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Tesla is still dominant, but its market share in the United States is eroding as cheaper electric vehicles arrive

Tesla is still dominant, but its market share in the United States is eroding as cheaper electric vehicles arrive

You’re here is still the best-selling electric vehicle brand in the United States, but its dominance is eroding as competitors offer a growing number of more affordable models, according to a report released Tuesday by S&P Global Mobility. The data company found that Tesla’s market share of new U.S.-registered electric vehicles was 65% in the …

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Venus Active Volcano

From the temperate world to the acid greenhouse: how massive volcanism may have altered the climate of Venus

An artist’s concept of active volcanoes on Venus, depicting a subduction zone where the foreground crust plunges into the planet’s interior at the topographic trench. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Peter Rubin NASA researchers, which was published earlier this year in The Planetary Science Journal. These “large igneous provinces” in Earth’s history, which caused several mass extinctions on our …

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Is the Earth a self-regulating organism?  New study suggests our planet has built-in climate control

Is the Earth a self-regulating organism? New study suggests our planet has built-in climate control

The Permian-Triassic extinction event, also called The Great Dying, certainly earned its nickname. It was the largest mass extinction in geological records, wiping out between 83 and 97% of all living species on Earth. Although the exact cause is debated, extreme volcanic activity that may have baked the planet has been singled out as the …

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Exxon Mobil's big new climate change deal that got help from Joe Biden

Exxon Mobil’s big new climate change deal that got help from Joe Biden

Could it be that Big Oil’s next big thing got a big helping hand from Joe Biden? Perhaps, if carbon capture and storage is indeed as important as ExxonMobil’s first deal to extract, transport and store carbon from other companies’ factories implies. The agreement, announced last month, provides ExxonMobil capture the carbon emitted by CF …

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Oh my goodness: Jason Momoa has been accused of climate hypocrisy and plugging his own brand of water after encouraging fans to use aluminum cans instead of plastic bottles in a recent video

Jason Momoa SLAMMED for climate hypocrisy as star is accused of ‘demonizing plastic bottles’

Jason Momoa has been accused of climate hypocrisy and plugging his own brand of water after encouraging fans to use aluminum cans instead of plastic bottles in a recent video. Back in a September video, the 43-year-old actor took off his long hair to raise awareness of the single-use plastics crisis – encouraging fans to …

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Candace Cameron Bure addresses her stance on gay Christmas movies and blames 'toxic climate' for controversy: 'I'm called to love everyone, and I do'

Candace Cameron Bure addresses her stance on gay Christmas movies and blames ‘toxic climate’ for controversy: ‘I’m called to love everyone, and I do’

Candace Cameron Bure reacts to the backlash. Earlier this week, the actor, who is the creative director of Great American Family, told “WSJ. Magazine” that the network will not feature LGBTQ couples, noting, “I think Great American Family will keep the traditional marriage at heart,” she said. CEO Bill Abbott added: “It’s definitely 2022, so …

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The "largest floating wind farm in the world" produces its first electricity

The “largest floating wind farm in the world” produces its first electricity

Equinor offices pictured in February 2019. Equinor is one of many companies looking to develop floating wind farms. Odin Jäger | Bloomberg | Getty Images A facility described as the world’s largest floating wind farm generated its first power over the weekend, with more turbines expected to come online before the end of the year. …

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Auto giant Renault is betting the gasoline car market will continue to grow

Auto giant Renault is betting the gasoline car market will continue to grow

Renault sees the internal combustion engine continue to play a crucial role in its business over the next few years, according to a senior executive at the French car giant. On Tuesday it was announced that the Renault group and the Chinese firm Geely had signed a non-binding framework agreement to establish a company focused …

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How United Airlines expects electric planes to change the way passengers make travel decisions

How United Airlines expects electric planes to change the way passengers make travel decisions

United Airlines, the country’s third-largest airline, has a contract to buy 30-seat electric planes from start-up Heart Aerospace, which Heart said it plans to introduce in 2028. Aerospace Heart One of the hardest things to figure out to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been what to do with aviation, since most commercial jets are too …

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New NASA instrument detects methane 'super-emitters' from space

New NASA instrument detects methane ‘super-emitters’ from space

The EMIT (Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation) study has identified more than 50 methane hotspots around the world. NASA scientists, using a tool designed to study how dust affects the climate, have identified more than 50 methane-emitting hotspots around the world, a development that could help combat the potent greenhouse gas. NASA said on …

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