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How Much Energy Does The US Consume & Where Does It Come From? — Pew Research

EIA US new capacity 2020Electricity from renewables is expected to be the largest source of new electrical supply in 2020. But fossil fuels continue to dominate total US energy usage

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Electrify America Appreciation & Suggestions From A Frequent EV Charging Friend

BMW i3 Electrify AmericaI absolutely appreciate the network of charging stations that Electrify America is providing. I used the network almost exclusively in a 4 state drive with a short-range electric vehicle (EV). I  drove the 2015 BMW i3 from Electrify America charging station to charging station from deep in Florida to the Appalachians and then back. I had some problems, some small delays, but never had to leave any group of stations without a charge. Yet, I think my suggestions should be taken seriously

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Washington State Ferries, Second-Largest Ferry Switching From Diesel To Batteries

Washington State Ferries will be following Ellen’s example near the Danish island of Ærø. Washington often leads and succeeds where other states hover, discuss, and are quite too slow to transition. Washington also runs the second-largest ferry system in the world, so switching from diesel to batteries in the early part of a trend toward electrification in shipping is vital to set better standards in marine shipping

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From 2010: Leak spews oil into Kalamazoo River

From 2010: Leak spews oil into Kalamazoo River A leaking pipeline spilled about 840,000 gallons of oil into a creek leading to the Kalamazoo River, according to Enbridge Energy Partners. Check out …

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A Methane Leak, Seen From Space, Proves to Be Far Larger Than Thought

The findings by a Dutch-American team of scientists, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, mark a step forward in using space technology to detect leaks of methane, …

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Oil-catching sponge could soak up residue from offshore drilling

Drilling and fracking for oil under the seabed produces 100 billion barrels of oil-contaminated wastewater every year by releasing tiny oil droplets into surrounding water. Most efforts to remove oil …

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Germany among top three countries suffering most from extreme weather events – The Indian Express

Germany among top three countries suffering most from extreme weather events  The Indian Express

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Firefighters give oxygen to deer rescued from icy Douglas County lake

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Firefighters helped a deer rescued from an icy lake in The Pinery community Monday, giving the animal oxygen. A witness pulled the deer from Bingham Lake before South Metro …

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Detection Of Methane Leak From Space Could Herald A Revolution

The breakthrough could herald a revolution in the way methane leaks from oil and gas facilities are detected, helping to stanch a major source of greenhouse gas pollution around the world. GHGSat …

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Palm oil from Colombia is more climate and wildlife friendly

Palm oil has become an environmental villain in recent years, as people have become more aware that producing it often involves clearing rainforests – but this happens less often in Colombia than in …

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