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Electric cars are Ready to Go – but How Clean is the Juice?

January 17th, 2012 | by Guest Author

The idea of the electric car is simple enough: replacing a gasoline combustion engine with an electric motor which drives transmission. Most make use of a battery, which is charged up overnight by a connection to a household socket. Just drive home, and plug in. So, with no engine burning up fuel, the electric car becomes a zero-emission car, doesn’t it? Unfortunately no


SolveClimate: Tom Delay & the EPA

April 17th, 2009 | by solveclimate

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on Friday, April 17, at SolveClimate. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced today that


Japan Launches First Satellite to Monitor Greenhouse Gases Worldwide

January 24th, 2009 | by greenqueen

The Japanese government has launched the first satellite to monitor greenhouse gases worldwide. This tool will help scientists better ascertain where global warming emissions are coming from and how much is being absorbed by the oceans and forests. The U.S. will launch a similar orbiter next month



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