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Tesla Model 3 = #1 Best Selling Auto In Netherlands & Norway In 2019

CleanTechnica

In Norway and the Netherlands, the Model 3 was the #1 best selling automobile of any kind in any class in 2019. And it wasn't even close.

Suddenly, Working Less Doesn’t Seem Like Such A Bad Idea

Forbes Green Tech

The idea’s been around for a long time: in a world where technology now makes increasingly high levels of productivity possible and where automation systematically destroys more jobs than it creates, working fewer hours doesn’t seem like a bad idea

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The White House Killing Green Energy & EV Tax Credits Isn’t Surprising

CleanTechnica

The White House recently killed green energy tax credits, which really isn't surprising in light of its track record on clean energy.

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IEA: Oil and gas companies can't ignore the climate crisis

Business Green

Fossil fuel firms must develop a clear strategy for managing the low carbon transition, experts are set to warn attendees at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Help CleanTechnica Create A New Section — Key Renewable Energy Articles

CleanTechnica

CleanTechnica has posted 40,000 articles since 2008, written by hundreds of authors. In these, there are many that have covered current events, many that are instructional/timeless, and many that provide useful comparative knowledge such as renewable vs fossil fuel costs.

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How The Search Engine Ekoru Is Cleaning Up Our Oceans

Forbes Green Tech

Living in Malaysia, husband-wife team Ati Bakush and Alison Lee found themselves impacted by climate change. This inspired them to found Ekoru.org, a hydroelectricity-powered search engine that donates 60% of revenue to protecting the world's oceans

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Sustainable Ventures completes third Accelerator fund

Business Green

New £1m fund to enable pre-seed investments in promising green start-ups. Leading green investment outfit Sustainable Ventures has completed its third Accelerator Fund, raising £1m to invest in "the UK's most promising sustainability start-ups".

Plug-In Vehicles = 5.5% of Switzerland’s Auto Sales

CleanTechnica

Far and away, the Swiss plug-in vehicle (PEV) leader was the Model 3, which had 29% of PEV market share. That means it had ~1.6%

Centrica and sonnen team up to create UK's 'most advanced' virtual power plant

Business Green

Network of 100 batteries in homes across the UK will be linked via the cloud to provide demand response services to the grid.

Maddy Goes Electric — Great Series For EV Newbies

CleanTechnica

I have followed Robert Llewellyn and his YouTube channel Fully Charged since it launched almost a decade ago, and it has been very educational and so much fun. Robert's sense of telling the stories about electric vehicles to the not very tech savvy crowd has really paid off.

Biodiversity will be 2020's crisis subject

Business Green

In 2020, business leaders should be developing robust strategies that to embed nature protection into their firm's operations, writes CISL's Gemma Cranston. In the corridors of multi-nationals and on the trading floors of stock exchanges there are whispers of an impending transformative shift.

Top 3 Advantages of EVs

CleanTechnica

There are many electric vehicle (EV) advantages, but the top benefit according to EV drivers in survey after survey is the environmental benefit of driving electric. Our friends at Third Row Podcast recently broke that out into three distinct advantages.

Wireless charging for electric taxis wins £3.4m funding boost

Business Green

Six month trial in Nottingham will test whether 'inductive' charging could be a viable way of providing electric cabs with power. Electric taxis in Nottingham will soon be charging up without plugging in, after the government's Innovate UK agency awarded £3.4m

NASA & NOAA: 2010s Was The Hottest Decade Ever

CleanTechnica

NASA and the NOAA have both found that the last decade was the hottest ever recorded.

Ofgem's TCR will be another barrier to Net Zero

Business Green

The TCR is the wrong policy at the wrong time, argues MakeUK's Frank Aaskov. 2019 was ground-breaking for British climate policy, as the UK changed its Climate Change Act and adopted a net zero target.

Free Electric Miles Win Customers

CleanTechnica

In the summer of 2019, Volta partnered with CleanTechnica to conduct an international survey about electric vehicle drivers (and non-EV drivers). The survey gathered almost 10,000 responses across the US and Europe/UK.

IEA: Oil and gas companies can't ignore the climate crisis

Business Green

Fossil fuel firms must develop a clear strategy for managing the low carbon transition, experts are set to warn attendees at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Plug-In Vehicles = 5.7% of Portugal’s Auto Sales

CleanTechnica

The Netherlands got most of the press from EV fans in recent weeks and months thanks to a stunning 54% plug-in vehicle (PEV) market share at the end of 2019 and the Tesla Model 3 bagging approximately twice as many 2019 sales as the #2 Volkswagen Polo.

New forests mean permanently lower river flows

Eco-Business

Planting trees helps to combat the climate crisis by cutting greenhouse gases. But the price can be permanently lower river flows

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Exploring 2019 Trends In Solar, Energy Storage, & e-Mobility

CleanTechnica

Learn more about the top trends shaping solar, energy storage, and e-mobility with Wes Doane, Events Director of Intersolar North America. Intersolar is the premier solar event that connects innovators and decision makers in the solar + energy storage industry.

International Built Environment Week (IBEW)

Eco-Business

The International Built Environment Week (IBEW) is the first fully-integrated event in the Asia Pacific covering the entire built environment value chain.

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9th Circuit Court Rules Against Young Plaintiffs In Landmark Climate Suit

CleanTechnica

In 2015, a group of young Americans, some of them only 7 or 8 years old, sued the United States government, claiming the federal government "through its affirmative actions in creating a national energy system that causes climate change, is depriving them of their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property, and has failed to protect essential public trust resources." That's according to Our Children's Trust, which is sponsoring the suit. The "public trust" theory was first conceived by OCT attorney Julia Olson. Climate Change Policy & Politics Research Science courts Julia Olson Levi Draheim Our Children's Trust Supreme Court

AVPN Southeast Asia Social Investment Summit 2020

Eco-Business

To put a spotlight on Southeast Asia's economic upturn yet prevalent social issues, AVPN is bringing its inaugural sub-regional convening to Indonesia.

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Big Tech Has Entered The Oil Business

CleanTechnica

Big tech has entered the oil business. Well, not all of big tech, because we do have Tesla out there trying to decrease our dependence on fossil fuels. Companies like Microsoft, Amazon, and Google, however, are a bit different.

AVPN Conference 2020

Eco-Business

Asia-Pacific is at a critical juncture.

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No More Shortcuts For Climate Action: Brain Games Hints At Way Forward — CleanTechnica Interview

CleanTechnica

If the climate action blues get you down, the new Brain Games reboot offers an elixir of hope for humanity to (finally) kick into crisis mode. CleanTechnica Exclusive Interviews Media Policy & Politics Research Brain Games Cara Santa Maria National Geographic TV

Event - Sustainable Finance | Clean Energy Conference

Green Market Oracle

The Sustainable Finance | Clean Energy Conference will take place on May 28, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. Canada aspires to transition to low GHG emission growth. To turn those aspirations into achievements, they will need to address the barriers slowing that transition.

Will the global goals go unfulfilled or can we fix the gap by 2030?

Eco-Business

Given the technology, knowledge, and resources now available, the gap between current progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals and what is achievable remains far too wide

Biodiversity will be 2020's crisis subject

Business Green

In 2020, business leaders should be developing robust strategies that to embed nature protection into their firm's operations, writes CISL's Gemma Cranston

Engage the people to deliver energy transformation, urge MPs

Eco-Business

The clean energy transition is sluggish, but encouraging communities to actively participate in it could help bring countries up to speed, says MPs from Belgium to India