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Air Pollution Reduces Cognition, & Not Just Via The Lungs

Published on May 22nd, 2015 | by James Ayre

Originally published on EV Obsession. New research from an international coalition of investigators has found that air pollution directly causes cognitive deficits (negatively affects cognition) independently from the reduced lung functioning that accompanies exposure to air ... Read More

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Has The Under2 MoU Changed Anything?

Published on May 22nd, 2015 | by Roy L Hales

Originally published on the ECOreport. Are the drought conditions spreading throughout the West Coast connected to climate transformation? States of emergency have been declared in California, Washington, and parts of Oregon. Though British Columbia has not ... Read More

Clean Power

The Series “Standing On Sacred Ground”

The Series “Standing On Sacred Ground”

Published on May 22nd, 2015 | by Roy L Hales

Connections & Climate Change Originally published on the ECO Report. Christopher McLeod was disturbed by the environmental injustice. He saw Native Americans subjected to airborne coal pollution, and their water being taken for slurry lines. The Hopi ... Read More

Clean Power


DamNation — Documentary Film Review

Published on May 22nd, 2015 | by Kyle Field

Making the Case for Dam Removal There is a battle going on between green factions over our rivers: those who want to harness the immense power of the earth’s waterways to generate clean, renewable hydroelectricity are ... Read More

Clean Power


Bashkortostan Turning To Solar

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

Originally published on From deep down in the Earth, 300,000 barrels of oil a day are filled in the Autonomous Republic of Bashkortostan. Nevertheless, this oil-wealthy majority-Muslim nation is expanding its economic energy in the ... Read More


Tesla Gigafactory Drone Flyover (Video)

Tesla Gigafactory Drone Flyover (Video)

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by James Ayre


Originally published on EV Obsession. I’m sure that you’ve repeatedly heard about how massive Tesla’s currently-under-construction Gigafactory is, about how much money is going into creating it, and about how huge battery production capacity will be; ... Read More

Clean Power


Two Items Will Decide Where Solar Is In 2020

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Guest Contributor


By Tony Clifford, CEO of Standard Solar A friend of mine recently asked me for my thoughts on what the solar industry would look like in five years. My first inclination was to say, “It depends.” But ... Read More

Clean Power


Oldest Operating Wind Turbine In World Turning 40

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Jake Richardson


On May 30, the world’s oldest operating wind turbine will turn 40 years old. Tvindkraft was built in Denmark at the Tvind school in Jutland. Danish wind enthusiasts will join there again soon to celebrate the ... Read More

Clean Power


Bladeless Wind Turbine — Reality Check

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Guest Contributor


The Vortex Bladeless wind turbine recently covered here on CleanTechnica and many other sites is, unfortunately, yet another example of an impractical, uncompetitive wind turbine that is getting too much hype for its extremely weak results and ... Read More



2016 BYD E6 Will Get Bigger Battery & Longer Range

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Christopher DeMorro


Originally published on EV Obsession. Earlier this year, the Chinese electric car invasion quietly began with a pilot program in Chicago, where Uber drivers were offered a chance to test out the BYD E6. The 60 ... Read More

Clean Power


United States Can Unlock Wind Energy In All 50 States

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill


A new report published by the US Department of Energy has shown how the United States can unlock vast additional wind energy resources by tapping into stronger winds higher above the ground. Unlocking these stronger and more ... Read More

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