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Urban & Rural People In The US Need A Grand Compromise On Cars & EV Infrastructure

July 29th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

As I’ve watched the growth of US EV fast charging infrastructure accelerate over the last year or so, I’ve noticed a pattern. Stations almost always get built either in places with high population density or to connect those areas. The needs of people living in small cities and rural areas are usually an afterthought along the interstates, and not a thought at all in other areas. There are often legitimate economic and cultural reasons behind this, but giving urban people more and more infrastructure presents a contradiction


The Most Effective Individual Steps To Decrease One’s Carbon Footprint

September 27th, 2017 | by James Ayre

What are the most effective ways for an individual to reduce their carbon footprint? Oftentimes when people discuss the need to "do something" to avoid extreme anthropogenic climate change, the focus is entirely on actions that could be taken on the national, global, or commercial levels. It's not too often the case that people discuss what can be done individually to limit one's contribution to rising atmospheric greenhouse gas levels and the problems accompanying them



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