- “The Metals Company Success: Deep-Water Collector Vehicle Tested At Depth Of Almost 2,500 Meters” • A polymetallic nodule collector vehicle has been successfully tested in the Atlantic Ocean at a depth of almost 2,500 meters. The vehicle shows that polymetallic nodules can be mined while disturbing the environment minimally. [CleanTechnica]
- “Soon we’ll have too MUCH energy!” • Britain is predicted to have an excess amount of electricity by 2030 due to huge investments in wind and solar power, according to new analysis. It predicts that huge amounts of electricity could go to waste by 2030. The government of the UK also wants to build eight nuclear plants by 2050. [Daily Mail]
- “The Two Largest Reservoirs In California Are Already At ‘Critically Low Levels’ And The Dry Season Is Just Starting” • Against the backdrop of the water crisis in the Colorado River Basin, where the country’s largest reservoirs are plunging at an alarming rate, California’s two largest reservoirs, Shasta Lake and Lake Oroville, are facing a similar struggle. [CNN]
- “Mary Barra Says By Mid-Decade GM Will Be Selling More EVs In The US Than Anyone – Including Tesla” • General Motors CEO Mary Barra told Yahoo! Finance that the company plans to sell more EVs in the US than other automakers, including Tesla, by the middle of the decade. She also said that EVs are a huge opportunity for the company. [CleanTechnica]
- “Tesla’s 2021 Impact Report – Exiting The Fossil Fuel Era” • Tesla released its 2021 Impact Report and shared details about the environment, supply chain, and how it’s leading the exit from the fossil fuel era. Last year alone, Tesla customers avoided 8.4 million metric tons of CO₂e. This statement is an incredible milestone, but more is coming. [CleanTechnica]
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