EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that fuel cell cars aren’t really any greener than conventional gas-powered internal combustion cars? — Michelle Adamo, Portland, OR A decade ago cars powered by fuel cells seemed like the future of […]Read More
U.S. fuel economy near record high As we reported early last June, new vehicle fuel economy (window-sticker value) in the U.S. hit an all-time high in May of 25.7 miles per gallon (MPG) as reported by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. June saw a slight dip in fuel economy, off 0.2 to 25.5 MPG. The […]Read More
Instituting another measure to reduce carbon emissions and toxic air quality, China's national government is requiring that at least 30%, of new cars purchased by local government bodies, public institutions and publicly funded organizations' between 2014-2016 be EVs or "new energy" vehicles.Read More
While there is an abundance of positive response to the Solar Roadways concept, there has also been an avalanche of negativity that completely misses the point. As reviewed in a recent Global Warming is Real article, the concept of embedding solar panels into American roadways represents a powerful new approach to green innovation and finance. Without paying […]Read More
Higher gas prices, better fuel economy, lower emissions According to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute the average fuel economy (the number given on the window sticker) for new vehicles hit a record high in May of 25.7 miles-per-gallon (mph), a 0.4 mpg rise from April. Vehicle fuel efficiency has increased 5.5 mpg since October […]Read More
Solar Roadways is a grassroots company that is a stellar example of a powerful new approach to business. Their business model is a perfect marriage between innovative technology and innovative finance. Solar Roadways are spearheading a new reality that levels the playing field and gives us reason to believe that we will find a way to meet our energy needs without fossil fuels. Solar power was discovered over 170 […]Read More
EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What’s behind the rise in public transit in the U.S. in the last few years, and how does our transit use compare with that of other developed countries? – Angie Whitby, New Bern, NC Transit ridership […]Read More
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Cleaning up abandoned wells is good news.
Interior reveals plans for orphan well cleanup https://bit.ly/3fHs5tj
Whatever narrative you want to use to get to a low carbon economy. Nobody will accuse Mr. Fink of being woke.
BlackRock’s Larry Fink: climate policies are about profits, not being ‘woke’ https://bit.ly/356Wb7t
Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2021 https://www.carbonbrief.org/analysis-the-climate-papers-most-featured-in-the-media-in-2021
Their habitats destroyed, elephants venture closer to human settlements and die when they eat plastic waste in open dumps.
Elephants dying from eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump | AP News https://bit.ly/33vsHzJ
"If this tidal wave of pollution continues unchecked, the anticipated plastics in the seas by 2040 could exceed the collective weight of all fish in the ocean."
Plastic crisis needs binding treaty, report says https://bbc.in/3Id7BVu #plasticpollution @BBCWorld