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2021-09-30

Why climate change is making it harder to chase fall foliage | CTV News

Linde: Hydrogen technology to flourish as the dead-end for combustion engines looms

Earth is dimming due to climate change

Check out these photos of some of the 23 species just declared extinct | Popular Science

2021-09-29

World’s second biggest rainforest will soon reopen to large-scale logging

Researchers propose fire-preventing "anti-short layer" for EV batteries

Researchers identify and clear efficiency hurdle for organic solar cells

Is Tesla Becoming A Threat To The World's Largest Utilities?

HDF Energy Breaks Ground On World’s Largest Green Hydrogen-Power Project

Ford Mustang Mach-E fails a key safety test that the Tesla Model Y aced

Can Rolls Royce Spark An Electric Plane Revolution? | OilPrice.com

BC lays out $260-million, five-year plan to move away from fossil fuels | Vancouver Sun

A battery that aims to disrupt the history of battery technology | ISRAEL21c

2021-09-28

Researchers uncover signs of ecosystem collapse in significant PNG wetland

Renewables vs. Nuclear: 256-0 – pv magazine International

Over 150m households, 23m businesses could switch to solar by 2050 — report | MINING.COM

Large area perovskite solar cell with copper metal contact – pv magazine International

How many climate disasters will today's children face? Scientists release estimate | CBC News

EU lawmakers vote to prolong fossil fuel gas subsidies until 2027 | Gas | The Guardian

Deep learning for early warning signals of tipping points | PNAS

Cummins Continues Efforts To Scale Green Hydrogen Production With $5m DOE Electrolyzer Project 100 MW Capacity

‘Blah, blah, blah’: Greta Thunberg lambasts leaders over climate crisis | Climate crisis | The Guardian

2021-09-27

Watch this electric Rolls-Royce plane fly for the first time | Popular Science

VW Software Conveniently Helps Drivers Cheat Emissions Tests, Again | ExtremeTech

SunDrive creates sustainable, cheap solar cells with world-record efficiency | Inceptive Mind

Race to the bottom: the disastrous, blindfolded rush to mine the deep sea | Deep-sea mining | The Guardian

Nuclear needed for hydrogen production, study says : Energy & Environment | World Nuclear News

Cop26 climate talks will not fulfil aims of Paris agreement, key players warn | Climate crisis | The Guardian

Adani, Reliance to set up solar gigafabs in India – pv magazine International

2021-09-26

Tesla Model Y Interior Space Comparison Vs Rivals

Stranded Tesla: Towing Adds Much More Range Than You Might Expect

Ranked: The World's Top 10 EV Battery Manufacturers

Our climate projections for 2500 show an Earth that is alien to humans

Climate change to bring today’s kids 3 times the disasters, Science study finds | The Washington Post

2021-09-25

This haunting vision of climate change could concentrate minds at Cop26 | Tim Adams | The Guardian

The climate crisis has made the idea of a better future impossible to imagine | Ian Jack | The Guardian

How Much Does It Cost to Install Solar Panels?

Greta Thunberg: ‘I really see the value of friendship. Apart from the climate, almost nothing else matters’ | Greta Thunberg | The Guardian

Extreme, deadly heat in Canada is going to come back, and worse. Will we be ready? | The Globe and Mail

Carbon Capture Is Expensive, Too Small-Scale to Address Climate Change

2021-09-24

Young global climate strikers vow change is coming – from the streets | Climate crisis | The Guardian

Why I resigned from my tenured position teaching climate science in college | CBC News

When climates produce extreme heat, our bodies are left shorthanded | The Globe and Mail

Vast area of Scottish Highlands to be rewilded in ambitious 30-year project | Scotland | The Guardian

New electric vehicle battery technology can charge ‘quicker than refueling an IC car’ | Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International

Late-night talk shows put competition aside for joint focus on climate change | CBC News

Global climate strike: thousands join coordinated action across world | Environmental activism | The Guardian

