Europe and US clash over climate change at Davos

The US and Europe clashed over the climate crisis at Davos on Friday, with US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin saying during the summit’s final panel, “Let’s call it an environmental issue and not climate change.”

This was in response to Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank, saying it was of utmost importance to include climate risk in economic forecasts.

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Podcast: Tesla Cybertruck manufacturing, Maxwell acquisition, unintended acceleration, and more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla Cybertruck manufacturing potential, Elon Musk comments on Tesla’s Maxwell acquisition, Tesla being under scrutiny due to claims of unintended acceleration, and more. more…

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VW deploys first electric car charging stations with giant integrated batteries

VW has started deploying its new electric car charging stations with giant integrated batteries to help manage the power demand of the stations and keep them online in case of a power outage. more…

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Mercedes-Benz admits Tesla’s acquisition of automation firm affected its battery production

The head of Mercedes-Benz’s work council admitted that Tesla’s acquisition of Grohmann Engineering, an automation firm, affected their own battery pack manufacturing plans. more…

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Ryobi’s 38-inch 100Ah Electric Riding Lawn Mower is $400 off, more in today’s Green Deals

Home Depot offers the Ryobi 38-inch 100Ah Electric Riding Lawn Mower for $2,599 shipped. That’s good for $400 off and the second-lowest price that we’ve ever tracked. Ryobi offers one of the few all-electric consumer riding lawn mowers on the market today. This model sports a 38-inch cutting deck, up to 2.5-hours of runtime and of course, zero emissions. Rated 4.5/5 stars by 900 Home Depot reviewers. More Green Deals can be found below.

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