- “Brightdrop Zevo 600 Sets Guinness World Record For Electric Delivery Vans” • The world world record for the distance an electric delivery van went on a single charge went to Brightdrop’s Zoev 600. The record, 258.85 miles, was set by Stephen Marlin, a client solutions account executive for BrightDrop, which is a division of GM. [CleanTechnica]
- “Big Oil – PBS Frontline Series On An Industry That Lies To Get What It Wants” • A PBS Frontline three-part series goes into how Big Oil – led by ExxonMobil – used its money and influence to thwart attempts by federal and state officials to reduce carbon emissions. The first video is already available on PBS stations. It will be aired in the UK this summer. [CleanTechnica]
- “XPRIZE And Musk Foundation Award $15 Million To Carbon Removal Prize Winners” • On Earth Day, XPRIZE and the Musk Foundation announced that a total of fifteen teams from nine countries were awarded $1 million milestone awards each as part of the next stage of the $100 million XPRIZE carbon removal competition. [CleanTechnica]
- “The Demand For Green Skills Is Growing Globally” • Climate change, global warming, greenhouse gas emissions, economic instability, health, safety, waste, and energy in buildings are all changing environmental factors that point to the need for green jobs and skills. Green investments are most effective in where workers have green skills. [CleanTechnica]
- “Man Who Died After Self-Immolating In Front Of Supreme Court Was A Climate Activist” • Wynn Alan Bruce, 50, from Boulder, Colorado, died on Saturday after setting himself on fire in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. He was a climate activist, according to social media posts from various people who claim to know him. [CNN]
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