levels will lead to a collapse of US coastal property values and mass migration to already crowded cities. Climate Change Could Sink Coastal Property Values, Flood Inland Cities With Refugees wasShow More Summary

Panasonic Opens Its 1st EV Battery Factory In China

In line with the fast-growing EV market, Panasonic is opening a new EV battery factory in China -- the world's #1 EV market. Panasonic is known for partnering with Tesla -- they have been building Gigafactory 1 and improving lithium-ion...Show More Summary

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