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“Einstein of the solar world”: Remembering UNSW professor Stuart Wenham

Professor Stuart Wenham – the director of the Photovoltaics Centre of Excellence – died suddenly just before Christmas. Colleagues pay tribute to a pioneering researcher and inventor of solar cell technologies with a wide smile, iconic Aussie accent and never-say die enthusiasm.

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Reality Check

We love journalism. We need journalism. We need local journalism, high-access national journalism that puts a check on the power elite, and deeply investigative journalism that goes where few would dream to go. If people truly respected one of the great thinkers behind the forming of the United States, they would respect that the work of journalists is valuable — critical — to a democratic society. Thomas Jefferson said

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The Impact Of Voting Machine Hacking & Gerrymandering On Climate Change Initiatives

Electronic voting machines and vote counting systems are wide open to outside interference. Tortured voting district maps distort the democratic process. Both threaten the ability of the United States to respond to the challenge of climate change. The Impact Of Voting Machine Hacking & Gerrymandering On Climate Change Initiatives was originally published on

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Frankfurt electric cars, Tesla Autopilot crash, plug-in hybrid Ford van, anxious Germans? Today’s Car News

Today, we continue our coverage of all the electric concepts and production cars at the IAA Frankfurt auto show, we read through the NTSB report on a Tesla Autopilot fatality, we consider how desperate German carmakers may be, and we ask your opinion on the fate of CAFE standards. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We updated our coverage of...

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Fatal Tesla Autopilot crash: ‘system safeguards lacking,’ says NTSB

The Florida crash that killed the driver of a Tesla Model S while that car was operating under Autopilot software reverberated far and wide in global media. While human drivers are imperfect, with reaction times limited by millions of years of evolution, they at least provide a focus for blame if they crash their cars. So the results of a National...

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How India Can Export Sunshine Around The World

India's next big export industry could be its sunshine, as game-changing technology makes it easier to generate, store, transport and deliver its energy as “Solar Fuels.” How India Can Export Sunshine Around The World was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Racing Coming To Formula E Race Weekends

Jaguar will begin a support series for Formula E beginning in October 2018. It will feature specially prepared I-PACE electric SUVs and will be called the eTROPHY series. Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Racing Coming To Formula E Race Weekends was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over …

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US Energy Dept. Trolls Trump With Yuuuuuge Solar Energy Announcement Promoting Obama’s SunShot Initiative

Millions of customers in hurricane-torn Florida are suffering through the aftermath of the devastating storm without power, and into this mess steps the US Department of Energy with the announcement of a solar energy initiative that seems to indicate light at the end of the grid reliability tunnel. US Energy Dept. Trolls Trump With Yuuuuuge Solar …