- “How Half A Century Of Climate Change Has Altered The Face Of The Earth” • Fifty years later its “Blue Marble” photo of Earth, NASA took a new image of Earth from its Deep Space Climate Observatory about 1.5 million km away. The photo reveals clear changes to the face of the Earth, some of which are indicative of 50 years of climate change. [PetaPixel]
- “Researchers Create Hydrogen From Seawater Without Pre-Treatment” • Before seawater can be used in an electrolyzer, it needs to be desalinated, purified, and ionized, and the catalysts used are costly. Researchers at the University of Adelaide say they have a solution that makes hydrogen directly from seawater by using cheap catalysts. [CleanTechnica]
- “In Deep-Red Corner Of Arizona, Threat Of Losing Water Starts To Outweigh Fear Of Regulation” • Unfettered agricultural growth means faucets of residents of Kingman, Arizona, will run dry soon. They blame corporate megafarms that pumped 60% to 72% of the groundwater used there as of 2021. The lesson is get active or lose water. [CNN]
- “Tesla’s $3.6 Billion Expansion Plans At Giga Nevada” • Tesla’s operations at Sparks, Nevada, are set to grow a lot in coming years. The company recently shared plans to add two factories. The Tesla factory has been a key producer of Tesla’s automotive batteries throughout the last several years, and soon it will be producing the Tesla Semi. [CleanTechnica]
- “US DOD Inches Closer To Tactical Electric Vehicles” • While everyone has been freaking out over the switch to electric stoves, the US Department of Defense has been quietly pulling off its own electric switcheroo. The DOD has been slowly introducing EVs into its non-tactical fleet, and it is getting ready to jump into tactical vehicles, too. [CleanTechnica]
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