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Cars

Cleantech News Roundup: Alberta Tar Sands, Honda Clarity, Electric Maserati, Tesla Motorcycle, Wind Turbine Myth, & India’s Solar Appetite

Published on June 21st, 2018 | by Derek Markham

In this edition of the cleantech news roundup, we've got a Honda Clarity review, a Tesla motorcycle nothingburger, an electric Maserati Alfieri GT, an electric Mustang and a Volvo 142 electric conversion, a debunked wind myth, Canada's tar sands "investment" (which should be pronounced 'money down the drain'), and even an easy sesame noodle recipe... Read More


Green Economy

The Rad Kidz Know The Fastest Way to Circular Fashion

Published on June 21st, 2018 | by Susanna Schick

At the Urban Air Market in Los Feliz, a swanky neighborhood tucked into the east side of Los Angeles, I was excited to see so many upcycled crafts in one place. Particularly of the textile variety, considering how Americans throw out 11 million tons of textiles every year. 80% of those old clothes goes straight to landfill. ... Read More


Cars

Is The German Car Industry Losing The Electric Race?

Published on June 21st, 2018 | by Tobias Engelmeier

When you think about electric cars, chances are your mind conjures up the coyly, charming face of Elon Musk, founder of Tesla. He tells us how humans should become a multi-planetary species and how, yes, somewhere along the way, we will drive chic and clean electric cars. The future is possible! It is within reach, if we just bundle our technological and entrepreneurial might... Read More


Air Quality

Siemens’ City Performance Tool Connects Long-Term Goals With Today’s Solutions

Published on June 21st, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Siemens has rolled out its new Siemens City Performance Tool that takes a snapshot of current city infrastructure and helps city leaders identify current as well as future actions cities can take to meet their climate, transportation, and energy goals. To learn a bit more about the new tool and the reports it generates, we sat down with Siemens' Chief City Executive for California and Arizona, Dennis Rodriguez... Read More


Batteries

Wind & Solar To Achieve 50% By 2050 As Coal Shrinks To 11%, Predicts BNEF

Published on June 21st, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Bloomberg New Energy Finance released its latest New Energy Outlook report for 2018 and it's good news for the renewable energy industry, with wind and solar expected to grow to almost 50% by 2050, coal to shrink to 11% of global electricity generation, and batteries to increase in popularity as prices plummet. ... Read More


Boats

Zero Motorcycles, Jaguar Electric Boat, Tesla Model 3 Road Trip, & EV Charging For The Masses (Cleantech Talk Today #6)

Published on June 20th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

Welcome to today’s “Cleantech Talk Today” discussion of fresh electric vehicle (EV) news. In this daily podcast and video series, we talk about anything electric that moves, crawls, flies, rides, drives, swims, swings, or skips. Today we take a closer look at Zero Motorcycles, jump into an interesting Jaguar Electric Boat world speed record, and circle the topic of what it takes to go on a Tesla Model 3 road trip and what we need in the EV charging space overall for the masses to join the fun... Read More


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