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Greta Sails Home, + Common “Net-Zero Emissions” Questions & Answers

November 16th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

This week, Greta Thunberg, the well known empowered climate activist from Northern Europe, continued her net-zero-emissions journey by returning home. Greta is working to educate the world. She spreads hope and addresses concerns. Avoiding the use of fossil fuels, she once again took to the seas rather than flying in order to reach Europe with her father


The Greatest Scam In History

November 14th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

It’s a tale for all time. What might be the greatest scam in history or, at least, the one that threatens to take history down with it. Think of it as the climate-change scam that beat science, big time


The Fastest Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport

November 4th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

The multidimensional aspects of a situation are sometimes quite hard to grasp. Take a situation that involves one's health, one's transit, and commuting habits. How does travel, whether around the neighborhood, to the store, to visit family, or to commute to a job matter? It matters quite a bit in coexistence


Two Solar-Powered Teslas

November 1st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

In late 2012, I went to the Miami International Auto Show and had my first experience in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). My brother-in-law and I took a ride in a Fisker Karma inside the Miami Beach Convention Center. It was an amazing opportunity to experience the future of transport, as we glided silently through a short indoor track


Tesla Model 3 Becomes 1st 100% Electric Taxi Cab Approved By NYC

November 1st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The City of New York (NYC) has put the Tesla Model 3 on the list of approved yellow cabs. The Model 3 is the first-ever all-electric car to make it on the list. Previously, some hybrid cars were on the list, such as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, and Ford Fusion Hybrid (see full list below)


Heat (The Elephant In The Room)

October 30th, 2019 | by Gerard Reid

I came across a very interesting statistic the other day from the IEA's Renewables 2018 report. The statistic is that 50% of total energy consumption globally is used for the production of heat for our homes, industry, and other applications


A Clear Solution For Cleaner Air

October 12th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Californians love to be outside. But even on a clear, sunny day, we know that the air we are breathing isn’t as clean and clear as it looks, especially in our increasingly congested and crowded cities. Air quality is a complex topic that is affected by the weather, the time of day, and events like wildfires. But one aspect of air quality is very clear: tailpipe emissions make air quality worse. When those emissions happen in cities, millions of people are exposed to harmful pollution


Africa’s Oil Curse, the Example of Nigeria

October 11th, 2019 | by David Zarembka

CleanTechnica has been running a number of articles on little noted negative aspects of gas/diesel vehicles. These include hundreds of US deaths annually from carbon monoxide poisoning, oil refinery explosions, 137 US oil spills last year, what to do with old oil tankers, and the 150 gas/diesel car fires daily in the US. A common concept in Africa that is not noticed in the United States or other parts of the world is what in Africa is called “Africa’s Oil Curse.”


A Tesla Obsession That Sparked The Birth Of A Fascinating Newsletter

October 10th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

For quite a few people, their Tesla obsession starts way before purchasing a Tesla, or even without purchasing one. In my case, it started a month after we got our Model S. My family and I were in Spain for the holidays when I got a push notification about a new firmware update


A Formula For Catastrophe In The Arctic

September 30th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Unless humanity converts to alternative fuels, the Arctic may become the world’s primary source of fossil fuels, warns Michael T. Klare. The Trump administration welcomes the prospect


Tesla: Russia’s Top Propaganda Target

September 27th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

If you were to search for a typical article about Tesla in the media outlet RT (formerly called Russia Today, and Russia’s most prominent international information/propaganda outlet), it is likely that you would come away with the impression that Tesla is a company led by an incompetent CEO producing pathetic, highly dangerous, and unpopular cars


2020 — Time For Tesla’s Native Chinese Explosion

September 27th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

For many years, Tesla wanted to carve its place in the Chinese auto segment, but China remained a distant dream for the Silicon Valley–based electric carmaker. The highly regulated Chinese market has always been difficult terrain for overseas companies and continues to remain so to this day. But the size and growth opportunity presented by the world’s most populous nation was hard to ignore



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