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Rivian Reaps $2.5 Billion In Latest Funding Round As EV Investments Soar

Rivian has secured another $ 2.5 billion to help it get production of its electric vehicles started. It seems everybody wants to get in on the electric car game now that Tesla has blazed the trail.

CleanTechnica

Extreme Weather 2020: Tropical Storm Fay Bringing Weekend Of Heavy Rain, Gusts To Northeastern US – International Business Times

  1. Extreme Weather 2020: Tropical Storm Fay Bringing Weekend Of Heavy Rain, Gusts To Northeastern US  International Business Times
  2. Tropical system likely to bring heavy rain, wind along East Coast; severe weather impacts Midwest  Fox News
  3. Tropical Storm Fay deluges Mid-Atlantic coast, eyeing New York City with flooding, tornado risk  Washington Post
  4. Tropical Storm Fay develops, Canadian impacts outlined, here  The Weather Network
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‘Poor Man’s Oil’ Image Is Ruining Sales in Top Palm Market

As the highest ranks of the world’s palm oil industry gathered in a virtual conference last month, it became clear they were anxious about the same issue: The oil has a severe image problem in …

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Lyft or Uber Electric Car Cuts 3× More Pollution than Your Electric Car

A study published yesterday by researchers at the University of California, Davis, reminds us all why Lyft and Uber drivers should electrify faster than anyone, and why a Tesla app-based taxi service — robotaxis or not — would be so helpful

CleanTechnica

From Louisiana to Taiwan, environmental activists stand up to a major plastics company

Formosa Plastics, a Taiwanese plastics company, intends to build a complex St. James Parish, Louisiana, a region already known as “Cancer Alley.” Environmental activist Anne Rolfes faces criminal …

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Aquatic Plants May Help Chesapeake Bay Resist Ocean Acidification

In freshwater vegetation flats upstream of the Chesapeake, chemical reactions create molecules that raise pH levels in the bay.

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Liquid water is more than just hydrogen-oxygen molecules

Skoltech scientists in collaboration with researchers from the University of Stuttgart showed that the concentration of short-lived ions (H3O+ and OH-) in pure liquid water is much higher than that …

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Sea Shepherd helps the Gambia tackle illegal fishing – chinadialogue ocean

Sea Shepherd helps the Gambia tackle illegal fishing  chinadialogue ocean

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Racial justice movement spurs a Texas city council to bar fracking expansion

With the spotlight now on institutional racism, the city council of Arlington, Texas, took a historic stand by bucking a state law and refusing to expand a gas well complex close to a preschool for …

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