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Global Transport Sector Not On Track To Achieve “Sustainable Mobility” Goals, Report Says

In a reminder of why CleanTechnica is in business and why we do what we do, the newly published Global Mobility Report 2017 has revealed that the global transport sector is not on track to achieve the goal of quickly transitioning to a "sustainable mobility" sector Global Transport Sector Not On Track To Achieve “Sustainable Mobility” Goals, Report Says was …

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RPM Act in Congress would legalize emission defeat devices, for racing only (supposedly)

It's being called “DIY Dieselgate,” and it could make the air people breathe a lot dirtier. An entire section of the automotive industry—racing—has been exempt from the requirements for emission-control devices found on our everyday cars and trucks. Race enthusiasts got worried early in 2016 when the EPA issued new...

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To-U EV Charging Leadership & The Fast-Changing Electric Vehicle World

Getting ready for our big EV charging conference in Warsaw in a few weeks, I've been interviewing leading EV charging execs and entrepreneurs who will be presenting, participating in roundtable discussions, and contributing to our white paper on EV charging guidelines for cities. In this article, Lyubov Artemenko, COO of To-U and Strategic Planning Director of Tesla Club Ukraine, and Nazar Shymone-Davyda, CEO of To-U and owner of Tesla Club Ukraine, answer a handful of questions I toss their way. Well worth the …

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In the Biggest Renewable Energy Acquisition Yet, GIP Bids $5B for Top Asian Developer

Global Infrastructure Partners' $40-billion portfolio includes the Edinburgh Airport, the Port of Melbourne, a leading shipping container terminal operator, and the largest rail company in Australia. It will soon include one of the largest Asian renewable energy developers, too. GIP plans to acquire Equis Energy for $5 billion -- a record-high acquisition price for the renewables sector. The agreement

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Get Ready for Energy Storage Combinations We’ve Never Seen Before

Battery storage is breaking into an ever longer list of grid-scale configurations, as new business cases arise. Every major solar developer has begun at least contemplating storage paired with solar, even if few large projects have been built yet. GE has already

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Busting Electric Car Myths In Costa Rica & Globally (CleanTechnica Video)

In Amsterdam earlier this year for EVBox's first annual rEVolution conference, one of the presenters was TED Talker, Latin American EV super advocate, and CleanTechnica reader Monica Araya. She gave a wonderful presentation on breaking down electric vehicle myths in Costa Rica, more broadly across Latin America, and even more broadly across the world. The presentation is definitely worth a watch, so have at it!

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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency says it is seeking ideas to help it explore Australia's potential to export renewable energy in forms such as hydrogen – a goal that has attracted the interest of japanese trading giants and leading players such as economist Ross Garrnaut and ex CEFC boss Oliver Yates. ARENA said on Wednesday it […]

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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency says it is seeking ideas to help it explore Australia's potential to export renewable energy in forms such as hydrogen – a goal that has attracted the interest of japanese trading giants and leading players such as economist Ross Garrnaut and ex CEFC boss Oliver Yates. ARENA said on Wednesday it […]

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Could This New Method of Extracting Uranium From Seawater Help Nuclear Power?

Engadget: Endless Nuclear Power Can Be Found in the Seas The ocean is a good source of uranium fuel, but it exists in such small quantities that extracting it hasn't been economically feasible. However, Stanford researchers have developed a new technique that can capture up to three times more, meaning we might soon get a new source of uranium that could help keep CO2 in …

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Daimler to build large electric semi truck; Urban e-Truck results good so far

Following successful trials, Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler plans to produce a small run of all-electric large commercial trucks for the European market. These trucks will be made available to a small number of European test customers for 12-month trials, with the deliveries slated to begin later this year. The decision to go forward with a...

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Daron Acemoglu wins BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award

MIT economist Daron Acemoglu has won this year's BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for Economics, Finance, and Management, in honor of his prolific research contributions that have helped reshaped his discipline over the last two decades. The BBVA Foundation awards, now in their ninth annual edition, have become high-profile prizes across a range of disciplines. The foundation honors recipients in eight intellectual and artistic categories for “contributions of broad impact for their originality and …

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Automated screening for childhood communication disorders

For children with speech and language disorders, early-childhood intervention can make a great difference in their later academic and social success. But many such children — one study estimates 60 percent — go undiagnosed until kindergarten or even later. Researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital's Institute of Health Professions hope to change that, with a computer system that can automatically screen young children for speech and language …