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More than 7,000 extreme weather events recorded since 2000, says UN – The Guardian

  1. More than 7,000 extreme weather events recorded since 2000, says UN  The Guardian
  2. Extreme Weather Events Have Increased Significantly in the Last 20 Years  Yale Environment 360
  3. Asia Minute: Regional Extreme Weather Events on the Rise  Hawaiipublicradio
  4. Extreme-weather related disasters jump dramatically: UN  Anadolu Agency
  5. ‘Staggering’ rise in climate emergencies in last 20 years, new disaster research shows  UN News
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Tesla Model 3 Had More Sales Than 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, + 6th Best Selling Electric Vehicles In 1st Half Of 2020

While different electric vehicles may be #1 in different markets (the Renault Zoe in France, the Audi e-tron in Norway, the VW e-Golf in Germany), globally, there is no question which electric vehicle is the most popular. According to recently compiled data from EV Volumes, the Tesla Model 3 had nearly as many sales in the first half of 2020 as the 2nd best selling, 3rd best selling, 4th best selling, 5th best selling, 6th best selling, and 7th best selling plugin vehicles combined

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Does coconut oil really threaten more species than palm oil? No, it doesn’t. (commentary)

… the journal Current Biology examines the environmental impact of different oil crops like oil palm and coconut by quantifying the number of species that have been threatened by each. The …

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Claim that coconut oil is worse for biodiversity than palm oil sparks furious debate

A laborer climbs a tree to pluck coconuts at a farm on the outskirts of Bangalore, India. By Dyna Rochmyaningsih Jul. 17, 2020 , 3:55 PM Palm oil has a bad reputation—but is coconut oil worse? A new …

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Lyft or Uber Electric Car Cuts 3× More Pollution than Your Electric Car

A study published yesterday by researchers at the University of California, Davis, reminds us all why Lyft and Uber drivers should electrify faster than anyone, and why a Tesla app-based taxi service — robotaxis or not — would be so helpful

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Liquid water is more than just hydrogen-oxygen molecules

Skoltech scientists in collaboration with researchers from the University of Stuttgart showed that the concentration of short-lived ions (H3O+ and OH-) in pure liquid water is much higher than that …

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Study: Driving Tesla Model 3 Is Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving Petrol Vehicles In 23 African Countries

Image: A Tesla Model 3 on show at a Shopping Centre in the United Kingdom. Picture by Keith KuhudzaiThe transition to electromobility is well underway. In fact, it is happening much faster than most people think. EV market share figures are starting to look quite nice in many markets in the developed world

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The EV Revolution Is Happening Faster Than Expected

Innovation Adoption LyfecycleDon’t believe commonly repeated anti-hype, nor the praised but far too timid aspirations of companies like Lyft. Over a year ago, I wrote an article predicting the transition happening around 2025. The EV revolution is happening faster than I expected in that article, and the next 5 years will show a dramatic shift

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Tesla Model 3 — 5× More US Sales Than Chevy Bolt In Q1, 433× More Than BMW i3

Based on CleanTechnica’s sophisticated number crunching, in the first quarter of 2020, the Tesla Model 3 had 5× more sales than the Chevy Bolt, 14× more sales than the Nissan

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Oil Basin in Texas And New Mexico May Be Leaking Much More Methane Than Previously Thought, Findings Show

More than one in 10 flares designed to burn off unused methane in the Permian basin in Texas and New Mexico could be unlit or malfunctioning, venting much more of the potent greenhouse gas into the …

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