Carl Lewis is quite well known for winning 9 Olympic gold medals and 1 silver, and subsequently being named “Olympic Athlete of the Century” and “Sportsman of the Century” at the end of the 20th century. Needless to say, he’s set many…
Following up on my vegan sources of iron article, I’ve decided to publish this vegan sources of protein article. The idea actually came after a couple of friends shared cartoons and a funny story regarding the protein thing. “The protein…
This is too good. Found on Facebook. Text version first since the image is not very sharp: Your car is German. Your vodka is Russian. Your pizza is Italian. Your kebab is Turkish. Your democracy is Greek. Your coffee is…
Funny, after being vegetarian or vegan for 32+ years, I just now took a look at how iron content in veg foods compares to iron content in beef. Interestingly, tofu, tempeh, many beans, oatmeal, cashews, quinoa, seitan, spinach, and dried…
Note: the hypothetical question as asked on Quora was a bit more… hypothetical. It was: If all cars in the US suddenly become electric, how much more electricity do we need to produce (in percentage)? Here was my response: It’s…
Here’s a good quote I ran across on Facebook: Really, which is an extreme diet — vegetarianism or the “normal” diet that kills the average person 20% faster.
By Byron Meinerth, Chelsea Eakin, and John Hanrahan What is it like to rent an EV in Beijing? Over the Labor Day holiday, we decided to find out. For all the articles about Beijing’s air pollution problems and ambitious goals for electric vehicle adoption, we had trouble finding one that covered the actual experience of renting or owning
Renting An Electric Car In China: Can It Really Be This Cheap & Easy? was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Stanford University recently announced it will no longer directly invest in publicly traded companies that mine for coal for energy generation. There are about 100 such companies and Stanford will no longer invest any of its $18.7 billion endowment in any of them. The university will also divest any funds currently invested in them. “Stanford
Ever wonder where exactly the energy that powers the operations of the world’s major corporations comes from? Which corporations purchase the most renewable energy? Well, if you’re interested in knowing, then the EPA’s new Top 100 list on the subject has got you covered. The list is pretty interesting — not everything matches up exactly
Which Corporations Purchase The Most Clean Energy? EPA’s Top 100 List Provides The Answer was originally published on CleanTechnica.
Not much of a fish feast for anyone with overfishing, pollutants in the waters, and eco-altering climate change…. Thanks to Catholic Online for the little reminder!
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A Continuation of BC’s Coal Saga compiled from stories in the ECOreport Lafarge Canada’s coal facility on Texada Island is involved in BC’s plan to become the biggest coal exporter in North America. It currently handles Close to 400,000 tonnes of coal a year, from Quinsam Mine in the Comox/Courtenay region of Vancouver Island. If [&hellip
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Originally published on Gas2. In last week’s quarterly report, Elon Musk admitted that Tesla Model X production might be pushed back. Are the falcon-wing doors holding up the Model X? Or is the extra weight of the Model X and its all-wheel drive system reducing range too much for customer expectations? No doubt, the falcon-wing
What’s Delaying Tesla Model X Production? Falcon-Wing Doors? Weight? Performance? was originally published on CleanTechnica.
A compilation from stories in the ECOreport Not too long ago, there were plans to ship 80 million tons of coal through six terminals in Washington and Oregon. Now there are three. Domestic coal burning plants are being phased out in both states. Their Governors expressed concerns further expansion would lead to “air quality and climate impacts [&hellip
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While solar vehicles are still rather more of a curiosity than a practical transportation solution — for most purposes anyways — the technology is slowly improving. And, for that matter, it is/could-be well-suited to certain specific environments or purposes. So before you brush off the technology completely, why not take a look at some interesting, [&hellip
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The Tesla Model S — now available for purchase throughout much of China — is exempt from the very expensive fees and costs associated with getting a license plate in the city of Shanghai, according to recent reports. The process of getting a license-plate in China typically involves time, money (sometimes as much as $15,000), [...]
Tesla Model S Exempt From License-Plate Fees In Shanghai (Up To $15,000 In Savings) was originally published on EV Obsession.