Japan looks to replace China as the primary source of critical metals
- Enough rare earth minerals have been found off Japan to last centuries
- Rare earths are important materials for green technology, as well as medicine and manufacturing
- Where would we be without all of our rare-earth magnets?
New research links urban planning and political polarization.
- Canadian researchers find that excessive reliance on cars changes political views.
- Decades of car-centric urban planning normalized unsustainable lifestyles.
- People who prefer personal comfort elect politicians who represent such views.
The government hopes to see 1.5 million electric cars on roads by 2030.
- The legislation is expected to pass by the end of 2018.
- The move is inspired partly by Israel's recent discovery of several large deposits of natural gas.
- It's one of the latest developments in Israel's broader plan to wean itself off other more destructive fossil fuels.
Future vacationing could be pretty different.
The company markedly outperformed Wall Street's expectations in the third quarter of 2018.
- Tesla issued its Q3 earnings report earlier than expected this year.
- The report shows Tesla earned $6.82 billion in revenue vs. an expected $6.33 billion.
- Tesla's Q3 success is largely due to booming sales of the Model 3, the company's cheapest and newest car.
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