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City’s online poll reveals most aspire to drive electric vehicles, but don’t own them now

The City of Calgary is a step closer to formulating a strategy for electric vehicles. New feedback from residents will be used to help draft recommendations on enabling home and ...
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Energy-intensive Canada could cut back dramatically through efficiency measures

According to a new report from The Conference Board of Canada, energy efficiency measures such as incentive programs, retrofits, audits, land-use measures, building standards and renewable subsidies can substantially reduce ...
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/ energy, policy, technology

Ford, Chinese partner look at possible electric car venture

BEIJING — Ford Motor Co. and a Chinese automaker said Tuesday they are looking into setting up a joint venture to develop and manufacture electric cars in China. Ford's potential ...
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Electric vehicle batteries may get much more valuable soon

A new study shows they can help the grid without being degraded. One of the hottest questions among energy nerds these days has to do with the interaction of electric ...
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The Redemption of the Canadian Soul: More Lessons from the Avro Arrow.

Dr. Arden Henley | August 13, 2017 Can you imagine the utter foolishness of a country that would fund, design and manufacture a world class, supersonic jet and, then, order its ...
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The death of the internal combustion engine

It had a good run. But the end is in sight for the machine that changed the world “HUMAN inventiveness…has still not found a mechanical process to replace horses as ...
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Five facts about the newly-leaked U.S. climate change report

Scott Sutherland Meteorologist/Science Writer Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 8:02 PM - A draft copy of a new U.S. climate report appeared on the web this week, with word that it ...
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Electric cars win? Britain to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 in an attempt to reduce air pollution that could herald the end of over a century of ...
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Shell CEO says his next car will be electric, sees oil demand peaking before 2030

When the boss of Europe’s biggest listed oil company says his next car will be electric, it says a lot about the future of fossil fuels. Royal Dutch Shell Plc ...
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Tesla’s Musk hands over first Model 3 electric cars to early buyers

Most interested buyers will have to wait until 2018 to receive vehicles Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Friday the Model 3 had over half a million advance reservations as ...
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