• U.S. alters global crude production chart 19 Mar 2019 00:40 New Telegraph …closes -in on Nigeria ●IEA projects higher oil output for U.S.   With 1.2 million barrels daily production, the United States (U.S.) has now closed in on Nigeria in oil output, as it altered global crude production chart. The International Energy Agency, …
  • Mink Street in Licking Co. closes 19 Mar 2019 00:25 Sunbury News LICKING COUNTY Mink Street to Close Next Week Beginning Monday, March 18, Mink Street will be closed to traffic between Broad Street and Cable Street for continued reconstruction of the road. Detour: Broad Street to Summit Street to Cable Road Road will …
  • Electric scooters should be allowed on Britain's roads for the first time, minister says  19 Mar 2019 00:12 Telegraph.co.uk Britain’s roads look set to be flooded with a host of new electric vehicles as the Government today announces a radical review of transport laws dating back 180 years.  Electric Scooters are just one of many battery-powered “micromobility” devices …
  • On Paying for a Green New Deal with Modern Monetary Theory 19 Mar 2019 00:10 Op Ed News From Common Dreams We should perhaps not blame politicians who advocate a GND without telling us how they plan to pay for it. After all, Republican politicians have been getting elected for 40 years by promising big tax cuts without saying how they would …
  • Mnangagwa will not bow down to Trump simply to have sanctions removed 18 Mar 2019 23:48 Insider As he tries to ‘engage and reengage’ internationally, Emmerson Mnangagwa tells The National that he wants to make up for two decades of stagnation The United States should have lifted economic sanctions against Zimbabwe “yesterday”, the African country’s …
  • Senate panel recommends confirmation of KDOT nominee Julie Lorenz 18 Mar 2019 23:39 St. John News A Kansas Senate committee unanimously voted Monday to endorse confirmation of a former executive at the Burns & McDonnell engineering firm to be secretary of the Kansas Department of Transportation. Julie Lorenz, who has served as interim secretary of …
  • Road Tripping Across The US In An Electric Car (Infographic) 18 Mar 2019 23:25 CleanTechnica Cars Published on March 18th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor 0 March 18th, 2019 by Guest Contributor  Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris What’s more American than a road trip? Immortalized in songs (Route 66) and literature (On The Road), the …
  • Injuries Prompt CDC Investigation Into Electric Scooters 18 Mar 2019 23:19 KYW Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook  | Twitter PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — University of Texas star baseball shortstop David Hamilton hit a pothole riding an electric scooter, tearing his Achilles tendon and requiring surgery. He’ll miss the season. Cristal Glangchai, the …
  • The Future For Electric Vehicles — A Few Analysts Weigh In 18 Mar 2019 23:12 CleanTechnica March 18th, 2019 by Matt Pressman  Originally posted on EVANNEX. What’s in store for the future of the auto industry? Camila Domonoske at NPR recently spoke with a number of industry experts to get their feedback. It turns out that the auto industry could …
  • Wheels24.co.za | The Eskom crisis and electric cars - how will blackouts affect first-time EV owners in SA? 18 Mar 2019 22:56 Wheels24 With winter approaching and Eskom in crisis mode, how will blackouts impact first-time electric vehicle owners? The latest schedule of Eskom power blackouts has forced many to reconsider the potential purchase of a battery powered vehicle.  Many expected …
  • Kettering behind inventions taken for granted today 18 Mar 2019 22:45 Delhi News Record Outside of Henry Ford and Walter Chrysler, few individuals have had as much an impact on technology, as it related to the early automobile industry, as Charles Kettering. Yet Kettering’s name today is largely unknown to the multitudes of North Americans …
  • Oil giant Shell to take on Australian power utilities within a decade 18 Mar 2019 22:23 RenewEconomy Royal Dutch Shell says it expects to lay down a substantial challenge to Australia’s major power utilities within a decade, focusing on the power trading business and providing services to customers wanting solar, storage and electric vehicles. The plans …