Climate crisis: do we need millions of machines sucking CO2 from the air? | Carbon capture and storage (CCS) | The Guardian

Climate change: Whisper it cautiously… there's been progress in run up to COP26 | BBC News

Bearish Hedge Fund Manager: ‘Nothing Can Save Oil’ | OilPrice.com

2021-09-23

Would you fly in this electric airplane by yourself? | Popular Science

US north-east faces rapid warming amid global climate crisis | US news | The Guardian

Hydrogen Fueled Cars Are Making A Comeback | OilPrice.com

How long do residential storage batteries last? – pv magazine International

CO2 crisis makes a mockery of ‘global Britain’ | Letters | The Guardian

Chinese scientists report starch synthesis from carbon dioxide

China Bailing on Overseas Coal Should Be a Boon for Renewables

A New Solid-state Battery Surprises the Researchers Who Created It

2021-09-22

Sustainable solar cell leans on copper to claim world-record efficiency

Melting of polar ice shifting Earth itself, not just sea levels

Investors Managing $6.6 Trillion Call for Funding Carbon Removal

German auto giants place their bets on hydrogen cars | Reuters

Can YOU Fix Climate Change? | YouTube

2021-09-21

Residential rooftop solar 101: From azimuth to zoning – pv magazine International

Hybrid PV-thermal modules providing heat source to brine-water heat pumps – pv magazine International

Climate reporting reaches melting point | BBC News

Australia Created the Most Efficient Solar Cell Ever. With No Silver

$25,000 Tesla Compact Car: Let's Look At The Competition

2021-09-20

Nickel-hydrogen battery for large scale renewables – pv magazine International

Deadwood Releasing 10.9 Gigatons of Carbon Every Year – More Than All Fossil Fuel Emissions Combined

Biden administration seeks to protect Americans from extreme heat | Reuters

2021-09-19

‘They screwed up our lake’: tar sands pipeline is sucking water from Minnesota watersheds | Tar sands | The Guardian

The world is hungry for solar panels. Why did we stop making them? | ABC News

2021-09-18

Want to save the Earth? Then don’t buy that shiny new iPhone | John Naughton | The Guardian

The German activists starving themselves to make politicians face the climate crisis | Germany | The Guardian

The computer chip industry has a dirty climate secret | Environment | The Guardian

Fossil-Fuel Companies Spent Millions to Play up Your Carbon Footprint

2021-09-17

The Climate Crisis Inequality All the Parties Are Ignoring | The Tyee

No Matter Who Wins, the Climate Youth Will Be Watching | The Tyee

Environmentalists warn of close ties between oil and gas sector and UK’s North Sea regulator | Fossil fuels | The Guardian

Carbon-dioxide shortage threatens food security | meat industry | BBC News

Are we eating ourselves to extinction? | Science and nature books | The Guardian

2021-09-16

Rolls-Royce new all-electric aircraft makes flight test

Production of forever chemicals emits potent greenhouse gases, analysis finds | Pollution | The Guardian

Mental Health Could Be the Next Casualty of Global Warming | BNN Bloomberg

Climate change not slowed by the COVID pandemic, UN warns | Climate Crisis News | Al Jazeera

Apple Claims Their iPhone Is ‘Green,’ but It Isn’t Made to Last

500 HP Rolls-Royce Electric Aircraft Flies Closer to World Record Attempt | autoevolution

2021-09-15

Solar Power Could Become a Catalyst for a Major Synthetic Fuel Upgrade

2021-09-14

With many African climate activists unable to access vaccines, should Cop26 go ahead? | Mohamed Adow | The Guardian

The climate advocates who say Harvard’s oil divestment is a mistake | Fossil fuel divestment | The Guardian

Nuclear power: Why molten salt reactors are problematic and Canada investing in them is a waste

Most plans for new coal plants scrapped since Paris agreement | Coal | The Guardian

2021-09-13

Veronica Wolski, anti-masker with COVID-19 who QAnon demanded be treated with ivermectin, dies

