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Trump Proved That Clean Energy Can’t Be Beat

Here’s a quick review of the ways Trump and other Republicans tried to stack the deck against renewables, electric vehicles, and other clean technologies, and look at why they failed

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Fracking Can’t Happen Without These Companies

Fracking is short for hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofracking, which is a process that allows companies to more easily extract oil and gas by artificially breaking up rocks in the way.

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Tesla Revenue Growing Exponentially, But Critics Can’t Move On

Several months ago, Hamid Shojaee tweeted out a superb chart highlighting both Tesla’s annual revenue growth and summaries of the consistently wrong claims of Tesla critics and skeptics. It was so brilliant that I wanted to write an article about it, but I never got to that. As it turns out, though, the chart is still relevant today

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America’s energy boom can’t stop oil prices from rising

The sun rises over an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of … before the 1991 Gulf War; after …

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Explainer: what any country can and can’t do in Antarctica, in the name of science – The Conversation AU


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Explainer: what any country can and can't do in Antarctica, in the name of science
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Antarctica is owned by no one, but there are plenty of countries interested in this frozen island continent at the bottom of the Earth. While there are some regulations on who can do what there, scientific research has no definition in Antarctic law

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Why an enduring U.S. oil spill can’t be stopped

It lay in a mangled, chaotic heap. And then, it started leaking oil. Over 14 years later, oil continues seeping to the surface in the Gulf of Mexico. And as geoscientist Oscar Pineda-Garcia, an expert …

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Palm oil giant’s claim it can’t control Liberian subsidiary a ‘red herring,’ NGO says

The Forest Peoples Programme, an NGO, recently filed five new complaints against palm oil giant Golden Agri-Resources. The complaints were filed in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, or RSPO …

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Arctic Methane Leaks Go Undetected Because Equipment Can’t Handle the Cold

Equipment failures in the icy cold raise questions about how accurate emissions estimates from oil and gas wells are in a place where climate change stakes are high. The most widely-used technology for detecting methane leaks from oil and gas operations …

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Standing Rock: Dakota Access Pipeline Leak Technology Can’t Detect All Spills

Assuming a flow rate of 600,000 barrels of crude oil per day, a leak of nearly 12,000 barrels per day could go undetected. “Right now, there are 18 inches of ice over the Missouri River, and we can’t sample the water to look for hydrocarbons,” Crow Ghost said.

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$293,000 Porsche 2-Seater Can’t Beat $140,000 5-Seat Tesla Model S To 60 MPH

A new $ 293,000 Porsche GT2 RS can accelerate to 60 mph (100 km/h) in a stunning 2.7 seconds. That’s slower than a $ 140,000 Tesla Model S P100D (2.3 seconds)

$ 293,000 Porsche 2-Seater Can’t Beat $ 140,000 5-Seat Tesla Model S To 60 MPH was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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