Monday, September 09, 2013


How green is a Tesla? Electric cars’ environmental impact depends on where you live. - Slate Magazine
Critics point to three main factors that make a Tesla dirtier than the EPA’s ratings, or the company’s own data, would suggest. First, coal-burning power plants emit not just CO2 but also other noxious gases like nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide—and in far greater quantities than gas-powered cars. “If a smog-testing center could measure the effective emissions of a Tesla Model S through a tailpipe,” Weiss wrote, “the owner would face fines, penalties, or the sale of the vehicle under state ‘clunker buyback’ programs.”
Australians elect climate denier who pledges to dump carbon tax | Grist
The Aussies opted for evil.
Twitter / TEDchris: Just posted a thrilling talk ...

Just posted a thrilling talk from TEDGlobal 2013. calling for "ReWilding" the world.

Scientists Report Human-Induced Climate Change Influences Extreme Weather Events. Now What? | Plugged In, Scientific American Blog Network
The American public will continue to debate what causes climate change, but over two-thirds of us do acknowledge it’s taking place.

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