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Aviation

Aviation Biofuel Research Kicks Into High Gear

Published on March 20th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers at the DOE Joint Biofuel Institute say they are getting closer to making jet fuel from plants at a cost that will be competitive with convention jet fuel. Few things are as important as reducing or eliminating the more than 2 million tons of carbon dioxide that the airline industry creates every day. ... Read More


Cars

Audi Sales, Mercedes Sales, Toyota Sales, Infiniti Sales, Acura Car Sales, BMW Car Sales, Honda Car Sales, & Lexus Car Sales Down In February In USA

Published on March 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

In the month of February, these luxury auto companies and car divisions had the following sales drops: Acura Cars: −12% Audi: −12% Audi Cars: −12% BMW Cars: −12% Infiniti: −17% Infiniti: −46% Lexus Cars: −2% Mercedes-Benz: −13% Mercedes-Benz Cars: −4% Volvo Cars: −77%... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Remember What We’re Fighting For, People

Published on March 19th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

We have the privilege and honor of covering some really cool products, events, and people here on CleanTechnica, and that makes it really easy to get caught up in the hype. A new car, a faster charging system, a longer-range e-bike, an internet-connected indoor air quality monitor, yeah, ok, so we're geeks, but we're cool with that... Read More


Energy Storage

Storing Energy By Heating Stones To 600 Degrees — Could Power Denmark For Hours

Published on March 19th, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen

On Monday, the Danish minister of education and research, Tommy Ahlers, attended the official inauguration of a giant pilot facility that will use 600 degree hot stones to store energy. Speaking to dr.dk, he said: "This could be the missing link in our renewable energy transformation." (It's arguable whether there really is a missing link, but that's another story.)... Read More


Climate Change

climate change and flooding

Climate Change Comes To American Heartland

Published on March 19th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Floods are devastating large parts of the Midwest, due in part to changes in local weather patterns created by a warming planet, yet many still do not understand the distinction between weather and climate. ... Read More


Cars

Everybody Wants EV Charging Stations. But Who Wants To Build Them? (Video)

Published on March 19th, 2019 | by Nexus Media

A driver planning to make the trek from Denver to Salt Lake City can look forward to an eight-hour trip across some of the most beautiful parts of the country, long stretches with nary a town in sight. The fastest route would take her along I-80 through southern Wyoming. For 300 miles between Laramie and Evanston, she would see, according to a rough estimate, no fewer than 40 gas stations where she could fuel up her car. But if she were driving an electric vehicle, she would see just four charging stations where she could recharge her battery... Read More


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