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A Gas Station!

February 11th, 2020 | by Barry A.F.

There was a building on a relatively busy corner leading out of town that could never stay in business. From the time I was a kid, it kept changing and opening as something else — a restaurant, a trading post, an antique store, a restaurant several times, and probably a few other businesses over the years that I can't even remember


Tesla Resumes Operations At Giga Shanghai In China

February 10th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Tesla has resumed operations in China. Its Gigafactory 3 (Giga Shanghai) was temporarily halted, along with all manufacturing operations in China, by the Chinese government in order to focus on containing the spread of the coronavirus


Democratic Presidential Candidates On Climate & Energy — Pete Buttigieg & Elizabeth Warren

February 10th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In the second half of this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan continues his discussion with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, about the climate action plans (and other political matters) of current presidential candidates. This second part of a two-part series spends a lot of time discussing Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and the evolution (or devolution) in the Democratic Party and Republican Party


53 Million Gallons Of Wastewater Flushes Daily Into Hawaii’s Waters — How One Local Non-Profit Is Working To Fix This

February 8th, 2020 | by Andrea Bertoli

Hawaii has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and yet there are serious water quality issues to content with, primarily due to the large quantity of cesspools in the State. This is a huge issue for all of the islands, and impacts the health of humans, animals, and our ocean ecology. Here's the story of a local non-profit that's working to fix this crappy situation.


Tesla China Donates ¥5M To Help Fight Coronavirus

February 7th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The coronavirus is daunting, and while many are fearful, many more are stepping up to help make an impact and save lives. Tesla China is helping with the fight against the coronavirus by donating ¥5M to the local CDC in hopes of helping to fight the fast-spreading outbreak


Which Plant Milk Is Least Terrible For The Planet?

January 31st, 2020 | by Andrea Bertoli

We know that dairy milk is bad for the planet, but what about the plant-based alternatives. Take a look at some of the concerns with plant milks and see where your favorite option falls on the sustainabilty list.


Botswana-Based Accite Holdings Brings Plant-Based Meat Revolution To Africa With Beyond Meat

January 22nd, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

Infinite Foods, a subsidiary of Botswana-based Accite Holdings, plans to tackle Africa’s nutrition problem in a more sustainable way by promoting plant-based food products across Sub-Saharan Africa. Africa’s expanding population and development will see many move into middle income status and with it increase their meat and dairy intake. Increased meat and dairy intake on a global scale will put more strain on the Earth’s resources which will struggle to sustain the projected surge in demand for red meat and milk using an animal-based system, which is inefficient


Top 3 Advantages of EVs

January 19th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

There are many electric vehicle (EV) advantages, but the top benefit according to EV drivers in survey after survey is the environmental benefit of driving electric. Our friends at Third Row Podcast recently broke that out into three distinct advantages. Those advantages are that they are energy efficient, reduce air pollution, and help prevent climate change


Delta Flight Dumps Fuel On School Children

January 15th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

A Delta flight bound for Shanghai had to make an emergency fuel dump earlier today. That fuel rained down upon Los Angeles near a school playground. Around 40 people were injured, the AJC reports



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