Meet The 12-Year-Old Girl Who Documented Climate Change From Nicaragua

CleanTechnica

By The Beam Editor-in-Chief Anne-Sophie Garrigou “Many of us are aware, but not all of us are concerned.” 12-year-old Edelsin Linette Mendez lives with her siblings and parents on their small coffee farm in the beautiful highlands of Nicaragua.

EIA Monthly Report Documents Decline Of Coal In US Electricity Generation

CleanTechnica

The latest report from the Energy Information Agency shows the use of coal to generate electricity fell by 13% in the first half of 2019 and the decline is expected to continue. Clean Power Coal Fossil Fuels EIA Renewable Energy

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Leaked Document Lifts Lid on EU’s Green Deal ‘Recovery’ Package

GreenTechMedia

A draft document obtained by Bloomberg and Euractiv lays out a series of planned policies.

Vivint Solar chooses InMoment to document customer experience

Solar Power World

Vivint Solar has chosen InMoment, a provider of experience intelligence (XI), as its primary technology platform to expand its Voice of Customer (VoC) program.

Documents Show Koch Network's 'Structure of Social Change' in Action

DeSmogBlog

'Lightning rod issue': Leaked documents reveal US refusal to discuss climate change in trade talks

Business Green

Leaked documents reveal US officials would not accept references to climate change in any UK trade agreement

New Documents Reveal Exxon-owned Canadian Oil Giant's Shifting Climate Change PR

DeSmogBlog

Public concern regarding environmental problems is being translated into legislation rapidly,” Imperial Oil warned in an annual research planning document dated January of that year.

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Years Before Exxon Valdez, Documents Show Exxon’s Imperial Oil Prioritized Public Image Over Spill Impacts

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 8 mins On February 4, 1970, the oil tanker SS Arrow was carrying a cargo of heavy bunker oil for Imperial Oil Limited when it encountered rough weather off the east coast of Canada. The ship’s captain had not sailed this route before and reportedly had no navigational charts.

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Nanotech Energy Claims Its Graphene Lithium Battery Will Charge 18 Times Faster Than Conventional Li-Ion Battery

CleanTechnica

But it offers no documentation of its claims. Nanotech Energy says it has developed a graphene lithium battery that can charge up to 18 times faster than a conventional lithium-ion battery and has higher energy density.

New Documents Show How Trump Interior Official Pushed Climate Misinformation into Federal Reports

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 8 mins A major New York Times investigative report, published March 2, revealed efforts by Indur M.

Tesla Employee Handbook Is Nothing Like Other Employee Handbooks

CleanTechnica

Tesla has a 4 page document for new employees. Among the advice it gives is "don't be a jerk" and "be on time." It also says to have fun.

Rising CO2 Levels Could Be Contributing To Grasshopper Apocalypse

CleanTechnica

AAAS reports that over the past five years, many studies have been documenting dwindling insect populations to the point that the phrase "insect apocalypse" has been coined. Grasshoppers may be experiencing their own type of famine due to rising levels of carbon dioxide.

New Michael Moore-Backed Documentary On YouTube Reveals Massive Ecological Impacts Of Renewables

Forbes Green Tech

“Planet of the Humans” documents how industrial wind farms, solar farms, biomass, and biofuels are wrecking natural environments

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The Devil In The Details: Gigafactory 4 Permitting Process Begins

CleanTechnica

German authorities are expecting the first planning documents for the new Tesla factory to be filed as early as Monday, and promise to move the permitting process forward as quickly as possible.

Tesla Continues To Flirt With Group Deliveries As Auto Sales Climb

CleanTechnica

A new owner from Edinburgh documented the group handover process as it went down during the delivery of his new Tesla. Tesla is piloting a new method of delivering new cars to customers. It puts the new owners in a group for the training part of the delivery process.

Wall Street Journal’s Electric Vehicle Driving Test Misses Important Points

CleanTechnica

The Wall Street Journal recently published a video that documented an electric vehicle driving test involving 8 reporters in 7 different electric vehicles in 8 cities.

Clean growth strategy to be overhauled to meet net zero

Business Green

BEIS minister promises a "significant refresh" of the 2017 document

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Emil Senkel Is Germany’s “Tesla Giga Fisherman”

CleanTechnica

Senkel was recently featured in his local newspaper for his work documenting the building of Tesla's gigafactory in Brandenburg, Giga Berlin. Meet Emil Senkel, Germany's "Giga Fisherman."

Kia Niro EV Driven To Almost 12,000 Feet Altitude (Video)

CleanTechnica

Second, the video does not promote the vehicle, it merely documents a driving experience. A third-party car test like this is interesting in a number of ways. First, it comes from someone who is not an employee of the company so that bias is not present.

Plans for Tesla Gigafactory 4, According to Sound Emission Prognosis

CleanTechnica

Plans for Tesla's Gigafactory 4 (GF4) in Berlin/Brandenburg include 24/7 production, 3 shifts of 2,828 personnel, 326 material trucks + 4 full trains per day, and 137 outgoing car transporters + 2 full trains per day, according to a document in German shared by a Twitter user, Aeon De.

The Link Between China’s 1 Child Policy & The Tesla Model 3’s Rise

CleanTechnica

It has been well documented that China's 1 child policy (from 1979 to 2015) caused the sex ratio in China to skew heavily male. It's going to take me a little while to explain the headline, but I'll get there.

