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Do One Thing

November 15th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

This has been building for a while, but this week's call to action from 15,000 world scientists pushed me up the final step that led to this article


7 Reasons The Future Is Electric

November 12th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard

Seven concepts -- fungibility, ubiquity, loose coupling, electronics outperforming the physical, human nature, economics and the future already being here -- make it clear that the future is electric


Electric Motocross Motorcycle … Tesla Model 3 Photos … Nissan LEAF Test Drive From Early Tesla Model S Driver (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

October 30th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Missed some stories on CleanTechnica this past week? Of course you did — no one can read them all! See what people were most enticed to read, and click through to some of the stories if they tickle your fancy or you just want to see where the discussions in the comment threads went


Philips Rounds Out Its LED Product Portfolio With Two New Bulbs

October 25th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Philips has released two new LED bulbs for residential use that have the potential to add some fun and personality to your space. We have reviewed Philips LED bulbs in the past and had a great experience, so when the team at Philips reached out to us about the new bulbs, we eagerly agreed to run them through the paces


Broadly Sharing the Benefits of “Decarbonization”

July 27th, 2017 | by John Farrell

Last summer, I saw a presentation on “deep decarbonization” that outlined necessary changes in the US economy in order to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The presentation was fascinating, offering some very specific elements to focus our attention. For example, the following graphic shows the average number of replacements for various infrastructure types prior to the typical deadline of 2050. A hot water heater might be swapped three times by 2050, providing several opportunities to make it more efficient or switch its fuel source. Conversely, a power plant might be replaced once (if at all), and a new home is likely to still be in use past the 2050 deadline


BMW Now Charging Electric Cars Via Light Poles

May 20th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

A year ago, BMW's carsharing program known as ReachNow folded up shop in San Francisco and moved to Seattle. The service began with 370 cars, including electric BMW i3 sedans and conventional 3 Series and MINI offerings. A year later, the ReachNow fleet has grown to more than 700 cars and expanded to Portland and Brooklyn. It now has more than 50,000 members



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