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Heliogen Is Bill Gates’ Latest Venture That Is Only Good For Oil & Gas – Part 1

Heliogen concentrating solar arrayBill Gates seems to love to invest in things that aren’t going to make much of a difference to climate change but that are good for the fossil fuel industry. The latest is Heliogen, a company which uses machine learning to make solar ovens hotter and more reliable

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#EC2019 Part 3: Is Building Energy Efficiency Overrated?

While efficient buildings are good, there are limits to how much should be invested in energy efficiency programs compared to decarbonizing electricity, electrifying everything, and ensuring buildings are built with low-carbon materials

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Shrinking the Gulf Coast ‘dead zone’: Part I

But increasingly, Blanchard and other Gulf Coast fishermen find themselves skirting a different type of pollution, a threat to the seafood industry and ocean biodiversity that’s unrelated to oil, and …

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Why 2nd Half Of 2019 Will Be Better For Tesla Than 1st Half (Part 2)

Tesla’s road to delivering 360,000+ cars in 2019 starts in the United States, runs through Europe, and ends in China. In Part 1 of this analysis, we detailed Tesla’s production capacity and how many cars the company will be able to deliver in the United States this year. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at what Tesla must do in Europe, China, and other major markets, along with the challenges that await the electric car maker

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Shrinking the Gulf Coast dead zone part 1: Downriver

Fishing in the Gulf has become unpredictable. As the dead zone shifts and grows, ocean life are pushed into areas where they wouldn’t normally be found. Commercial and recreational fisheries depend on …

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My Quest For Net Zero & Beyond With Tesla Model 3 — Part 3

It’s not only about the economics, specs, and handling. Something unexpected sneaks up on you on those long drives in the Tesla Model

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Indonesia says EU anti-subsidy duty part of plan to block palm oil

JAKARTA, July 26 (Reuters) – The European Union’s proposal to impose anti-subsidy duties on Indonesian biodiesel is part of a “grand design” to block palm oil, a senior official at Indonesia’s Trade …

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My Quest For Net Zero & Beyond With Tesla Model 3 — Part 2

This story can now begin for real, as I am finally the owner of a Tesla Model

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Chevron’s Fig Leaf Part 3: Carbon Engineering’s Scale & Power Problems

Carbon Engineering’s solution would require 2-kilometer long, 20 meter high walls of noisy fans to capture 4 orders of magnitude less carbon than would be useful.

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Awesome Solid State Battery Breakthrough News: Part 347

solid state battery research Tohokui UniversityScientists at Japan’s Tohoku University say they have made important progress in the search for solid state batteries for tomorrow’s electric cars and battery storage needs.

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