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Aston Martin Linked To Study Spreading Misinformation About EVs

December 1st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Auke Hoekstra, who researches electric vehicles at The Eindhoven University of Technology and NEON Research, and whose specialty lies in comparing CO2 emissions of EVs with fossil fuel vehicles, just debunked a study claiming that EVs needed to go 48,000 miles before emitting less CO2 than fossil fuel vehicles


Renewables = 70% of New US Power Capacity in 2020, Solar = 43%

November 30th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

In the first three quarters of 2020, renewable energy — almost entirely solar and wind energy — accounted for 70% of new US power capacity, based on official utility-scale power plant data from FERC and small-scale solar power estimates from CleanTechnica


Trump’s Last-Ditch Effort to Drill the Alaskan Wilderness

November 26th, 2020 | by Nexus Media

The Trump administration is making a last-minute push to sell oil rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Firms can now select which swaths of pristine Alaskan wilderness they would like to drill, and they could bid on leases before President Trump leaves office in January


Donald Trump’s 75–99 Real Attacks On Our Environment

November 3rd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

After President Richard Nixon proposed establishing the U.S. Environmental Protect Agency on July 9, 1970, Republicans have assumed some level of responsibility for cleaning our air and water. Yes, oil, gas, and coal came to heavily, heavily support Republicans (+90% in some years), funding their campaigns and then lobbying them



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