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Large methane leaks ‘increased dramatically by 32%’ in first eight months of 2020

The overall volume of methane leaked from large leaks around the world has increased by approximately 32% in the first eight months of 2020. That’s according to a new report by the data analytics firm …

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Tesla Model 3 Wins AutoTrader’s New Car Of The Year Award, Is Reminiscent Of “When The iPhone First Came Out”

AutoTrader recently announced that Tesla’s Model 3 is its pick for the New Car of the Year for 2020. Its “New Car Awards” is an awards ceremony that heaps praise on car manufacturers for excellence in products released throughout the year

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BYD Han Coming To Europe In June, First To Use Blade Battery & 5G Connectivity

BYD HanThe electric BYD Han sedan will go on sale in Europe later this year. Is it a compelling electric car?

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First Gulf-wide survey of oil pollution completed 10 years after Deepwater Horizon

This year marks the end of that funding. “Long-term monitoring studies such as these are important for early warning of oil pollution leaks and are vital for determining impacts to the environment in …

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It’s time to put ‘America First,’ President Trump. Protect us from the oil glut.

The novel coronavirus is pummeling the U.S. economy, but there’s another threat to our economic health and our national security: the oil glut. President Trump needs to use his “America First” …

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Volkswagen Bets On Vehicle-To-Grid Technology, UL Approves First V2G Certification

Fermata Energy vehicle to gridVehicle to grid systems are far from mainstream today, but that may be changing.

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Waymo, Worth Way Less Than First Thought, Is Pondering Its Future

WaymoWith its first outside investment, Waymo may be ready to expand its autonomous driving business to include car companies that lack the financial resources to develop their own.

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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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Malaysia raises export tax for crude palm oil for first time in over a year

Malaysia has raised its export tax for crude palm oil for January, for the first time in one-and-a-half years, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board’s website said on Friday, citing the national customs …

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Zoom Electric Scooters: First Impressions

Zoom Electric ScooterZoom Electric Scooters lent us one of its electric scooters so we could test them and see how they stack up in the growing world of EVs in all shapes and sizes

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