batteries

batteries September 19, 2019|Alvin| Rivian is a startup making electric SUVs and electric trucks. Amazon has ordered100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian. Rivian said Thursday it will design, build and service a new electric van exclusively for Amazon.… [+2098 chars]

Amazon Orders 100,000 Rivian Electric Vans With Delivery By 2021

Rivian is a startup making electric SUVs and electric trucks. Amazon has ordered100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian. Rivian said Thursday it will design, build and service a new electric van exclusively for Amazon. These will be dedicated electric del… [+1001 chars]

Current State of Seaweed to Offset CO2 Emssions

Seaweed farming has the potential to offset CO2. A research paper looks at the potential for seaweed farming to offset global agriculture. Directly, agriculture (excluding GHG flux from land use and forestry) has consistently contributed about 12% of global e… [+5989 chars]

climate change

climate change Terrestrial plants (land based plants) are removing about 29 percent of our emissions that would otherwise contribute to growth of the atmospheric CO2 concentration. What Lucas Cernusak, ecoyphysiologist from James Cook University in Australia… [+2001 chars]

Boosting Plants to Close the CO2 Absorption Gap

Terrestrial plants (land based plants) are removing about 29 percent of our emissions that would otherwise contribute to growth of the atmospheric CO2 concentration. What Lucas Cernusak, ecoyphysiologist from James Cook University in Australia, model analysis… [+4308 chars]

environment

environment Scaling Up the Tree Carbon Offset Solution Climate Change Silver Bullet From Massively Improved Tree Planting Jonathan Franzen wrote an article at the New Yorker called “What if We Stopped Pretending – We need to Admit we cannot prevent the c… [+1571 chars]

Scaling Up the Tree Carbon Offset Solution

Nextbigfuture prior article outlined how the right species of trees and widespread drone planting of trees could offset all human carbon emissions. How could we scale up to this solution? The first phase is scaling up the tree planting and using faster grow… [+4239 chars]

electric cars

electric cars Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory Car Making Ramping Up and Shanghai Factory Expansion is Starting Tesla currently imports all of the cars it sells in China but plans to make the Model 3, its best-selling vehicle, at the new plant starting late this… [+1978 chars]

Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory Car Making Ramping Up and Shanghai Factory Expansion is Already Starting

There are pictures from Weibo of more electric car production activity inside the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory. Drone Video from Jason Yang on YouTube shows that Tesla has been grading more land next to the factory and digging new foundations for a new buildi… [+2208 chars]

agriculture

agriculture GMO Eggplant Reduced Pesticides Used and Boosted Revenue by US$450 Per Hectare Kiwa Bio-Tech, an agricultural company that develops, manufactures and markets bio-fertilizers for use in the China agriculture and aquaculture markets, claims to ha… [+1749 chars]