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Toyota Set to Get with the Times

Good news… Toyota allegedly has plans to step up its production of hybrid cars by 50% in Japan.

Of course, they are still an auto company, and far from blameless. It'll be interesting to see how the court case we blogged about last week turns out… but nonetheless, it's encouraging to hear of auto manufacturers getting with the times and shifting their trajectory in acknowledgement of the reality of climate change.

Apparently, this moved means that “Toyota is more likely than ever to overtake General Motors Corp as the world's top seller of automobiles – a position GM has held for 75 years.”

I think I'd have to call that natural selection….


“I think I’d have to call that natural selection…” via intelligent design.

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There is an “irreversible decline” of coal power across the G7 countries, with the US and UK leading the way, finds new research by the non-profit environmental organisation E3G.

E3G’s scorecard looks at the progress made on phasing out coal since the Paris climate conference and shows that an additional 40GW of existing coal plants...

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