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Air Pollution Drop Surpasses 50 Percent In Some Cities During Coronavirus Lockdown

Forbes Green Tech

Air pollution in some cities is half what it was a year ago, according to new data from the satellite that has been documenting the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on air pollution across the world

Greens winning here?

Business Green

They are not going to form the next government, but the Green Party manifesto remains a hugely important document

Tesla Installs First Customer Upgrade To Full Self Driving Hardware 3

CleanTechnica

After the service, Twitterer and longtime Tesla supporter Sofiaan Fraval noticed that a line on his service documents indicated that the new hardware had been installed at the appointment as well (h/t to Vincent for spotting this one).

From flying taxis to e-jeepneys: transport in Southeast Asia is going electric

Eco-Business

This video documents the pockets of hope for e-mobility around the most climate-vulnerable region [VIDEO] In smoggy Southeast Asian cities, change is afoot to electrify transport and clear some of the world's most polluted skies.

Tesla [TSLA] FUD: Demand

CleanTechnica

I wasn't planning on writing this article originally.

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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

CleanTechnica

It seems like a lifetime ago when at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, I watched more than 100 heads of state and government queue to sign the original documents of the Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Biodiversity Convention and Agenda 21.

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‘Climatetech’ Is Heating Up in Venture Capital. Will Investors Learn From the First Cleantech Wave?

CleanTech Alliance

For years now, venture investors have stayed away from the cleantech category, a hangover from the Solyndra days that we have thoroughly documented on The Interchange. Source: GTM, Jan 29, 2020 “Climatetech” is suddenly the hot new trend in venture capital. But we appear to be in a new phase of interest. Prominent investors are publicly […]. Industry News

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Department of Commerce Program Coordinators

CleanTech Alliance

General duties include assisting in funding application processes, managing grantee and contractor timelines and file documentation, performance accountability […]. Source: Washington State Dept. of Commerce: Jan 29, 2020 The Washington State Department of Commerce is seeking three Program Coordinators to provide assistance to the weatherization and clean energy grant programs administered by the Energy Programs Unit.

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WA Department of Commerce: Proposed Rules and CR-102 for Appliance Standards Filed

CleanTech Alliance

These documents will be published in the Washington State Register on Nov. 7, 2019 The Washington State Department of Commerce has filed its proposed rules and CR-102 for the appliance standards rulemaking. 20 and are currently available on Commerce’s Appliance Standards webpage. A public hearing on these proposed rules will be held at 2 […]. Public Policy

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Commentary: Klamath dam removal is not a partisan issue

CleanTech Alliance

Atkinson, Oregon Live, October 23, 2019 Atkinson, a former Oregon state legislator for 14 years, wrote and produced the film “A River Between Us” documenting the restoration of the Klamath River. Source: Jason A. He is a Rodel Fellow with the Aspen Institute. Today’s noisy partisan divide concerns me and makes the thought of meaningful […]. Commentary

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Notification: Comments Received by WA Dept. of Commerce for Clean Energy Transformation Act Draft Rule

CleanTech Alliance

The document can […]. Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, September 10, 2013. The Washington State Department of Commerce has received fifteen stakeholder comments concerning the draft rule language for federal incremental hydro, renewable energy certificates and the social cost of greenhouse gases. All comments have been posted on the Clean Energy Transformation Act web page. Public Policy

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Report reveals play-by-play of first U.S. grid cyberattack

CleanTech Alliance

grid created blind spots at a grid control center and several small power generation sites in the western United States, according to a document posted yesterday from the North American Electric Reliability Corp. Source: E&E News, Blake Sobczak, September 5, 2019 A first-of-its-kind cyberattack on the U.S.

Final Study: Kalama Methanol Plant a Net Positive Effect on Climate

CleanTech Alliance

The cradle-to-grave-analysis confirmed the basic conclusions of a draft version of the document released last fall. Source: Katie Fairbanks, The Daily News, August 31, 2019. The proposed $2 billion Kalama methanol plant would cause a net reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study released Friday morning. The plant would release about 1.8 […]. Industry News

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6th Power Plant Decommissioning Operational Excellence Conference

Eco-Business

This premier marcus evans conference will permit attendees the opportunity to evaluate and prioritise personnel, procedures and licensing documentation in the midst of plant closure to promote rapid recovery and smooth transition to retirement

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SuDS helps secure appeal

Envirotec Magazine

The document said: “Confirmation was given that surface water runoff from all parts of the proposal would pass through the entirety of the proposed enhanced SUDS and three treatment stages.”.

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Massachusetts Sues ExxonMobil For Climate Disinformation, Greenwashing

DeSmogBlog

Attorney General Maura Healey told reporters in a press conference today that “Exxon has fought us every step of the way,” and was “completely uncooperative,” noting that the company failed to comply with requests for documents and depositions.

Operations Specialist

Eco-Business

You will also support with translations and with compiling/preparing some documents, such as proposals and team reports. South Pole works with a large number of prestigious corporate and public sector clients to support them in their sustainability journey.

How The Future Of California’s Power Grid Hangs On The Constitutionality Of ‘Inverse Condemnation’

Forbes Green Tech

PG&E, in court documents filed last week in its ongoing bankruptcy case, made clear its position that until courts and lawmakers change what the utility sees as unconstitutional state laws, northern Californians will have little choice but to suffer more forced power outages when the wind gusts

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Sunshine State To Appalachia In 2015 BMW i3 REx — Day 0 To Day 2

CleanTechnica

Although day one of BMW i3's long-distance journey to Appalachia from the Gulf Coast of Florida was documented a bit in an earlier post, I will backtrack a moment to day zero.