Human Rights Abuses In Aluminum Supply Chain Need To Be Stopped

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 17:10:34 +0000

In a recently published, 63-page report, Human Rights Watch describes the automotive supply chains that connect car manufacturers to aluminum mines, refineries, and smelters around the world. The report also documents a number of human rights impacts related to aluminum production and processing, from the destruction of ancestral farmland and damage to community water sources […]

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It’s Just Got To Be BEV

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 16:30:19 +0000

Only 100% battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have the potential to create the deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector that the world needs to avoid catastrophic climate change. BEVs will become more efficacious as the grid gets greener around the globe. But what about hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells, biofuels, and electrofuels? Hybrids […]

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Appalachia Poised To Be Part Of Shift To Clean Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:45:12 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Ted Boettner  For over 150 years, the Appalachian region has provided the cheap energy that has powered the nation to become an industrial giant and build a middle class. At the same time, the enormous wealth pulled from the hills of Appalachia largely enriched other parts […]

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In 2020, the United States Produced the Least CO2 Emissions from Energy in Nearly 40 Years

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:40:14 +0000

In 2020, as the country responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, CO2 emissions from energy consumption in the United States fell to the lowest level since 1983. The 4.6 billion metric tons (Bmt) of CO2 emitted in 2020 was an 11% decrease from 2019, the largest annual decrease on record, according to our Monthly Energy Review. Our new U.S. CO2 emissions from […]

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Tesla Model 3 Owners Are Most Satisfied Electric Car Owners In Norway (Chart)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 01:30:38 +0000

Norway’s Electric Car Association has released the results from its “Electric Car List 2021,” which includes survey responses on how satisfied electric vehicle owners are with their vehicles. It should be said first of all that owners of many different models love their vehicles. Nonetheless, there has to be a winner, and this year it […]

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Plugin Vehicles Hit 19% Market Share In Europe In June! Tesla Model 3 Has Best Month Ever!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:42:21 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market continues in the fast lane, having gotten over 237,000 registrations in June and over a million registrations YTD — which is +157% year over year (YoY). Last month’s plugin vehicle share of the overall auto market was 19% (10% full electrics/BEVs), which pulled the 2021 plugin vehicle (PEV) share […]

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Solving Electric Pickup Trucks’ Achilles Heel: Towing & Range

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 18:44:51 +0000

No matter who builds them, there’s no denying that it’s awesome to see the electric pickup truck world starting to come into reality. There’s the Tesla Cybertruck, which boasts some very impressive numbers, especially for the top package with 500 miles of predicted range. For buyers who think the Cybertruck is too disco, there’s the […]

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Powering Rural Economic Development with Renewables

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:34:19 +0000

We Need Incentives to Help Electric Co-ops Replace their Coal Plants

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Do Electric Vehicles Pollute As Much As Gas-Powered Ones?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 01:00:42 +0000

Only full battery electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel-cell EVs have the potential to be very low-GHG pathways.

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