Colombia’s 12-year-old eco-activist refuses to let death threats dim passion | Environmental activism | The Guardian

Climate activists are being killed for trying to save our planet. There is a way to help | Bill McKibben | The Guardian

2021-09-11

‘We’re going after creatives that greenwash fossil fuels’: the group targeting ad agencies | Business | The Guardian

Technion researchers discover efficient method for producing hydrogen | The Jerusalem Post

An actor, two big bees and a lot of experts: a week spent tackling the planet’s problems | Environment | The Guardian

2021-09-10

The quest to find African American graves before they’re lost to climate crisis | US news | The Guardian

See New Images Of The Subaru Solterra

IPCC 2021 report: How bad will climate change get? | Vox

How chlorine stabilizes next-gen solar cells at an atomic scale

Climate change means "whole paradigm has to change" for skyscrapers

2021-09-09

World’s biggest machine capturing carbon from air turned on in Iceland | Carbon capture and storage (CCS) | The Guardian

Why climate change is still the greatest threat to human health

Volkswagen’s Tesla Model 3 Rival Begins Public Testing With 435 Miles Range | autoevolution

The Weather Network | World's largest carbon capture plant will soon operate in Iceland

Solar Startup Born in a Garage Is Beating China to Cheaper Panels

Hurricane Ida drowned 11 New Yorkers in their own homes. The climate crisis is here | Ross Barkan | The Guardian

How Trudeau learned to stop worrying and love the Alberta carbon bomb ⋆ The Breach

Climate Change Is Causing Some Animals To Grow Larger Limbs And Beaks : NPR

Caterpillar, Chevron Team on Hydrogen Power | Railway Age

Big oil’s ‘wokewashing’ is the new climate science denialism | ExxonMobil | The Guardian

2021-09-08

Western Australia to ban native forest logging from 2024 in move that blindsides industry | Western Australia | The Guardian

Visualizing the Products and Fuels Made from Crude Oil

Tandem solar cells edge towards 30% efficiency | Physics World

One ride in the new electric Ford F-150 told me everything I needed to know

Humans aren’t as stupid as they seem—something else is blocking climate action | Canadian Dimension

How To Avoid Climate Change Jargon : NPR

Empa has smashed the record for efficiency in flexible solar cells | SlashGear

Decarbonize now: Why scientists say majority of remaining fossil fuels must now stay in the ground | CTV News

Climate science is supporting lawsuits that could help save the world

Climate change: Fossil fuels must stay underground, scientists say | BBC News

A Startup Begins Tests on 2-Megawatt Electric Aircraft Engines

2021-09-07

Zero-emission freight ship uses swappable containers as its batteries

Will the UK’s Hydrogen Strategy help us get to net zero? | BBC Science Focus Magazine

The New Climate War by Michael E. Mann | PublicAffairs

The 8 Best Alternatives to Adobe Products That Run on Linux

Swiss scientists achieve 21.4% efficiency for flexible CIGS solar cell – pv magazine International

Porsche CEO Says Ferrari, Lamborghini Shouldn’t Be Exempt From EU Combustion Engine Ban

Keeping The Chevrolet Bolt EV/EUV Recall In Perspective

Italy Moves to Protect Supercar Makers From EU’s 2035 Gas Engine Ban – Robb Report

ID. Life: VW reveals tiny, cheap electric SUV aimed at first-time car buyers | CNN

Hyundai says hydrogen car pricing on par with EVs by 2030 | Driving

Hyundai Motor vows to make hydrogen cars as cheap as EVs

Here’s How We Could Brighten Clouds to Cool the Earth | IEEE Spectrum

Direct solar hydrogen generation tech powered by 24.3%-efficient tandem perovskite-silicon solar cell – pv magazine International

