Game On for Climate Policy: The Obama administration today presented “an energetic unified front on behalf of climate change,” in Congressional testimony and two stimulus funding announcements. Obama will need to bring more of that A-game in order “to make good on his promise to act against global warming by the end of 2010.” — VentureBeat’s GreenBeat
Green Vehicles Moving to the “Salad Bowl”: Green Vehicles, a San Jose, Calif.-based company developing three-wheeled electric vehicles plans to move its assembly operations to Salinas, known more for agriculture than manufacturing. — The Salinas Californian
Thirsty Solar Projects: With 35 big solar farm projects undergoing licensing or planned for arid regions of California alone, water is emerging as a contentious issue. — NYT’s Green Inc.
Sneak Peek: Production Aptera 2e: Just about a month after what appears to be the final production-spec (from the three-quarter view) of the futuristic-looking Aptera 2e showed up at apteraforum.com, a new post now offers a glimpse of what’s purported to be the production-spec car, this time from the front, with some obvious changes to the original design. — Autoblog Green
Indonesia Takes Third: “It’s well-known that the United States and China are the two biggest greenhouse-gas polluters in the world. But relatively few people can name number three on that list. It’s Indonesia, thanks to heavy deforestation.” — TNR’s The Vine