Sat.Jan 18, 2020

Fossil Vehicle Sales In Global Freefall — Down 4.7% In 2019! Electric Vehicle Sales Continue To Grow — CleanTechnica Report

CleanTechnica

The world's fossil fuel vehicle sales have continued to freefall in 2019, dropping by around 4.35 million, or some 4.7%, compared to 2018, accelerating a now inexorable trend. Global electric vehicle sales meanwhile have continued to rise, with 2019 EV market share reaching 4.7% in China and 3.8%

Activists Find Evidence of Formosa Plant in Texas Still Releasing Plastic Pollution Despite $50 Million Settlement

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 8 mins On the afternoon of January 15, activist Diane Wilson kicked off a San Antonio Estuary Waterkeeper meeting on the side of the road across from a Formosa plastics manufacturing plant in Point Comfort, Texas.

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Tesla Model 3 = 7th Best Selling Car In USA*

CleanTechnica

The Tesla Model 3 ended up being the 7th best selling car in the United States in the 4th quarter of 2019 and the 9th best selling car across the whole year*.

Will blood be shed over water? A new early warning tool predicts water-related conflict a year in advance

Eco-Business

The Water, Peace and Security conflict prediction tool uses both climate and traditional socio-economic data to spur political action on water-related conflict, and to turn water issues into a basis for co-operation

That NHTSA Tesla “Sudden Unintended Acceleration” Petition? Created By A TSLA Short Seller Who Doesn’t Own A Tesla

CleanTechnica

First of all, I'll say that I think we f ed up by publishing an article on this topic that lacked important context and included misleading framing.

Will blood be shed over water? A new early warning tool predicts water-related conflict a year in advance

Eco-Business

The Water, Peace and Security conflict prediction tool uses both climate and traditional socio-economic data to spur political action on water-related conflict, and to turn water issues into a basis for co-operation

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Event - World Biodiversity Forum 2020

Green Market Oracle

The World Biodiversity Forum 2020 will take place February 23 - 29 at the Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland. The Forum will provide a platform for exchange, covering a wide range of perspectives, and capturing a diversity of visions.

Tesla Model 3 Dominates US Premium-Class Small & Midsize Car Market — 23% of 2019 Sales*

CleanTechnica

The Tesla Model 3 continued to hog the throne on top of the US premium-class car market at the end of 2019. For the full year, the Model 3 accounted for 23% of small and midsize luxury car sales. In other words, nearly 1 out of every 4 small or midsize luxury cars sold in 2019 was a Tesla Model.

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s South African Breweries Goes Electric With The Mitsubishi Fuso eCanter

CleanTechnica

South African Breweries (SAB), part of the ABInBev family, launched its first electric commercial vehicle at its Chamdor Brewery in Krugersdorp on the 16th of January. Many thanks to Hideki Machida, who attended the launch event and shared some lovely pictures of SAB’s new eCanter with CleanTechnica.

NHTSA Petition Filed Regarding “Sudden Unintended Acceleration” Claims Regarding Tesla Vehicles

CleanTechnica

A petition has been filed with NHTSA asking every Tesla sold in the US since 2013 be recalled due to the possibility it could accelerate suddenly, leading to a serious accident. Readers should be aware that NHTSA has taken no action on the petition yet.