Official: 2017 Tesla Model 3 Long Range Gets Combined Efficiency Rating Of 126 MPGe (27 kWh/100 miles) From US EPA

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Nov 302017
 

The long-range version of the Tesla Model 3 (dubbed Tesla Model 3 Long Range) has now been granted its official US EPA figures, revealing that the new model possesses a combined efficiency of 126 MPGe or 27 kilowatt-hours (kWh) used per 100 miles travelled. This breaks down to an EPA city efficiency of 131 MPGe or 25.97 kWh per 100 miles and an EPA highway efficiency of 120 MPGe or 28.35 kWh per 100 miles
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EV Archeology — Unearthing Key Artifacts From The Annals Of Electric Car History (Part 1)

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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
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Antarctica is being rapidly melted from below says Nasa, and it thinks it knows why – The Independent

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Nov 102017
 

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Antarctica is being rapidly melted from below says Nasa, and it thinks it knows why
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The heat is causing the surface of the ice to melt and crack, resulting in rivers and other disruption to Antarctica. Around 30 years ago, a scientist at the University of Colorado Denver said that there might be a mantle plume under a region of the
A Massive Heat Source Was Just Discovered Under Antarctica, Driving Ice Melt And VolcanismForbes
Volcano 'as powerful as Yellowstone' MELTS ice beneath AntarcticaExpress.co.uk
Hot rock under Antarctica may be melting some of its ice sheets from the bottom-upBusiness Insider
Live Science –Newsweek –BGR –NASA
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Electric Motocross Motorcycle … Tesla Model 3 Photos … Nissan LEAF Test Drive From Early Tesla Model S Driver (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

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Oct 312017
 

Missed some stories on CleanTechnica this past week? Of course you did — no one can read them all! See what people were most enticed to read, and click through to some of the stories if they tickle your fancy or you just want to see where the discussions in the comment threads went
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T&T oil leak could be from offshore rig -minister

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Oct 192017
 

Minister of Planning and Development, Camille Robinson-Regis. (Trinidad Guardian) Preliminary investigations have revealed that the source of the oil spill that occurred in Chaguaramas over the weekend can be an offshore rig. This was yesterday disclosed …
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Oil From Broken Pipe Leaks Into Gulf Off Louisiana Coast

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Oct 152017
 

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil leak off the coast of Louisiana. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said in a news release Friday that oil spewed out of a fractured underwater pipe in the Gulf of Mexico about 64 kilometers (40 …
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Penguin disaster as just two chicks survive from colony of 40000 – The Guardian

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Oct 122017
 

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Penguin disaster as just two chicks survive from colony of 40000
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A colony of about 40,000 Adélie penguins in Antarctica has suffered a “catastrophic breeding event” – all but two chicks have died of starvation this year. It is the second time in just four years that such devastation – not previously seen in more
Thousands of Adelie penguin chick deaths lead to call for increased protections in AntarcticaABC Online
Two baby penguins survive breeding seasonSBS
Not so 'Happy Feet': Penguin breeding collapses prompt calls for more protectionBrisbane Times
The Independent –Metro Newspaper UK –The Australian
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India’s Government To Purchase 10,000 EVs From Tata Motors

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Sep 302017
 

The government of India has agreed to purchase 10,000 new electric vehicles from India’s Tata Motors as part of a bid to replace the diesel- and petrol/gas-powered cars currently used by government agencies there, a public statement has revealed

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Filter Removes Contaminates from Fracking Wastewater

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Sep 292017
 

Millions of gallons of wastewater are produced during the fracking process, but a new device could help reduce the oil and gas sector’s environmental footprint.A ceramic filter that can clean wastewater from hydraulic fracturing without clogging could …
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Exxon Promises to Cut Methane Leaks from U.S. Shale Oil and Gas Operations

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Sep 272017
 

ExxonMobil said on Monday that it would take a series of steps to cut emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from its U.S. onshore oil and gas production. The measures will include upgrading equipment and finding and repairing leaks. The …
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