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Being Educated No Defense Against Being A Climate Change Denier

When confronting a climate change denier, it is best not to demean their intellect, question their parentage, or impugn their integrity. Changing minds requires hard work and compassion. Being Educated No Defense Against Being A Climate...Show More Summary

Coal Pit Water Pumping Costs Set Precedent

Today I learned that the German Ruhr region needs to find a budget of around 220 million Euro a year to deal with the environmental consequences of 150 years of coal mining. Around two thirds of that sum is needed for pumping pit water. Coal...Show More Summary

A closer look at the all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf

Nissan’s new Leaf is the updated version of one of the pioneers of the modern all-electric consumer car, and the change is a promising one. The new vehicle offers 150 miles of range based on EPA estimates, which is a lot more than its predecessor at 107 miles (if off a bit when compared to other modern EVs like the Chevrolet Bolt). Show More Summary

Volkswagen Aims For Pan-European Battery Cell Union (Maybe)

It's one of the hottest debates in the EV enthusiast community these days: what's the best battery approach for automakers — vertical integration or simply buying batteries from top battery producers? Either approach could end up with...Show More Summary

California Close To Banning Pet Shop Sales Of Non-Rescue Cats, Dogs And Rabbits

The bill, aimed at fighting puppy mills and their ilk, still needs to be signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

EV Charging Uses Less Energy Than Water Heating In Typical US Household

Home charging of electric vehicles uses considerably less energy annually in a typical household in the US than home heating or water heating, according to new data from the US Department of Energy (DOE) EV Charging Uses Less EnergyShow More Summary

Protecting America’s Working Forests Begins With Innovative Companies

The private sector—and corporate America in particular—has led the charge on an array of sustainability issues, climate change

EV Obsessed? Write With Us!

Back when Important Media (the network CleanTechnica is a part of) was started, the idea was primarily that the customers would be the writers. The network (which was actually called Green Options Media, or GO Media, for a few years) would handle web hosting, website design, other website management items, etc. Show More Summary

How To Drive 755 Kilometers On One Charge In An Opel Ampera-e

Two journalists in Germany managed to drive an Opel Ampera-e nearly twice as far as its official range estimates. Here's how they did it. How To Drive 755 Kilometers On One Charge In An Opel Ampera-e was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Removing Tesla Model 3 Aero Wheels Seems To Be Pretty Easy … (Video)

While this video is probably not the most important thing that most people will see in their lives... it may well prove interesting and useful to those who will be acquiring a Tesla Model 3 at some point, don't want the base aero wheels, and don't want to pay $1500 more for the sport wheels. Show More Summary

Alphabet (Google) Has Spent Well Over $1.1 Billion On Self-Driving Vehicle Development To Date

The parent company of Google, Alphabet, has now spent more than $1.1 billion on the development of self-driving vehicle tech — with that figure relating to funding from the start of the moonshot program's Project Chauffeur in 2009 through...Show More Summary

Tesla Secures Patent For Battery Swap Technology

Tesla has been granted a patent for a quick-swap Electric Energy Storage System (EESS), a new patent reveals Tesla Secures Patent For Battery Swap Technology was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Daimler Shows Off Fuso eCanter Electric Truck, Partners With StoreDot For 5 Minute Charging

Daimler has unveiled its Fuso branded eCanter electric truck in Manhattan. Mitsubishi Fuso is part of the Daimler Truck Group, along with Freightliner and Mercedes-Benz. The eCanter electric light duty delivery truck has been under development for several years and will be manufactured in Tramagal, Portugal. Show More Summary

Why Nissan Has A Trick Up Its Sleeve With The New LEAF

After the presentation of the new Nissan LEAF, we realized it wasn't really a new generation, but more a deep workout of the current one, leaving the real "LEAF II" to Why Nissan Has A Trick Up Its Sleeve With The New LEAF was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Audi Elaine & Aicon Autonomous Concepts At Frankfurt Motor Show

Audi brought two autonomous concepts to Frankfurt — the Elaine, with Level 4 autonomy, and the Aicon, with full Level 5 autonomy. When the future arrives, Audi will be ready. Audi Elaine & Aicon Autonomous Concepts At Frankfurt Motor...Show More Summary

Plug-In Hybrid Electric Cars — Forgotten & Shamed Heroes

I've got some issues with plug-in hybrids, and particularly how they've been designed by most automakers — well, all automakers except GM. However, plug-in hybrids are superb options — the best options — for many buyers. They even offer more environmental benefits than fully electric cars in some cases. Show More Summary

Read This If You Think You Have Money-Making Climate-Change Solutions

Bertrand Piccard is a third-generation explorer whose ancestors have set records for altitude, depth, and speed – and always

Solutionary Rail Proposes A Single Infrastructure Upgrade That Solves Two Chronic Problems

Solutionary Rail is a book with a strange title that proposes a plan to solve two critical infrastructure challenges with a single effort. Electrifying the US rail system and installing electrical transmission lines that serve to both...Show More Summary

Using Solar To Power Bitcoin Mining Could Yield Big Profits

Bitcoin mining is a nice fit for a desert solar project, since it needs no power line. The work comes to the site of electricity generation, not the other way round Using Solar To Power Bitcoin Mining Could Yield Big Profits was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

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