They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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The future of transportation was a hot topic at last week’s Future of Energy Summit in London hosted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). In particular, discussions were built around the question of what transportation will look like as the sector tries to balance 1) meeting demand and 2) compliance with air pollution standards...
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A new technology lets humans get a grip underwater
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The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order 745, which establishes uniform rules for customer engagement in U.S. electricity markets. ...
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How do you teach scientific illustration, a skill that requires superhuman focus and determination for hours on end, to a bunch of wiggly summer campers?
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