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2020 Might Be 3rd Hottest Year On Record

December 3rd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years that were all hotter than any year ever measured before, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday


Norway In November: EV Market Share At 80%, Fossils Disappearing

December 3rd, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Electric vehicle pioneer Norway saw plugin vehicle market share standing at 80% in November 2020, up from 60% in November 2019. Old school non-hybrid fossil vehicles saw their share decline to just 10.5% (from 27.1% a year ago). The overall auto market volume was up 25% year-on-year


Letter to a Friend Buying an Electric Car

December 2nd, 2020 | by Joe Wachunas

Two friends recently bought electric cars for their families after thinking about it for a long time. Beyond wanting to congratulate them, and click my heels together like Gene Kelly in Singing in the Rain, I felt the need to describe, in detail, just how big a deal this EV purchase is, beyond platitudes like “EVs are so amazing for the world.” So I wrote them a letter


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


13% Plugin Vehicle Share in Europe — Almost A New Record!

December 1st, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

#1 Volkswagen ID.3 — Veni, vidi, vici. After years of anticipation, the 2021 best selling EV in Europe has finally landed, and in only its second month on the market, the new German hatchback has hit its first five-digit score, with 10,584 registrations


How To Bring Scientific Integrity Back To White House, USA

December 1st, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

One thing I am particularly looking forward to is hearing more from experts and scientists so that we can usher in a new era of science-based policymaking. But before we get too excited about what those changes could be, there are some essential actions that the Biden administration must take to ensure that the scientists and their work will be protected over the next four years and beyond


November French EV Market Share Hits 15% & Growing

December 1st, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

France, Europe's second largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share reach 14.8% in November 2020, up almost 5× from 3.2% share in November 2019. The homegrown Renault ZOE was again the best selling plugin


800,000+ People Risk Water Shutoffs In The Great Lakes State

November 30th, 2020 | by NRDC

More than 317,000 households serving an estimated 800,000 Michiganders throughout Michigan are known to be behind on their water bills and could face water shutoffs, according to new data (XLS) compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in collaboration with the People’s Water Board Coalition (PWBC)



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