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Green Is On The Horizon In USA

“Ocasio-Cortez, along with a growing number of Democratic colleagues, is asking Rep. Nancy Pelosi to create a select committee on a “Green New Deal” — comprehensive legislation for a mass mobilization of people and resources toward solutions to the climate … Continue reading

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A Long Way To Go

“California had 8.64 plug-in vehicle (PEV) registrations per 1,000 people in 2017, followed by Hawaii with 5.12, and Washington state with 4.06. Other states with PEV registrations per 1,000 people greater than two were Oregon, Vermont, Colorado, Arizona, and Maryland. … Continue reading

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Not Business As Usual In BC

“British Columbia’s new climate action plan proposes sweeping changes that will touch every part of the economy from home heating to heavy transportation, using the province’s abundant supply of clean hydro-electric power to help shift individuals and industry off their … Continue reading

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New 96Board?

“The Oxalis meets these challenges head on and provides a high performance IoT gateway solution with low power consumption in a modular architecture.” See OxalisThis one looks like beating a dead horse… This is a revival of the long-obsolete A-53 boards … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking By Trumpists

“President Trump’s top economic adviser on Monday said the White House wants to end subsidies for electric vehicle purchases, without saying how it would eliminate the incentives that were created by Congress. Larry Kudlow, director of the White House National … Continue reading

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Electric Car Benefits

“Moving on to drivers’ favorite things about electric cars now that they have them, “environmental benefit” didn’t always win the day. Instant torque and the smooth and quiet ride of an electric car were often at or near the top … Continue reading

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Amazon Armed

“Amazon has designed its own 64-bit Arm server processors, dubbed Graviton, and is right now renting them out on AWS. Just in time for its annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, the internet titan today revealed its A1 family of EC2 … Continue reading

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The GNU/Linux Desktop, Again

““The current situation with dozens of distributions, each with different rules, each with different versions of different libraries, some with certain libraries missing, each with different packaging tools and packaging formats … that basically tells app developers ‘go away, focus … Continue reading

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ByeBye Gas-Guzzlers

“a collapse of oil supply to half of its current size within only six years simply cannot be compensated by new oil findings and certainly not by unconventional oil sources like oil sands and fracking. That the Oil Majors did … Continue reading

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The Aftermath

“Almost two years ago, millions of women across the world donned pink hats and held up signs that warned of pussies grabbing back. On Tuesday, women made good on their promise and led Democrats to grab back the House: A … Continue reading

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Where We Live

“While a number of countries and provinces continue to debate what they will—or won’t—do to fight humanity’s greatest threat, cities are increasingly taking steps to transition away from fossil fuels completely. Case in point: just last week, Saskatchewan’s capital city, … Continue reading

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Fear & Greed Index Pegged

“The number of stocks hitting 52-week lows exceeds the number hitting highs and is at the lower end of its range, indicating extreme fear.” See Fear & Greed Index – Investor SentimentAll the constituents in the index are pegged and some … Continue reading

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