The Micro EVs

Positive Future #554 (Feature photo – The Microlino – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license – Alexander Migl) CleanTechnica journalist Jennifer Sensiba brings us the story of micro-EVs. The takeaway is that they could sell more if they didn’t look so funny. While this makes sense, is there more to the story. Interestingly they…

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Wildlife Bridge – An Environmental Sensitivity Breakthrough

Positive Future #553 (Feature photo – Mountain Lion – courtesy of the National Park Service) We’ve all seen countless animals that have died along highways trying to cross. It is hard to imagine that highways have so materially dissected the national landscape that it creates a threat to national wildlife population. Inhabitat journalist Debbie Sklar…

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Nature’s Strange Healing

Positive Future #552 (Feature photo – Pumice Rock – By Benjamint444 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5712319) New Atlas journalist Michael Irving brings us the story of a large pumice raft – a large flotilla of light pumice rock from and underwater volcano. Covering an area of 58 square miles, the pumice flotilla is…

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Paris, France – Planned Site of World’s Largest Rooftop Farm

Positive Future #551 (Feature photo – Agripolis Rooftop Farm – courtesy of Agripolis) BrightVibes journalist Fino Menezes brings us the story of a planned rooftop urban farm in Paris that will be the world’s largest. At peak production season, the rooftop farm will not only produce 1 ton of fruits and vegetables each day, but…

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Getting the Checkbook Out

Positive Future #550 (Feature photo – Green New Deal Supporters – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license – IntoTheWoods7) CleanTechnica journalist Steve Hanley brings details about Bernie Sanders’ costs to implement the Green New Deal. The cost is put at $16 trillion over 15 years – slightly over $1 trillion a year or a…

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Electrification to Grow in the Bus and Truck Sectors

Positive Future #548 (Feature photo – U.S. Made Proterra Electric Bus – CCA SA 2.0 Generic Sounder Bruce) EnergyCentral journalist Jason Mathers uncovers four (4) game-changing developments that are pushing electrification into the bus and truck sectors. A combination of public money and private-sector investment are clearly setting the path for the future. You can…

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Is an Electric Vehicle Revolution Coming Soon?

Positive Future #547 (Feature photo – Nissan Leaf – By Vauxford – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=66139847) CleanTechnica journalist Zachary Shahan is one of the world’s top thinkers and writers on the EV movement. Shahan thinks that improving technology and declining costs of EV cars are moving us more rapidly to a point of…

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First U.S. Airport to be 100% Solar

Positive Future #546 (Feature photo – Solar Farm at Chattanooga Airport – courtesy of Chattanooga Airport) CleanTechnica journalist Anand Upadhyay brings us the story of the first airport in the U.S. to generate enough solar energy to offset its power use. To achieve this milestone, the airport has installed its own solar farms. While the…

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Want a 42 Inch Natural Gas Pipeline Near You?

Positive Future #545 (Feature photo – Protest against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license – Sturmvogel66) Energy Central journalist Elizabeth Ouzts brings news on the ongoing fight to stop the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Natural Gas Pipeline. While construction has been underway for over a year, opponents continue to raise…

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