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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: weekend drive report and range test

The thought came like a flash while on the highway heading into New York's Catskill Mountains: This is what all cars will be like soon. The 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf is absolutely the most normal, invisible, unremarkable electric car you can buy today. No one knew it was electric, or paid it any attention; it was simply another VW Golf in the...

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From microscopic to multicellular: Six Stories of life that NASA sees from space

Life. It's the one thing that, so far, makes Earth unique among the thousands of other planets we've discovered. Since the fall of 1997, NASA satellites have continuously and globally observed all plant life at the surface of the land and ocean. During the week of Nov. 13-17, NASA is sharing stories and videos about how this view of life from space is furthering knowledge of our home planet and the search for …

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SolarCity Is No Longer the Top Residential Solar Lease Provider in the US

SolarCity spent its way to explosive growth, becoming America's top residential solar installer. But after it was acquired by Tesla, installations trailed off. Now its chief competitor, Sunrun, is about to take a top spot in the rankings of third-party solar financiers. In the newly released report, U.S. Residential Solar Finance Update, H2 2017, GTM Research predicts that Sunrun …

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The World Of Sustainable Competitiveness

What are the most important factors that make a nation thrive? What is more important: the welfare of a people or corporate interest? Will Donald Trump's fossil-fueled America First policies plunge the world's leading economy into mediocrity? Which nations are best poised to lead the world into a more sustainable future

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America First? Trump Energy Cuts Would Eliminate Billions of Dollars in Direct Savings to Consumers

In his inauguration speech, Trump promised that every decision "will be made to benefit American workers and American families." In energy, the reality is very different. Since taking office, the Trump Administration has attempted to systematically dismantle nearly every energy program with direct benefits to American consumers, from efficiency standards to weatherization programs for low-income families. (This doesn't include the