Climate news today…
Activist shareholders want a Big Oil man off the JPMorgan board.
After months of bushfires, Australia was hit by record rainfall.
Wind giants in Germany are becoming wary of life without subsidies.
The Gates Foundation says climate change is now a top priority.

Over a century ago, under the iron-and-glass dome of the Grand Palais in Paris, inventors unveiled the first diesel engine, motion picture and escalator. Last month, at the annual ChangeNOW conference, the same venue featured hyperloops, hydrogen-powered ships and a device that turns air pollution into algae food.

No matter how odd they appear, some of these gadgets (like the solar-powered water purifier) will likely become part of our everyday lives, just like the diesel engine.

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In climate news today…
Activist shareholders want a Big Oil man off the JPMorgan board.
After months of bushfires, Australia was hit by record rainfall.
Wind giants in Germany are becoming wary of life without subsidies.
The Gates Foundation says climate change is now a top priority.

Over a century ago, under the iron-and-glass dome of the Grand Palais in Paris, inventors unveiled the first diesel engine, motion picture and escalator. Last month, at the annual ChangeNOW conference, the same venue featured hyperloops, hydrogen-powered ships and a device that turns air pollution into algae food.

No matter how odd they appear, some of these gadgets (like the solar-powered water purifier) will likely become part of our everyday lives, just like the diesel engine.

That was also an oddity when first presented in 1900. It was heavy, ugly and ran on peanut oil. It lacked the glamour of Thomas Edison’s moving boardwalk and the beauty of the Palais de l’Électricité’s 7,000 incandescent lamps.