Climate groups call for COP26 summit delay over vaccines, costs

Climate change: Dragonflies spread north in warming world | BBC News

Climate-altering negligence is endangering our children | rabble.ca

Christian leaders unite to issue stark warning over climate crisis | Religion | The Guardian

As Madagascar faces climate-linked famine, UN warns more to come

Animals are ‘shape shifting’ in response to climate change | CTV News

690-HP Hyundai Sports Car Previews Brand's Future Fuel Cell Strategy

20 meat and dairy firms emit more greenhouse gas than Germany, Britain or France | Meat industry | The Guardian

2021-09-06

Zero FXE first ride: Testing out the latest, greatest electric motorcycle

Rooftop PV for water heating – a residential super saver – pv magazine International

‘No point in anything else’: Gen Z members flock to climate careers | Environment | The Guardian

COP26 summit urged to prioritise adaptation as climate risks rise

Co-evaporated perovskite solar cell with 19.5% efficiency – pv magazine International

2021-09-05

Tesla Has A Genius Plan That Gas Cars Can't Ever Beat

More than 230 journals warn 1.5 C of global warming could be ‘catastrophic’ for health | CP24.com

A Decade Of Wind, Solar, & Nuclear In China Shows Clear Scalability Winners | CleanTechnica

2021-09-04

Why Tesla Has Sold Over One Million Model 3 Electric Vehicles — From An Owner | CleanTechnica

The true social cost of carbon needs to factor in mortality | Vox

Nearly 1 in 3 Americans experienced a climate disaster this summer, from Hurricane Ida to the Caldor Fire | The Washington Post

Mental health needs to evolve for climate change, experts say | The Washington Post

Louisiana Shell refinery left spewing chemicals after Hurricane Ida | Louisiana | The Guardian

How to fight climate change: Six actions that really matter

Climate change deniers are as slippery as those who justified the slave trade | Nick Cohen | The Guardian

Climate activism isn’t making young people anxious. Climate change is | Natasha Abhayawickrama | The Guardian

Chevy Bolt EV owners live ‘nightmare’ awaiting battery-fire fix | Driving

Anxiety and biscuits: the climate cafes popping up around the world | Climate crisis | The Guardian

2021-09-03

This wildly reinvented wind turbine generates five times more energy t

‘Tesla of the skies’: This French start-up wants to take zero-emissions electric aircraft mainstream | Euronews

Southeast Asia could lose $28 trillion from climate inaction: Deloitte

Record High 19.8% French Plugin EV Share In August — Tesla Model 3 Bestseller | CleanTechnica

Ozone recovery is offsetting Southern Hemisphere climate change trends in summer | ABC News

Homebuyers not worried about climate change: Redfin CEO

German carmakers reject environmental groups’ climate demand | CTV News

California firefighters ‘stretched to limit’ as devastating blazes become the norm | Climate crisis in the American west | The Guardian

2021-09-02

Why pregnant people are more vulnerable during natural disasters like Hurricane Ida | The Lily

The role of chlorine in thin film solar – pv magazine International

Nikola and Bosch ink deal for hydrogen fuel cell modules – TechCrunch

Lithium-ion vs lead-acid batteries – pv magazine International

India gigafactory for 24M’s SemiSolid electrode lithium battery cells | Energy Storage News

Green roofs may improve PV system performance by 8% – pv magazine International

Climate Change Is Bankrupting America’s Small Towns | The New York Times

Climate change: Arctic warming linked to colder winters | BBC News

Chevrolet Bolt Owners Struggle As They Wait For Battery Fix

2021 Tesla Model 3: Opt For New LFP Battery Pack Or Wait For NCA?

2021-09-01

Toyota To Launch Hydrogen-Powered Prius And Corolla In 2023

StoreDot Announces 4680 Battery Cells Rechargeable In 10 Minutes

Canada burns and the election heats up. Trudeau's still trying to figure out if he's a climate warrior. | POLITICO

Air pollution is slashing years off the lives of billions, report finds | Air pollution | The Guardian

Updated: 2022-May-14 11:50