Tesla Model 3 Month Is Here

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Jul 022017
 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said on multiple occasions in the past year that the target was to start production of the Tesla Model 3 in July. When he first said this (on one of Tesla’s quarterly conference calls), he was very hesitant to say it because he indicated it was a strict target for suppliers specifically because they knew not all suppliers would end up meeting the target. To try to really meet the target (or not go far beyond it), Tesla had penalties in place for suppliers who missed the deadline. Furthermore, as a backup, Tesla said it was preparing production capacity for any critical parts of the car itself in case its suppliers fell through

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45,000 gallons of crude oil leak after train derails in Illinois

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Jul 022017
 

July 1, 2017, 3:37 PM | Police said it will take several days to clean up an estimated 45,000 gallons of oil after a freight train derailed in Plainfield, Illinois. Twenty train cars belonging to Canadian National Railway derailed before 7 p.m. Friday.
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Half-a-degree of warming boosted extreme weather – Phys.Org

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Jul 012017
 

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Half-a-degree of warming boosted extreme weather
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Comparing two 20-year periods—1960-79 and 1991-2010—between which average global temperatures jumped 0.5 C (0.9 F), scientists found that several kinds of extreme weather gained in duration and intensity. The hottest summer temperatures …
Recent past shows half a degree of warming means more extreme weather: studyYubaNet

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How Antarctica became home to a new kind of scientific diplomacy – The Guardian (blog)

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Jul 012017
 

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How Antarctica became home to a new kind of scientific diplomacy
The Guardian (blog)
Today's Antarctica is a tightly regulated continent surrounded by equally carefully managed and cared-for oceans. The Antarctic treaty ensures that Antarctica is used only for peaceful purposes, and that there is freedom of scientific investigation

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Tesla To Supply Grid Storage For Housing Community In Nottingham

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Jul 012017
 

Tesla will provide the basics for the largest community grid storage facility in Europe as part of the Trent Basin housing redevelopment project in Nottingham, England.

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About 40,000 gallons of crude oil leak after derailment

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Jul 012017
 

As many as 25 railroad tanker cars derailed early Friday evening in Plainfield, resulting in a leak of about 40,000 gallons of crude oil, according to Plainfield police. The derailment disrupted traffic, as the rest of the train continues to block several …
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SolarCoin Is A Cryptocurrency Earned By Generating Solar Electricity

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Jun 302017
 

Solar electricity production + blockchain = currency based on sunshine

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Iran Wants All the Choke Points

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Jun 302017
 

Don’t neglect Iran’s efforts to create the ability to choke off Gulf Arab oil exports. Fracking hasn’t made Middle Eastern oil any less crucial to the world. Iran’s friends in Yemen would make Iran stronger if the Houthi win the war there: The Shia rebels …
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Abandoned oil well leaking in Plaquemines Parish marsh

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Jun 302017
 

An abandoned oil well was found leaking in the marsh west of Port Sulphur last week, just two days after a bankrupt oil company turned it over to the state’s Orphaned Well program. The U.S. Coast Guard discovered the leak in the Magnolia Field Thursday …
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A warming Antarctica will create new animal habitats. That could lead to some epic competition. – Washington Post

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Jun 292017
 

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A warming Antarctica will create new animal habitats. That could lead to some epic competition.
Washington Post
As climate change continues to cause massive melting and ice loss in Antarctica, new habitats may begin to open up for wildlife across the thawing continent, scientists reported Wednesday. But while that may sound like a boon for plants, microbes
Antarctica's ice-free areas to increase by up to a quarter by 2100 …The Guardian
Antarctica: Decline in biodiversity expected as climate change leads to growing ice-free areasABC Online
Ice-free areas of Antarctica to increase by 2100: studyLivemint
The Conversation AU –Newsweek
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