World (Corporate Knights) – American automaker Tesla is making plans for an additional two or three more factories in the years ahead. “Later this year we expect to finalize locations for Gigafactories 3, 4 and possibly 5,” CEO Elon Musk and CFO Jason Wheeler explained in a February note to investors. The new facilities are likely to be geared towards supporting Tesla’s highly anticipated Model 3 electric car, scheduled to begin production in July. Gigafactory 1 is currently under construction outside of Reno, Nevada, although it is being constructed in phases that have allowed portions of the factory to already Read MoreRead More
Whenever I watch the typical dystopia movie I often wonder what the first warning signs were. Usually large-scale, earth shattering, oh-sweet-jesus-now-we’re-screwed stuff has small and almost innocent beginnings. Nobody thought Katrina was going to be a big deal for instance until the very last minute; most school shooters may have been a little off but nobody would of imagined they’d stroll in one day and blow someone’s head four feet across the room. Signs, omens, almost every action carries within it hints towards a much larger potential event.
So when I woke up to find bees on the endangered species list for the first time in US history I practically shit myself.
“Seven types of bees once found in abundance in Hawaii but now facing extinction on Friday became the first bees to be added to the federal list of endangered and threatened species, according to U.S. wildlife managers.”Read More