- “Climate Change Could Cost US Budget $2 Trillion A Year By End Century – White House” • Flood, fire, and drought fueled by climate change could take a massive bite out of the US federal budget per year by the end of the century, the White House said in its first ever such assessment. It could take up $2 trillion per year, the assessment said. [WKZO]
- “Tesla And German Auto Industry’s Varied Tech Paths” • Tesla manages its business very differently than its competitors. As a result, Tesla sales grew almost 90% in 2021, compared to a declines of 2% at Daimler and 3% at the VW Group. Tesla’s growth took place despite a world-wide shortage in chips, and some of the legacy car makers are noticing. [CleanTechnica]
- “Boris Johnson Will Bow To Pressure From Conservative MPs To Block New Onshore Wind Farms” • Boris Johnson is poised to bow to pressure from Conservative MPs to block new onshore wind farms. The energy strategy to be published will focus on reviving nuclear power and expanding offshore wind, along with new North Sea oil and gas licenses. [MSN]
- “Tesla’s Model X SUV Takes On Some Sleek, Sexy Supercars – Drag Race!” • Have you ever seen a Porsche or Lamborghini drag racing a full-size luxury SUV? Probably not. YouTube channel DragTimes brings us the thrill and excitement of watching a 5,390 lb (2,445 kg) Tesla Model X Plaid routing the internal combustion engine superstars. [CleanTechnica]
- “More Than 800 Solar Projects In Bay States Stuck Waiting For Review” • The rollout of solar and other renewable energy projects in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia is caught up in a review bottleneck. So far, 807 utility-scale, commercial rooftop, community solar, and solar storage projects have been stuck in a growing regulatory traffic jam. [Bay Journal]
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