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Space Based Solar Power Is No Longer Science Fiction

The idea of a solar plant in space that beams energy back to the earth may seem strictly like science fiction, however, according to experts, it is not outside the realm of possibility. While solar energy...

Debate Over How to Teach Climate Change in Schools Intensifies

While the vast majority of climate scientists say that human-driven emissions are driving global warming, how climate change should be taught in the classroom has less of a consensus. Several states have recently considered passing...

Your Coffee Will Taste Worse and Cost More Thanks to Climate Change

A new study states that global climate change is threatening to destroy half of all the coffee growing area in Ethiopia, the birthplace of the coffee bean. Rising temperatures are threatening Ethiopia’s coffee fields, and...

DOE Awards $12m to Startups Who Can Harness the Ocean’s Energy

While wind and solar power might be the current leaders of the global energy revolution, the United States Energy Department is still considering ocean power as an alternative form. The Department of Energy is moving...

Tesla Will Access the World’s Largest Market by Building Cars in China

According to recent reports, Tesla is close to finalizing the agreement with China to produce vehicles in the country. If the deal goes through, it will give Tesla better access to the world’s largest...

Pittsburgh Will Replace 1,000 City Vehicles With All-Electric Cars by 2030

According to the Associated Press, city employees in Pittsburgh will be driving their own hybrid cars soon. The mayor of Pittsburgh, Bill Peduto, has a plan to convert the city’s fleet to electric vehicles,...

Volkswagen’s 1963 Microbus Is Getting an All-Electric Makeover… And It’s Badass

Volkswagen has announced that it will be launching three different high-volume electric battery vehicles based upon a common architecture over the next five years. The company has now released images of concepts for all...

Tesla Wants to Share Their Superchargers With Other Automakers

Tesla's Supercharger network is the leading electric vehicle fast charging network in the entire world, in terms of both coverage and charge rates. Tesla has spoken about the possibility of letting other automakers use...

Aspen, Colorado Spending $7.5M on All-Electric Buses

The city of Aspen, Colorado and the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) are planning on spending more than $7.5 million dollars on electric buses, in an attempt to reduce emissions from city transportation. RFTA approached...

Chinese Startup Looks to Rival Tesla with $7800 Compact Electric Car

A new Chinese startup, CHJ Automotive, is hoping to rival Tesla and capture part of the burgeoning electric vehicle market. CNBC reports that co-founder of CHJ, Kevin Shen, wants to launch two electric vehicles. An...

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The Dutch company SunGlacier has created a new solar powered device to collect the water in the middle of the hottest, driest places on...

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