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Hyundai Kona small SUV revealed, with electric version to come

Hyundai has finally shown the world its subcompact crossover utility vehicle, the 2018 Hyundai Kona. The 2018 Kona marks the brand's first foray into the subcompact SUV segment and will likely arrive in the United States next year or for 2019. The Kona name comes from the tourist spot in Hawaii and is meant to signify the vehicle's adventurous...

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Support Carbon Pricing! … And Maybe Win A Tesla

Climate XChange is working to make Massachusetts a carbon pricing leader, and using that success to grow the cause into other states, nationwide, and perhaps to other nations. Oh, and they are hosting a raffle for a brand new Tesla. Support Carbon Pricing! … And Maybe Win A Tesla was originally …

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Arcadia Power Secures $6 Million In New Funding

Arcadia Power, which concentrates on making clean renewable energy available to everyone, has raised an additional $6 million in its latest funding round. Arcadia Power Secures $6 Million In New Funding was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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IEA climate scenarios make mockery of Australia’s defence of Adani coal

International Energy Agency says unabated coal generation will have to stop within 14 years if continued at current rates, undermining claims that the Adani coal mine is good for the climate. IEA also says bar for low emissions target needs to be set at a fraction of that contemplated by Canberra.

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IEA climate scenarios make mockery of Australia’s defence of Adani coal

International Energy Agency says unabated coal generation will have to stop within 14 years if continued at current rates, undermining claims that the Adani coal mine is good for the climate. IEA also says bar for low emissions target needs to be set at a fraction of that contemplated by Canberra.

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Reports: Trump Actually Wants to Build a Border Wall Covered in Solar Panels

When President Trump said last week that the U.S. would continue to be "the cleanest" country on Earth despite pulling out of the Paris climate accord, building a solar-paneled border wall probably wasn't what most people had in mind. But, apparently, that could be part of his plan.

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Faraday Future Will Race Its FF 91 At Pikes Peak This Year (w/Video)

Faraday Future says it will enter an FF 91 in this year's Pikes Peak hill climb as part of its on going development program. Faraday Future Will Race Its FF 91 At Pikes Peak This Year (w/Video) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Vanda Electrics’ Motochimp Scooter Is The “Antidote To Traditional Urban Transport”

The Vanda Motochimp electric scooter may be the ideal device for free spirited urban moblilty. Vanda Electrics' Motochimp Scooter Is The “Antidote To Traditional Urban Transport” was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Solar Cars 101 — Guide To The Basics Of Solar Powered Vehicles

Are solar powered cars viable in any real way? Is there a way to create vehicles that are powered by nothing but solar photovoltaic panels and that are useful in the real world? Is it possible to create solar cars that are competitive commercially? What kind of vehicle performance can be achieved when the added weight […] Solar Cars 101 — Guide To The Basics Of Solar Powered Vehicles was originally …

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Continental Reveals New Wireless EV Charging System

Continental is showing new wireless technology that guides a car autonomously into the correct position for maximum efficiency. Continental Reveals New Wireless EV Charging System was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Tesla Owners Should Pay More, Not Less, For Car Insurance, Says AAA

AAA says it is raising car insurance rates on the Tesla Model S and Model X because they cost significantly more to repair than other cars. Tesla says AAA is using the wrong data. Tesla Owners Should Pay More, Not Less, For Car Insurance, Says AAA was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join …

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Perry on Clean Energy Leadership: ‘I Hope China Will Step In’

Energy Secretary Rick Perry invited China to compete with the U.S. on clean energy technology this week, in the wake of President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. “I hope China will step in and attempt to take the mantle away” from America, Perry told reporters in Tokyo on Monday, Bloomberg reports. “It would be a good challenge for …

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China Will Delay Its Electric Car Mandate Until 2019

After high level talks, China has agreed to a request from Germany to delay its mandate to sell 8% new energy cars by one year according to news reports. China Will Delay Its Electric Car Mandate Until 2019 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Many GOP & Conservative Groups Support Paris Climate Agreement

As we deal with the fallout of Trump's abandonment of America's climate commitments through the Paris Agreement, it's important to remember that he does NOT speak for all Americans. Many conservative voices also oppose this destructive move Many GOP & Conservative Groups Support Paris Climate Agreement was originally published on

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Online courses paved the way to MIT graduation

Senior Amol Bhave never planned to apply to colleges in the U.S. Growing up in his hometown of Jabalpur, India, it just didn't happen. That is, until he discovered the MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) website and started watching lectures. “Education in India is very focused on teaching and learning to do well on tests and get into college,” Bhave says. “I wanted more. I found the MIT OCW website and started watching lectures, and I loved the teaching style. Not …

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If Countries Are To Meet Paris Climate Change Pledges, Cost Of Emitting Carbon Must Rise To $50–$100 Per Tonne By 2030

If the countries involved are to meet the pledges made as part of the Paris Climate Change agreement, then the cost of emitting carbon dioxide must rise to $50–$100 per tonne by 2030, according to a new study from The Commission on Carbon Prices — which is a group of 13 “leading economists” being backed by […] If Countries Are To Meet Paris Climate Change …

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Urban Heat Island Effect To Double City-Level Costs Of Dealing With Climate Change, Study Finds

The urban heat island effect — effectively, the reality that dark roads and buildings in urban areas absorb and radiate far more heat than vegetation in rural areas does, which makes cities notably hotter than surrounding areas — is going to more than double the city-level costs of dealing with rising temperatures caused by anthropogenic climate change over the coming century, according to a new study

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Making prosthetic limbs feel more natural

A new surgical technique devised by MIT researchers could allow prosthetic limbs to feel much more like natural limbs. Through coordination of the patient's prosthetic limb, existing nerves, and muscle grafts, amputees would be able to sense where their limbs are in space and to feel how much force is being applied to them. This type of system could help to reduce the rejection rate of prosthetic limbs, which is around 20 percent. “We're talking about a dramatic improvement in patient care,” says Hugh Herr, …

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South Korea Halting Operations At 8 Old Coal-Fired Power Plants In Bid To Reduce Air Pollution

While some political partisans may like to argue that the decline of coal-fired power plants seen over recent times in the US has been the result of cronyism in support of the renewables industry, the fact is that coal-fired power plants simply can't compete with renewable or gas-fired ones. Also important, particularly with this story, is that coal-fired power plants are responsible for a significant portion of total air pollution in many regions

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Nissan May Sell AESC Stake To GSR Capital (China-Based Venture Capital Firm)

Nissan may be planning to sell its majority stake (51%) in the lithium-ion automotive battery manufacturer AESC — which was established originally as a joint venture between Nissan and the Japanese information technology company NEC — according to a recent report from Bloomberg Nissan May Sell AESC Stake To GSR Capital (China-Based Venture Capital Firm) was originally …