In this episode of CleanTech Talk, renowned climate author and social movement leader Bill McKibben and I talk about the climate change crisis we’re quickly rolling into, climate grief and how to deal with it, US climate policy, rampant conspiracy theories, the great energy transition, and more. Listen to this first part of a two-part […]
Lithium sulfur and lithium carbon batteries are almost ready for prime time.
A few members of the Tesla community are going on their own Inspiration adventure to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Inspired by the Inspiration4 SpaceX Mission, they are using Tesla Autopilot as much as possible to journey across America. The goal is to raise $69,420 for St. Jude’s Cancer Research. Warren and […]
In our latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), we forecast that electricity generation from U.S. hydropower plants will be 14% lower in 2021 than it was in 2020. Extreme and exceptional drought conditions have been affecting much of the western United States, especially California and states in the Pacific Northwest, which are home to the majority of U.S. […]
Rad Power Bikes announced a pair of new RadRovers a few weeks ago, and after getting through the chaos of the official launch, the company sent us a RadRover 6 Plus Step-Thru to review. Right out of the box, the sleek new lines of the RadRover 6 Plus Step-Thru were striking. Its glossy charcoal and […]
"This is your problem, not your successor’s," Helen Clarkson, CEO of the Climate Group, said during her opening remarks at Climate Week. "And as exhausting as all of this sounds, I still think we can be optimistic about our ability to get it done."
In a previous article that’s sort of a Part 1 to this one, I covered some of the awesome things that are about to happen in New Mexico. In short, the southeastern part of the state is going to get a lot more stations from VW Dieselgate settlement funds, and they’re putting the stations in […]
The public transportation agencies for London and Mumbai will greatly increase the number of zero emissions buses in their fleets.
Lessons from the Puerto Rico Community Energy Resilience Initiative
What form factor is best for electric vehicle batteries?