Climate Crisis Weekly: Millions march in the Global Climate Strike, yet Trump snubs the UN climate summit, more

  • The (truly) Global Climate Strike draws millions to the streets…
  • … But Donald Trump is snubbing the UN climate summit on Monday.
  • Climate change is Canadians’ No. 1 concern.
  • In West Texas, wind power means jobs.
  • Hurricanes Humberto and Imelda cause damage in Bermuda and Texas, respectively.
  • And more…

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California, automakers stay the course on emissions agreement, defying EPA’s illegal move

On Thursday, the Environmental “Protection” Agency moved to revoke California’s authority to set higher emissions standards, established more than 50 years ago under the federal Clean Air Act, after signaling the move earlier in the week.

The EPA’s announcement stated that their main focus was to set a unified, national rule for fuel efficiency standards. However, there was already a unified, national rule for fuel efficiency standards in place under President Barack Obama until the EPA repealed that rule earlier this year, causing regulatory uncertainty for automakers who opposed the repeal.

California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) reacted to this news by voting 12-0 to accept an agreement made between the state and automakers to voluntarily exceed federal emissions standards, roughly meeting the previous national standard in defiance of the federal rollback.

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Podcast: Tesla V10, Tesla Model S Plaid, Rivian electric van, and more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla V10 software update, more info and testing results for the Tesla Model S Plaid, Rivian’s new electric van, and more. more…


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Tesla Model S prototype breaks down, Porsche Taycan drives by, and TSLA shorts go crazy

A Porsche Taycan drove past a Tesla Model S prototype that broke down while testing on the Nurburgring racetrack, and the TSLA short community is going crazy over it.

You know you’re doing pretty well when your detractors have to grasp at irrelevant events like these to justify their views. more…


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EGEB: Guatemalans emigrate due to climate-change-induced food shortages; nitrous oxide emissions, more

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Food shortage due to climate change is forcing Guatemalans to migrate north.
  • Why nitrous oxide is as much of a problem as CO2 emissions.
  • Florida’s 100% renewable energy bill has been revived — with hope.
  • Serbia launches the country’s largest wind farm.

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Global Climate Strike: in pictures and video

Young people are leading marches, big and small, in a truly global climate strike today. (Adults are there, too.) They are protesting inaction on climate change by governments and businesses.

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