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Mining for materials used in renewable power may harm biodiversity

Expanded mining for materials used in renewable power technologies and electric cars could harm vulnerable species and ecosystems absent better planning, according to a peer-reviewed paper in Nature Communications.Why it matters: The tech needed to fight one threat to biodiversity — climate change — can create other big risks unless policymakers…
bubmag
September 2, 2020
Electric Car

Elon Musk wants YOU to build a brain-computer interface

Elon Musk isn’t content with electric cars, shooting people into orbit, populating Mars and building underground tunnels to solve traffic problems. He also wants to get inside your brain.His startup, Neuralink, wants to one day implant computer chips inside the human brain. The goal is to develop implants that can…
bubmag
August 29, 2020
Electric Car

Businesses compete to battle California’s blackouts

Green companies vie not just to generate power but also to store and manage itDEPENDING ON WHOM you ask, California is a leader in clean energy or a cautionary tale. Power outages in August prompted stern critiques from Republicans. “In California”, Donald Trump tweeted, “Democrats have intentionally implemented rolling blackouts—forcing…
bubmag
August 27, 2020
Electric Car

Tesla’s shares pass $2,000 ahead of share split

Updated / Friday, 21 Aug 2020 11:40 Tesla's stock has surged over 300% in 2020 Shares of Tesla surged past the $2,000 mark yesterday for the first time as the electric car maker extended its recent rally ahead of an upcoming share split.  The company's stock traded at a record…
bubmag
August 21, 2020