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Electric Cars Are Critical To Stopping Global Warming, But That’s

I wouldn’t blame you if you thought electric cars weren’t green. There’s a massive misinformation campaign against them, and part of that is trying to seed doubt about one of their top advantages — that they are one of the best solutions to global warming. I’ll tackle that point below, but first, let’s get something […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Climate Change and National Security; Keeling Curve

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The US government is placing a focus on the threats of climate change to national security. If the rate and severity of natural disasters increases then a great strain will be placed on the military resources of the […]Read More

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The Best and the Worst Environmental News of 2010

Here is a quick review of some of the best and the worst environmental stories of 2010. BEST: Mass Production of Electric Cars Cars and trucks are responsible for a quarter of US carbon emissions. However, this year, both Chevrolet and Nissan were amongst a slew of car makers who launched electric vehicles. Even SUVs, crossovers, luxury cars, station wagons and […]Read More

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Environmental News Wrap: July12-19: New Electricity Generation, Oil Spills, Building

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Article of the Week: Scientific American reports that half of the new electricity generation in the US and Europe in the last year has come from green energy. This is very important because the decisions we make today about new […]Read More

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Environmental News Wrap – June 11-17

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Electric Cars Toyota and Tesla Motors team up to make electric cars in a recently shut down car plant in Northern California. Technology Review covers another advance in the development of lithium-ion batteries for electric cars. Just for Fun Explore […]Read More

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EarthTalk: Will Hybrid Plug-ins Lead to Greater Reliance on Coal?

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Isn’t the interest in electric cars and plug-in hybrids going to spur increased reliance on coal as a power source? And is that really any better than gasoline/oil in terms of environmental impact? – Graham […]Read More

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EarthTalk: Plug-in Hybrids and Their Impact on the Electricity Grid

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: When the plug-in Prius is released, how much electricity will it use? Will my electric bill double if my Prius is plugged in each night? Or will the increase be minimal? Also, will all this recharging […]Read More