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Here's everything Tesla wants to accomplish by 2020

Elon Musk's plans for the coming decade are nothing short of ambitious.<p>Among other things, Tesla's CEO has promised to dramatically increase car production, launch several completely new cars, and conquer self-driving vehicles by 2020.<p>Here's a closer look at what exactly Musk has promised Tesla …

Tesla

Self-driving cars may end gasoline era | DW Environment | DW | 25.04.2016

By 2025, self-driving cars could lead to a steep decline in fossil fuels - and in personal car ownership. Smart electric vehicles will pick you up, …

Canada ends 19-year ban on British beef imports

Canada has opened its market to imports of British beef alongside 19 EU member states<p>Canada has formally reopened its market for imports of British beef for the first time since 1996 as part of a deal that includes 19 EU member states.<p>The environment secretary, Elizabeth Truss, said she welcomed …

Tesla's Gigafactory will produce as much renewable energy as it uses (net zero energy)

The battery 'Gigafactory' that Tesla is building in Nevada is the centerpiece of its whole mass-market electric car strategy. Without it, the company …

World's Biggest Coal Company Has Been Lying About Climate Change, Surprising No-One

A two-year investigation into Peabody Energy has concluded something that two minutes with Google could probably tell you: the coal giant has been …

This New Weather Site Also Gives You The Local Climate Change Forecast

The weather is one of the most searched subjects online. What if you learned about the five-day forecast–and the 50-year forecast at the same time?<p>If you look up the weather forecast on a hot day, a new weather site will also tell you how hot it’s likely to be in 2050–and show you exactly how much …

Weather

I tested Tesla Autopilot in Manhattan traffic — and lived to tell about it

"If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere." While that line (or variations of it) generally refers to people, it can also apply to …

Austria’s largest state now gets 100% of its electricity from renewables

The Danube is a mighty river. It flows through Austria’s largest state and with it brings power: so much that the state’s governor says they no longer need to use fossil fuels to generate electricity.<p>The state of Lower Austria, which encircles Vienna, now gets nearly two-thirds of its electricity …

Renewable Energy

Keystone XL pipeline rejection signals US taking lead on climate change fight

Obama said approving project would undercut global leadership as climate change is a diplomatic imperative that overrides traditionally domestic interests<p>The symbolism was everything. Standing before a portrait of Teddy Roosevelt, the conservationist president who 104 years ago busted the Standard …

Elon Musk just said Tesla could become bigger than GM

On Friday, the billionaire visionary said that he's not ruling out Tesla becoming a bigger car company than other auto giants like General Motors, Volkswagen, and Toyota.<p>"Possibly, it's not out of the question," Musk said at the Baron Funds investor conference when asked about the company's growth …

Tesla

It's 4 times better than standard solar setups and it looks freakin' cool: Meet the Solar Sunflower.

Climate change: Before and after photos show how we are killing the planet

Almost all scientists now agree that global climate change is caused by humans.<p>In late September, the British government pledged £5.8 billion ($8.8 …

Climate

Nothing can compete with renewable energy, says top climate scientist

Prof John Schellnhuber says that if countries implement their pledges made for Paris climate summit it will give huge boost to wind, tidal and solar power<p>Catastrophic global warming can be avoided with a deal at a crunch UN climate change summit in Paris this December because “ultimately nothing …

Earth's climate entering new 'permanent reality' as CO2 hits new high

UN experts urge immediate action to cut emissions as CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere are on track to hit historic high, up 43% on pre-industrial times<p>The Earth’s climate will enter a new “permanent reality” from next year when concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere are likely to pass a …

Climate Change

Five strange things happening in financial markets

"May you live in interesting times" is sometimes said to be an ancient Chinese curse.<p>Interesting things have certainly been happening in the underpinnings of global markets - things that either run counter to long-standing financial logic, or represent an unusual dislocation in the "normal" state …

Before-and-after pictures show how climate change is destroying the Earth

In late September, the British government pledged £5.8 billion ($8.8 billion) to tackle the problem in developing countries, and many other governments worldwide are also pouring money into solving the problem.<p>A steadily-warming planet affects the environment in different ways.<p>Rising global …

Global Warming

Disintegrating Rockies glacier sends ‘strong message’ on climate

One of the world's longest-studied glaciers is melting so fast in the heart of the Canadian Rockies that scientists say it is "disintegrating" before their eyes, causing monitoring stations to collapse.<p>The Peyto Glacier in Banff National Park has long been regarded as a key global reference site …

Climate Change

Politics Notebook: Justin Trudeau begins transition to power

<i>This is the Globe's daily politics newsletter. Sign up to get it by e-mail each morning.</i><p><b>POLITICS NOTEBOOK</b><p><b>By Chris Hannay (@channay)</b><p>According to David Zussman, the Liberals are currently in phase three: the post-election period.<p>Mr. Zussman is pretty much Ottawa's go-to expert on transitions of power …

Canada

Loonie, equities close higher day after Liberals win majority

The Canadian dollar rallied with equities as a victory for Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party spurred optimism that increased spending will help lift economic growth.<p>Trudeau's Liberals won a surprise majority mandate, putting an end to Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper's decade-long rule. …

Economy
Oil

Trudeau victory may not signal a U-turn in Canada's climate policy

Those hoping the new PM will be a climate champion willing to fix the damage done by his predecessor Stephen Harper could be in for a reality check<p>Well before his stunning victory in Canada’s elections, Justin Trudeau, the Liberal party leader, telephoned David Suzuki, the country’s best-known …

Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy

Children on their boat

Differences Between French-Girl Style and American Style

Ah, French-girl style. The nation's street style stars always look so effortlessly elegant, and the je ne sais quoi factor is real—how do they make skinny jeans and a T-shirt look like the world's most fashionable outfit? To shed some light on French style secrets, we connected with Vestiaire …

University on the cloud

Asia

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