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Guy Dauncey’s Solutions for a Changing Planet

The ECOreport goes to Ladysmith to discuss Guy Dauncey’s Solutions for a Changing Planet

By Roy L Hales

Guy Dauncey is the founder of the BC Sustainable Energy Association. He is also the author or co-author of ten books, including the Climate Challenge: 101 Solutions to Global Warming and most recently Journey to the Future: A Better World Is Possible. I recently visited Ladysmith to discuss Guy Dauncey’s solutions for a changing planet

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What’s Hindering Mass Adoption Of Rooftop Solar?

The ECOreport publishes an Op-ED, What’s Hindering Mass Adoption Of Rooftop Solar?

by Sven Lindström, CEO, Midsummer

The stars are perfectly aligned for a swift and massive breakthrough of small scale solar energyproduction in urban areas. This could completely change the world, the planet’s energy generation and save the environment. However, there are also obstacles to this bright future from the unlikeliest of sources.

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American Interest In EVs Equals Interest In Full-Size Trucks

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED, American interest in EVs equals interest In full-size trucks

Originally Published on Clean Technica

By James Ayre

A recent survey from AAA found that interest in electric vehicles amongst consumers in the US now rivals that of full-size pickup trucks.

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Lithium Is The Future Of Transportation

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED maintaining that Lithium Is The Future Of Transportation

Originally Published on Oilprice.com

By James Stafford

Just a few years ago, we would have scoffed at the idea that electric vehicles could be mainstream anytime soon, or that the global appetite for lithium-ion batteries and mass power storage would be so voracious, and so sudden. Today, no one is scoffing, and lithium is being viewed as our new super-mineral that will catapult us firmly into the next century.

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Why Aren’t We Shifting To Greener Vehicles?

The ECOreport published an OP-ED asking why aren’t we shifting to greener vehicles?

By Giles Kirkland

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1While the number of EV sales is certainly going up – especially in countries such as Canada – green vehicles are still outnumbered by their traditional diesel and petrol counterparts. Given that these vehicles still produce a lot of carbon emissions, a well known fact by now, why aren’t we shifting to greener vehicles?

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Tesla, Nissan LEAF & BMW i3 Top US EV Market In February

The ECOreport reposts Tesla, Nissan LEAF & BMW i3 Top US EV Market In February 

EV Obsession via Clean Technica

By Zach Shahan

Here’s my latest electric vehicle sales report, originally published on EV Obsession:

US electric car sales Feb 2015US February electric car sales are in, and the medals go to Tesla (Gold), Nissan (Silver), and BMW (Bronze). They were head and shoulders above the rest. Of course, when it comes to Tesla, it was an estimate (as requested by readers). My estimates for Tesla are based off of a number of official statements from Tesla, and I’m fairly confident about how they add up in aggregate, but they are definitely estimates.

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Lux Research Gave the EV Industry A Failing Grade

The ECOreport reposts how, in the inaugural edition of their “EV Inflection Tracker,”Lux Research Gave the EV Industry A Failing Grade

Originally Published on Lux Research

BOSTON, MA – March 22, 2016 – With few electric vehicles (EVs) passing key performance benchmarks of driving range and cost, the automotive industry received an overall failing grade for its EV offerings. In the inaugural 2016 edition of Lux Research’s annual “EV Inflection Tracker,” the industry earned just 27 out of a possible 100 rating, mainly because of high costs and limited offerings with a driving range of over 200 miles.

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Lithium: The New Gasoline

The ECOreport reposts the story about the world’s battery producers and car makers scrambling to obtain lithium: the new gasoline

Originally Published on Oilprice.com

By James Stafford

With lithium prices skyrocketing beyond wildest expectations, talk heating up about acquisitions and mergers in this space and a fast-brewing war among electric car rivals, it’s no wonder everyone’s bullish on this golden commodity that promises to become the “new gasoline“.

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The Autowende Has Begun

Originally Published by Fastned

By Michiel Langezaal, co-founder and CEO of Fastned

In the next 60 months the automotive industry will see more change than in the last 60 years. European car manufacturers should commit to electric cars now or Europe will be in economic trouble. The Autowende has begun.

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The Pending American Lithium Boom

The oil sector may be in crises, but another American sector is about to take off. Oilprce.com’s James Stafford surveys the pending American lithium boom

Originally Published on Oilprce.com

By James Stafford

While other commodities are floundering or completely collapsing in this market, lithium—the critical mineral in the emerging battery gigafactory war—is poised to explode, and going forward Nevada is emerging as the front line in this pending American lithium boom.

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