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Tidal Wave of Spending on EVs

Reuters via Nikkei Asian Review: DETROIT, U.S. (Reuters) — Ford Motor Co’s plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and electric cars by global automakers that now totals $90 billion and is…
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Emojis for the Age of Climate Change

TheVerge: Emoji have become a language of their own, but until recently, the language made it hard to talk about climate change: There are no emoji about pollution, wildfires, or rising sea levels. So artists Marina Zurkow and Viniyata Pany…
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Cranberries: Linger

Lead Singer Dolores O’Riordan dead at 46.   It's inaccurate to say The Cranberries were on *every* movie/TV soundtrack from the 90s, but they were certainly on a lot of them – their music appeared in hundreds of shows and…
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Energy Efficiency: The Most Important Resource

Stanford University: In the past few decades, improvements in energy efficiency in our homes, buildings and cars have significantly reduced carbon emissions by cutting demand. In addition to the environmental impacts, this enhanced efficiency has improved national security, reducing energy…
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Seeking Middle Ground for Climate Comms

In New Orleans for December’s American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, I met writer and Ski instructor Karin Kirk, who has been producing some great pieces on climate communication across the great American ideological divide. Hope to interview Karin soon on…
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Trump Coal Rescue Hits Pothole

Trump plan to subsidize coal, nuclear plants hit a snag. Washington Post: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday unanimously rejected a proposal by Energy Secretary Rick Perry that would have propped up nuclear and coal power struggling in competitive…
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Terrifying Chain Reaction in Snow Cyclone

Get Home Safely… #BombCyclone #blizzard2018 pic.twitter.com/rUpL842lPF — フリオ  (@HeirToTheDeamon) January 4, 2018 This is unsourced, purports to be from the current bomb cyclone. I was a street medic for 15 years — this absolutely terrified me. Advertisements Filed under:…
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Why This Cyclone is the Bomb

Wow. #BombCyclone is now down to 951mb. Likely the most intense East Coast winter storm in the satellite era. (Previous record: 953mb in Feb. 1976)Strengthened 59mb in just 24hrs. Likely the most rapidly intensifying East Coast winter storm on record.…
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In Climate: Up the Down Escalator

Associated Press: WASHINGTON (AP) — Anchorage, Alaska, was warmer Tuesday than Jacksonville, Florida. The weather in the U.S. is that upside down. That’s because the Arctic’s deeply frigid weather escaped its regular atmospheric jail that traps the worst cold. It…
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