Nov 212017
 

Pop quiz: What American automaker brought a pure electric car to market in the 1990s? Even a fresh-faced neophyte to the world of EVs probably knows the answer. But wait. Here’s another one: What automaker attempted to make a pure electric car in the 1960s, and again in the 1970s? Fewer may know the answer to that one. Final question: What automaker triggered a series of events in 1990 that led to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) passing a mandate requiring all major automakers to have no-emissions cars be a percentage of their sales by
CleanTechnica

Nov 202017
 

Express.co.uk

UK set for a WHITE CHRISTMAS and a winter colder than ANTARCTICA with -10C temperatures
Express.co.uk
THE UK is set for a white Christmas and a winter colder than Antarctica with temperatures falling to as low as -10C, forecasters predict. By Joseph Carey. PUBLISHED: 02:38, Mon, Nov 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 10:15, Mon, Nov 20, 2017 …

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Nov 202017
 

The China-based electric vehicle battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) is now planning a $ 2 billion IPO to be completed by the end of June 2018, with the funds to be used to accelerate the company’s expansion plans
CleanTechnica

Nov 202017
 

Salon

Can cities get smarter about extreme weather?
Salon
Discussions around improving resilience and adaptation to extreme events often focus on upgrading infrastructure or building new infrastructure, such as bigger levees or flood walls. But cities also need new ways of knowing, evaluating and anticipating

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Correction: Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil

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Nov 202017
 

In a Nov. 16 story about the Keystone pipeline oil spill, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that it was smaller than 17 other leaks of oil or petroleum products in the U.S. since 2010. It was smaller than 16 and the same size as one other.
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Fracking’s use of water negates proclaimed benefits to society

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Nov 192017
 

use was made of the ensuing wastewater. Until fracking is water-neutral, or water use is replaced with a more abundant resource, fracking’s products will not make our lives “healthier and better,” to use Kafer’s words. Gene Drumm, Denver Submit a …
fracking wastewater – BingNews

If GM Is Serious, It Will Still Take About 16 Years To Catch Up To Tesla

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Nov 192017
 

Chevy plans to put three more cars based on the Chevy Bolt platform on the road by 2021, and then introduce a new modular electric platform supporting at least 20 new vehicles by 2023. If they stick to these plans, a reasonable question is how long it will take before they have more fully electric cars on the roads of the world than Tesla, if ever
CleanTechnica

Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn – New York Times

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Nov 182017
 

New York Times

Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn
New York Times
While trying to avoid alarmism, global health agencies are steadily ratcheting up concern about bird flu in Asia. Bird viruses that can infect humans — particularly those of the H7N9 strain — continue to spread to new cities there. Since October 2016

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Nazis and pyramids: What’s really going on in Antarctica? | Newshub – Newshub

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Nov 182017
 

Newshub

Nazis and pyramids: What's really going on in Antarctica? | Newshub
Newshub
Antarctica is one of the last remaining unexplored places on Earth so it's no wonder theories are rife about what's really happening at the bottom of the world.

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