  • Model Y – First impressions of Tesla’s electric SUV 18 Mar 2019 22:23 RenewEconomy The Driven It’s been only three days since Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s newest electric car, the Model Y compact SUV, was launched during a rock-show style event at its Los Angeles design studio. So, what has been the response so far? The founder of the …
  • Fisker relaunches Tesla rivalry with US$40k electric car 18 Mar 2019 22:08 CTV News Fisker, the electric car brand which was an early rival to Tesla, announced Monday it would produce a new sport utility vehicle priced below US$40,000 that will be available next year. The move could relaunch the brand which attracted celebrity buyers …
  • UN: Millions of Deaths by 2050 Projected 18 Mar 2019 21:59 WVGA NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The United Nations released a 740-page report compiled over six years by 250 scientists from 70 nations. The report said human activities could endanger the “ecological foundations of society” and called for …
  • Parties rolling out the goodies 18 Mar 2019 21:27 Nation Speaking at the “Shaping the Thai Industry 2025” seminar organised by Federation of Thai Industries, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva called for the lowering of the country’s logistics costs and the setting up of 12 metropolises nationwide for …
  • Nico Rosberg: F1 world champion becomes eco warrior 18 Mar 2019 21:17 Northern Advocate So abrupt was Nico Rosberg’s exit from Formula One, and so startling to the sport that had consumed his life, that a sense of rootlessness was to be expected. Two years down the road from his stunningly early retirement, he reflects how, in the immediate …
  • Aston Martin slams ‘reckless’ self-driving tech 18 Mar 2019 20:52 Mercury Aston Martin boss Andy Palmer says a push for semi-autonomous driving systems is “reckless”. Palmer says the brand won’t follow Tesla, Audi and Mercedes down the path of “level three” autonomous driving features, which allow people to hand over control to …
  • Smart Cities Aren’t Just IoT, But Also Opioid Response, Transit, Streets, & People 18 Mar 2019 20:48 CleanTechnica Air Quality Published on March 18th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard 0 March 18th, 2019 by Michael Barnard  Smart cities continue to receive global attention. Alphabet (nee Google) is engaged in Toronto through its Sidewalk Labs company in creating a smart …
  • First Eagle Commentary - Sustainability: A Critical Issue for Energy Companies 18 Mar 2019 20:47 GuruFocus.com Investors and consultants frequently ask for the Global Value team’s views on sustainable investing. While we do not offer strategies that focus in this area, we do pay close attention to issues of sustainability because they may be a key to a company’s …
  • Parties divided on carbon tax ahead of committee report 18 Mar 2019 20:39 Irish Times Solidarity-People Before Profit (PBP) says it supports the imposition of new taxes on carbon emissions but only for big polluters in industry and agriculture and not for individuals or low-income families. “Carbon taxes target ordinary people and let big …
  • Mnangagwa Tells UAE That US Sanctions Are Responsible For Zim’s Economic Collapse 18 Mar 2019 20:33 Zim Eye Mnangagwa in UAEThe United States should have lifted economic sanctions against Zimbabwe “yesterday”, President Mnangagwa has said, as he seeks to fix a broken economy and attract international investment. “We feel that we are almost two decades behind in …
  • Japan Is Betting Big On The Future Of Hydrogen Cars 18 Mar 2019 20:24 NPR At Toyota's LFA Works plant in Japan, the automaker manufactures 10 Mirai hydrogen fuel cell cars a day. It has plans to ramp up production. Hiroo Saso hide caption toggle caption Hiroo Saso At Toyota's LFA Works plant in Japan, the automaker …
  • Kandi Technologies Surges on U.S. Approval to Sell Electric Vehicles 18 Mar 2019 20:17 MainStreet.com Shares of China-based Kandi Technologies Group Inc. (KNDI) surged on Wednesday after the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the nod for the carmaker to sell its electric vehicles in the United States. Kandi shares jumped more than 40% …
  • Aiming to Launch Tesla Model Y Challenger in 2021, Fisker Searching for Plant Site 18 Mar 2019 20:09 TheDetroitBureau.com The Fisker SUV will adopt an SUV style and offer more interior space than the typical ute by placing key components under the floorboard. Long-time automotive designer and entrepreneur Henrik Fisker is readying a challenger to the upcoming Tesla Model Y …