User: irge304 Topic: Green Technology
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The uncertain future for China's electric car makers 27.3.2020 BBC: Technology
China is the biggest market for electric vehicles, but the coronavirus is the latest blow to shake the industry.
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Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas 25.3.2020 BBC: Science
Solar, wind and hydro electric installations are often built in conservation areas.
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Electric car emissions myth 'busted' 23.3.2020 BBC: Science
Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are a baseless, a study suggests.
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Tesla tells workers to report to factory, cites 'conflicting' coronavirus orders 19.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Tesla CEO Elon Musk had kept a Fremont, Calif., car manufacturing plant open despite a Bay Area coronavirus lockdown.

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California is a climate leader. But here's why it needs to move even faster 18.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Critics say the Public Utilities Commission is poised to keep emissions reductions chugging along at an unacceptably slow pace.

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Coronavirus: Elon Musk's US Tesla factory suspends production 18.3.2020 BBC: Technology
The factory begins a three-week lockdown in line with other non-essential businesses in the Bay Area.
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Climate change: The rich are to blame, international study finds 17.3.2020 BBC: Business
The Leeds University study looked at 86 countries and came to broadly the same conclusions about the rich.
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Kaiser is doing semi-secret, drive-by Bay Area virus tests. Why can't you get one? 14.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Want to get a coronavirus test? It isn't easy. One company, Kaiser Permanente, is helping its members get such tests at drive-through sites, but only in the Bay Area.

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Tesla's Musk is mum about coronavirus impact, except to say panic is 'dumb' 13.3.2020 LA Times: Business

As pandemic slams the world economy, Musk tweets that "The coronavirus panic is dumb."

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Get Britain building, says Sunak in infrastructure plan 11.3.2020 BBC: Business
Mr Sunak unveiled £27bn of spending on roads, including improved junctions and dual carriageways.
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Letters to the Editor: GM, killer of its first electric car, now wants to spend billions on them? 11.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In 2003, GM infamously killed its promising EV1 program. Now, it bizarrely wants to build a all-electric Hummer.

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Work starts on 'UK's first electric petrol station' in Essex 10.3.2020 BBC: Business
The forecourt in Essex will use solar power and aims to open by the summer.
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Taking an Uber or Lyft pollutes more than driving, California finds. Next stop: Regulations 7.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

California, armed with industry data showing Uber and Lyft rides have higher carbon emissions than private trips, is developing the world's first air quality regulations to reduce the climate impacts of ride hailing.

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Electric cars are coming: but where will you recharge? 6.3.2020 BBC: Technology
Charging points are springing up everywhere, but will there be enough and will the electricity grid be able to cope?
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Climate change: Workers and poor 'need protection' from policies 5.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Report demands a clean industrial revolution - but without harming workers or the poor.
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GM plunges further into the EV market with a $20-billion spending plan 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

CEO Mary Barra hopes to invigorate investor interest in GM's stock with an aggressive electric vehicle strategy.

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Teams formally object to Ferrari engine settlement 4.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Seven of the 10 Formula 1 teams formally objected to the handling of the controversy over last year's Ferrari engine.
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Greener petrol at UK pumps to target emissions 4.3.2020 BBC: Science
The government is consulting on making lower carbon E10 the new standard grade of fuel for vehicles.
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The electric-vehicle industry is thriving in Southern California, report says 3.3.2020 LA Times: Business

The Los Angeles Economic Development Corp. sees California as a world hub for electric mobility.

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Your Plastic Addiction Is Bankrolling Big Oil 3.3.2020 Mother Jones
Let’s say you lost your headphones, so you order replacements on Amazon. They arrive in a blue-and-white Amazon-branded plastic envelope. Inside, there’s a clear plastic bag, and inside that, a hard plastic container, and inside that, finally, the headphones themselves, which are mostly plastic. I know the feeling that comes next: a twinge of guilt […]
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