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10 Years After 1st Car, Tesla Production Rate = 300,000–400,000* Cars A Year

One of the most bewildering criticisms of Tesla that I routinely see is that it can’t mass produce cars. A common variation of that is that Tesla can’t quickly ramp up production. I find both criticisms a bit absurd. They are based on limited thinking and a warped grading system. We’ve explained some of the reasons why in other pieces

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New 9.8 Megawatt Solar Farm In Gallup, New Mexico, Will Save City $785,000 In First 8 Years

By taking advantage of otherwise unusable land located in a floodplain, and with financing provided by the solar company itself, Gallup, New Mexico, will benefit from a new 9.8 megawatt (MW) solar farm, saving an estimated $ 785,000 in energy costs in just the first 8 years

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River water helps Rice scientist support rise of atmospheric oxygen 2.7 billion years ago

Scientists have long thought oxygen appeared in Earth’s lower atmosphere 2.7 billion years ago, making life as we know it possible. A Rice University researcher has added evidence to support that numb…

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Neutrino that struck Antarctica traced to galaxy 3.7bn light years away – The Guardian


The Guardian

Neutrino that struck Antarctica traced to galaxy 3.7bn light years away
The Guardian
Astronomers detected the high-energy neutrino, a kind of subatomic particle, when it tore into the southern Indian Ocean near the coast of Antarctica and carried on until it struck an atomic nucleus in the Antarctic ice, sending more particles flying
It Came From a Black Hole, and Landed in AntarcticaNew York Times
Scientists trace path of ghostly neutrino particles striking Antarctica, from a black hole 3.7 billion light years awaySouth China Morning Post
'Ghost particle' found in Antarctica provides astronomy breakthrough …CNN
Telegraph.co.uk –Live Science –NEWS.com.au –Space.com
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Antarctica Has Lost More Than 3 Trillion Tons Of Ice In 25 Years – NPR


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Antarctica Has Lost More Than 3 Trillion Tons Of Ice In 25 Years
NPR
Scientists have completed the most exhaustive assessment of changes in Antarctica's ice sheet to date. And they found that it's melting faster than they thought. Ice losses totaling 3 trillion tonnes (or more than 3.3 trillion tons) since 1992 have
Antarctica is losing ice twice as fast as anyone thoughtPBS NewsHour
After Decades of Losing Ice, Antarctica Is Now Hemorrhaging ItThe Atlantic
Antarctica Is Losing An Insane Amount of Ice. Nothing About This Is Good.Live Science
CNN –Los Angeles Times –TIME
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California Requires Solar Panels On New Homes 5 Years After 1st California City Did (Thumbs Nose At Washington D.C.)

California can stand up against whatever flavor of the year Washington, D.C., tries to impose on the rest on the country. As the world’s 5th largest economy, it continues to push for renewable energy and electric vehicles despite an unruly political landscape that has slowed down cleaning up our pollution. Once more, California has forged ahead, with the latest news being that it is requiring most new homes to be solar energy ready

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Oilfield Stimulation Chemicals Market to Have Good Business Opportunities in the Coming Years

Friction pressure is a concern during the pumping process. It can be efficiently controlled … Corrosion inhibitors are recommended to be used in acid treatments such as acid fracturing, matrix acidizing, and sand control treatments.

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Antarctica has seen more snow in the past 200 years, but what does it mean? – Eyewitness News


Eyewitness News

Antarctica has seen more snow in the past 200 years, but what does it mean?
Eyewitness News
LONDON – Antarctica: a desolate, penguin-populated ice desert. It may not seem like a place where we'd be surprised to find more snow. Yet scientists recently announced the discovery that this southernmost continent saw snowfall increase by 10% over

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Antarctica Saw More Snowfall Over Past 200 Years. Sounds Like Good News… But It’s Not – Futurism


New Scientist

Antarctica Saw More Snowfall Over Past 200 Years. Sounds Like Good News… But It's Not
Futurism
That matters because it adds more frozen water to the amount of ice that is slowly, but surely, slipping off Antarctica into the ocean. Let's break down why this is happening. A warmer atmosphere holds more moisture, which leads to increased snowfall
Antarctica still losing ice despite big rise in snowfallNew Scientist
Why Increased Snowfall in Antarctica Is Actually a Bad ThingNewsweek
New study reveals increased snowfall in Antarctica over last two centuriesPhys.Org
UPI.com –BBC News –Daily Mail
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#ShellKnew 30 Years Ago: Documents Reveal Predictions of Extreme Weather, Climate Lawsuits – EcoWatch


EcoWatch

#ShellKnew 30 Years Ago: Documents Reveal Predictions of Extreme Weather, Climate Lawsuits
EcoWatch
Royal Dutch Shell has known about the links between fossil fuel use and climate change for decades, according to newly-released internal company documents. The documents, unveiled by Dutch newspaper De Correspondent on Thursday, show that the oil giant
Shell foresaw Hurricane Sandy in prescient climate reports from 1980sMashable

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