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Clean Transport

Why Is The Tesla Semi So Popular With Food & Beverage Companies?

Published on March 24th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

A number of companies around the world have placed pre-orders for the Tesla Semi, and a preponderance of those orders seem to be coming from purveyors of food and beverages. PepsiCo has ordered 100, Anheuser-Busch has ordered 40, restaurant supplier Sysco is taking 50, and Canadian grocery chain Loblaw’s wants 25. Why is this particular industry so interested in electric trucks? As a recent article in Popular Mechanics points out, there are several good reasons... Read More


Reebok’s Vision For “Recycling” Gas Stations

Published on March 24th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

The way we think about gas stations is about to change. As the world transitions to electric vehicles, the sneakerheads at Reebok have completely reimagined the gas pump experience altogether. Reebok announces that, "more cars are relying on electricity instead of gasoline for energy. ... So what do you do with all of those perfectly-placed fuel stations in every community? Turn them into fuel for our bodies instead."... Read More

Fossil Fuels

US Army: Primary Cause Of US–Russia Tensions Is US Efforts To Dominate Central Asian Oil & Gas Reserves & Pipeline Routes

Published on March 24th, 2018 | by James Ayre

The US Army’s Culture, Regional Expertise, and Language Management Office last year released a relatively even-handed study analyzing the drivers behind the current geopolitical tensions between the US and Russia, I recently found out. (Due to Nafeez Ahmed publishing an excellent piece on the matter.)... Read More

Climate Change

Climate Change Could Make The Opioid Crisis Worse

Published on March 24th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

In 2016, more than 63,600 Americans died from drug overdoses, triple the 1999 rate. The overprescribing of opioid painkillers largely is driving this spike in deaths. But experts suggest that other things also are at work — including the effects of climate change. ... Read More

Clean Transport

Electric Drag Racing With True Cousins — The Bikes

Published on March 23rd, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

This is the first of two parts about the cousins Hans-Henrik Thomsen and Glenn Ellegaard Nielsen and their amazing efforts in electrifying the drag racing sport. They have built and driven battery-powered vehicles for drag racing since 2007, resulting in 7 — still standing — world records with 4 different vehicles: 2 motorcycles and 2 cars... Read More

Clean Power

Solar Power Works In Many Places You Might Not Expect

Published on March 23rd, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Solar power is often seen as a form of electricity that only works in sunny, hot areas, but this view is not accurate at all. While it’s easy to understand why some of us hold such a belief, some solar critics rely on this bit of misinformation to try to dismiss solar power as something marginal... Read More

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