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February 16 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Celebrating 15 Years Of Tesla Production And The EV” • Tesla has officially been on the road for 15 years since the first Roadster rolled off the production line on February 1, 2008, and what a decade and a half it has been. Tesla used to be a niche startup auto maker. Now, it is an innovating force behind the automobile industry’s shift to electrification. [CleanTechnica]

Tesla Roadster in space (SpaceX, CC0 1.0, public domain)

  • “New York City May Soon Set The Pace For Municipal Vehicle Electrification” • The New York City Council is considering a bill that would codify a path toward a 100% zero-emission municipal fleet. This proposal would require the city’s entire on-road fleet, including heavy-duty trucks and specialty vehicles, to transition to zero-emission vehicles by mid-2035. [CleanTechnica]
  • “So-Called Doomsday Glacier Is ‘In Trouble,’ Scientists Say After Finding Surprising Formations Under Ice Shelf” • The “Doomsday Glacier” – nicknamed because its collapse could drive catastrophic sea level rise – is melting rapidly and in unexpected ways, new research shows. Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier is roughly the size of Florida. [CNN]
  • “Scott Renews Hope In Billion-Dollar Underwater Powerline” • Governor Phil Scott updated a renewed effort to bring a power line under Lake Champlain from Quebec to hook into the New England electric grid. The proposal was first raised over eight years ago, and now governors in New England show interest in the project again. [Vermont Business Magazine]
  • “The World’s Largest Outdoor Ice Rink Is Closed Due To Lack Of Ice” • First ski resorts were not able to operate due to climate change. Now, the world’s largest outdoor ice rink might witness a season fully closed, due to a lack of ice. The 4.8-mile skateway in Ottwawa is part of the Rideau Canal, which runs between Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River. [CNN]

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