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Carbon Emissions Set To Hit All-Time High In 2018

December 6th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

In the space of two days, the International Energy Agency and the Global Carbon Project announced that not only will carbon emissions from advanced economies increase this year for the first time in five years, but that global carbon emissions are set to hit an all-time high, growing by more than 2%


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Condoleezza Rice Discusses Peace In The Middle East At Stanford Global Energy Forum

November 23rd, 2018 | by Susanna Schick

One of the speakers was Saudia Arabia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi. He began with the official statement (as of that day, November 1st, 2018) about the massacre of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Then he and Secretary Condoleezza Rice got down to the business of how Saudi Arabia plans to remain a viable country as demand for oil shrinks. As oil represents 46% of its GDP and 87% of its exports, this is a massive challenge to its (rather imbalanced) economy. Rice asked him a host of touchy questions with the utmost diplomacy, as expected from a former Secretary of State


Swedish Mining Equipment Manufacturer Will Be 100% Electric In 5 Years

November 20th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

After logging 60,000 hours on its first generation electric vehicles, Swedish mining equipment manufacturer Epiroc launched its second generation of electric mining vehicles this month alongside news that it would be electrifying its entire lineup in the next 5 years


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How Trolls Dominate The Internet

November 2nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

If you've been on the internet lately, you've probably noticed a few trolls. In fact, if you've spent much time in discussions about Tesla, politics, or climate change, you've seen swarms of trolls roll in. Sometimes you may have thought, "Hey, these peeps be trolls?" And sometimes you may have simply assumed they were normal human beings honestly expressing their point of view


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Wind Power Has Been Helping Humans For Over 1,000 Years

October 2nd, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Today, wind power is misperceived by some as being a fringe technology for environmentalists. However, it has been assisting humans for thousands of years in various forms, long before the use of fossil fuels. It also appears the utilization of wind resources will easily last much longer than the use of fossil fuels


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Trump’s Trade War – Headed for Catastrophe

September 26th, 2018 | by George Harvey

When I wrote “Trump Is Already Losing The Trade War,” last March, I did not envision things going quite this badly for him quite this fast. Here it is just six months later, and I think it is possible to predict that Trump’s America can only suffer increasing losses as the catastrophe goes on


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Middle East & Africa To Install More Than 83 Gigawatts Of Solar By 2023

August 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

New regional research by GTM Research focusing on the Middle East and Africa (MEA) has forecast solar installations to skyrocket by 170% this year and continue accelerating to install more than 83 gigawatts (GW) of new solar capacity between 2018 and 2023. 


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Laura Ingraham Reveals The Hatred, Bigotry, & Racism That Defines Trump’s America

August 13th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Laura Ingraham has become wealthy by peddling her hate-filled spew on Fox News. Sometimes you have to wonder if the cast of characters that network features really believe the awful things they say or whether they are just highly paid actors who have perfected the art of purveying their toxic stew of venom and bile on screen, only to return to being normal human beings when the camera is off


Epic Energy Usage In Our Tesla Model S In Albania

May 19th, 2018 | by Jacek Fior

Here we come with the final stage of our CleanTechnica Tesla Shuttle Adventure. Our previous entries attracted a lot of attention in the countries we visited and the photo of the Polish tourist in Macedonia was a Twitter hit. We also received emails from concerned EV enthusiasts from Hungary, who were sorry to hear  about our difficulties in Debrecen


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Solar Chimneys & Solar Updraft Towers 101

April 22nd, 2018 | by James Ayre

Solar chimneys are an ancient passive solar technology whereby natural heat convection processes are harnessed to provide ventilation, amongst other possibilities



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