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The Journal of Epidemiology: Linking Air Pollution Nanoparticles & Incident of Brain Tumors

December 3rd, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Science and modern biochemistry have all kinds of answers on the brain and human health, but scientific knowledge alone can't stop air pollution. Those studies can make citizens aware of how compromised we are. They can let us know that air pollution is indeed a threat to the brain's and body's core functions. But humans must act on this knowledge to make it truly useful

Boris Johnson Promises 40 Gigawatts Of Offshore Wind For UK By 2030

November 18th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The United Kingdom's current Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has promised to deliver even more offshore wind power if his Conservative Party are returned to power in the country's impromptu election to be held December 12, promising to increase the 2030 offshore wind target from 30 gigawatts (GW) to 40 GW. 

MG Electric SUV Video Review: Very Solid, Quirky

October 31st, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

When you think of an MG, you might picture a vintage, sporty, low-slung, red British convertible coupe cruising on a country highway in cool autumn air with fall colors. This MG is much more contemporary, a 4-door compact SUV, but with a twist -- it’s all electric. Called the MG ZS EV, it debuted in 2018 in China and is now available in the UK, Thailand, and Australia

$3.3 Million Grant For Fuel Cell/Electric Aviation Startup ZeroAvia

October 4th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

The aviation startup ZeroAvia has received a £2.7m (US$3.3 million) grant from the UK government. The funds will be used to support continued development of fuel cell/electric propulsion technology to reduce aviation CO2 emissions. The company was founded in 2017 by Val Miftakhov, who is also the current CEO. He answered some questions for CleanTechnica about the new grant

“Other” (aka Tesla Model 3) = 3rd Best Selling Vehicle In UK In August

September 6th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Apparently, the UK's SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders) can't be bothered to input the Tesla Model 3's name into their model database. Despite being the 3rd best selling passenger vehicle in the country last month, the Model 3 goes by the name/label "Other" in the top 10 ranking. I guess "no emissions" means you get no name

Porsche Taycan — Power Hungry, Slower To Charge Than Tesla Model S (Most Of The Time)

September 5th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

After the unveiling of the new Porsche Taycan yesterday, analysts were quick to call the only electric competitor (the Tesla Model S) “ancient in comparison,” pointing out the “pathbreaking” 800 volt system that “slashes recharging times.” It is true that a higher system voltage can reduce charging times: you can feed more power to the battery without increasing the charge current. But just how good is Porsche’s implementation

57% Of UK Consumers Consider Buying Electric Vehicles

September 5th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Buying electric vehicles has become more common than not. This topic along with a couple of others was included in a research study that was conducted by the UK's largest insurance company, Aviva, which partnered up with YouGov for the research

The Tesla Buying Experience Is 10× Nicer Than The Auto Dealer Buying Experience

August 28th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

When I was buying a Tesla Model 3, a few article topics came to mind immediately. It wasn't till the end of the process that I realized I really should write this one as well. There are different phases of the car buying process. Putting them all together, it is easily 10× more enjoyable to buy a Tesla than to buy a car (especially an electric car) from a conventional auto dealer

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