Another Year, Another Large Wildfire Started by PGE

PG&E equipment started the Dixie Fire in the Feather River Canyon. The fire has burned 40,500 acres and is 15% contained. In California Public Utilities Commission documents filed by PG&E, PG&E reports the Cresta Dam off of Highway 70 in the Feather River Canyon lost power around 7 a.m. on July 13. A PG&E employee …

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$25 Million Raised for SENS Antiaging Research Via Pulsechain Crypto Drive

Pulsechain has raised $25,000,000 for antiaging medical research after 5 days of a 14 day fundraiser. You must follow the SENS.org PulseChain instructions. Sacrifices to SENS.org during the sacrifice phase earn 25% less points compared to sacrifices at Pulse.info. SENS.org can also accept stocks and bank wires. Once the sacrifice phase is over, the total …

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Tesla Texas and Berlin Tiny Production Q4 2021 and Production Ramp Q1 2022

Tesla Texas and Tela Berlin factories could start production of Model Y vehicles in completed buildings while completing the rest of the factories. This would enable small pilot production of a few hundred to a few thousand vehicles in Q4 2021. Close observers of the new Tesla factory construction expect the main production ramps to …

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Air Pollution is Like Forcing Weak, Old and Young People to Smoke Every Day

Microscopic particulates that form from the use of fossil fuels for energy, transportation, industry and agriculture are the main cause of deaths from air pollution. The main sources of air pollution are from coal for energy generation and the various uses of oil for industry and transportation. There are also particulates from agriculture, wildfires. Emissions …

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Success in Reversing Dementia in Mice and Human Clinical Trials in 2022

Researchers have identified a new treatment candidate that appears to not only halt neurodegenerative symptoms in mouse models of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, but also reverse the effects of the disorders. The team, based at Tohoku University, published their results on June 8 in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. The treatment candidate has been …

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GPS Accuracy Improvements

China’s BeiDou global navigation system was completed in June 2020 provides positioning accuracy of 1.5 to two meters to anyone in the world. GPS World provides details. From March to June 2020, two BDS-3 GEO satellites were launched, while the in-orbit tests of two IGSO satellites, two GEO satellites, and two MEO satellites were completed. …

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Tesla Berlin Will Start Making Cars November 2021 and 4680 Batteries in Q1 2022

Tesla Berlin construction documents provide details on 4680 cells and battery pack timelines. There are rumors that Berlin will start vehicle production in November, 2021. However, they will have to ship some 4680 cell and drive units from Fremont in order to build these vehicles. Various packs and then 4680 cells will be made at …

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Senate Democrats Agree on $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Spending Bill

A group of Senate Democrats announced late Tuesday they had reached a tentative agreement on a massive spending plan worth $3.5 trillion over the next decade. The budget resolution, which Democrats will attempt to pass the Senate with 51 votes via the parliamentary maneuver of reconciliation. This likely includes the Electric Vehicle tax credits. This …

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United Pre-Orders a Hundred 19-Seat Electric Airplanes for 2026

Heart Aerospace, a company building a 19-seater electric airplane, has raised a $35M Series A round led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures, United Airlines Ventures and Mesa Air Group Inc. In addition, Heart’s seed investors EQT Ventures and Lowercarbon Capital, have participated in the round. As part of the agreement, United and Mesa have together placed …

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