Perovskite Solar Cells … Toyota Driving Off A Hybrid Cliff … The Boring Company’s 1st Vegas Tunnel — #CleanTechnica Top 20

: Tesla Model X inside The Boring Company's test tunnel underneath the SpaceX offices (Image: The Boring Company)The most popular CleanTechnica stories last week involved perovskite solar cell research and projections (a hot topic for the past few — or several — years), Toyota’s continued focus on hybrids (considered by many to be a death knell for the hybrid leader and 100% electric laggard), and The Boring Company’s first of two Las Vegas tunnels

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Regina startup using artificial intelligence to detect leaks at oil wells

A Regina-based tech startup says it’s the first company to use artificial intelligence (AI) to detect leaks at oil wells and pump jacks. In the past, oil and gas companies have used staff to drive to …

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POLITICO London Playbook: What’s the points? — Brexit speech wars — Two Labour scoops

“If a million plankton-powered rubber duck bombs crashed into the Queen Elizabeth [aircraft carrier], she might sink,” he said. Heappey urged the industry to be less like Blockbuster and more like …

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Molecular oxygen has been detected in another galaxy for the first time

Astronomers have detected oxygen in the Orion nebula, but they believe oxygen in space is bound up with hydrogen in the form of water ice that clings to dust grains. The Orion nebula is a place where …

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The Tipping Point

Single use for Image by mark harpurImagine a world where transport is free, air is clean, and streets are quiet. Imagine a world where education is attainable, power available, and healthcare accessible to all. Imagine a world where the cost of living goes down instead of up. Now stop imagining and watch this talk by Tony Seba

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Belle Vernon Mayor Claims Fracking Waste Is Flowing Into The Monongahela River

BELLE VERNON, Pa. (KDKA) – A dispute is growing over fracking waste finding its way into the Monongahela River. The state DEP says there is no proof, but the mayor of Belle Vernon say it’s just not …

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Extreme weather has gardeners looking for resilient plants – West Hawaii Today

Extreme weather has gardeners looking for resilient plants  West Hawaii Today

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40,000 Miles & 15 Months Living In A Tesla Model 3

Living in a car, van, or RV doesn’t appeal to that many people, but for the intrepid minority who do live this lifestyle, it can offer some unconventional and enriching experiences for those who choose mobile living out of necessity or for those who do so for the freedom to travel as much as their budgets allow

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Ben Wehrman: “7 Things I Learned While Working At Tesla”

This is the story of a former Tesla employee, Ben Wehrem, who wound up working for Tesla while he was traveling. His blog post shares 7 things that he learned while working at Tesla and sheds light on the atmosphere as well as the love Tesla owners have for their vehicles

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More plastic is on the way: What it means for climate change

With the recent fracking boom causing low gas prices, fossil fuel companies are seeking other … New petrochemical plants are also planned near the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana and the Lower …

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