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CO2 is Not a Pollutant

The Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) is the new vehicle fuel consumption and emissions testing procedure being adopted in Europe and other places as of next year. 59 more words

Science

Learning Points from Bill Gates's TED Talk on "Innovating to Zero!"

Another one on climate change. This one from Bill Gates examines fundamentally what needs to be done to solve the climate change issue.

There is no other way around it. 131 more words

TED Talk

Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Walmart says that it intends to be among the first companies to pilot Tesla’s new all-electric Semi heavy-duty truck. The retailer told CNBC that it’s “excited to be among the first” to test the new vehicle, and to see how it might help them achieve “long-term sustainability goals” including decreasing their overall emissions footprint. 245 more words

Technology

Poland ready for EU climate showdown over coal use

Poland doesn’t plan to undermine its economy to please the EU or anyone else with an agenda. The report notes: ‘Ironically, next year’s climate conference will be held in the southern Polish city of Katowice – the centre of the coal-producing Silesia region’. 259 more words

Politics

Belleville Transit tries 6-week electric bus trial

The city of Belleville may be one step closer to a much greener future with less fumes.

For the next six weeks, the city will be testing out a fully electric transit bus. 298 more words

Environment

A case against electric cars.

Ever since the release of Tesla’s model 3, the overall anticipation and praise around sole electric cars has been rising. Many European manufacturers have announced plans to completely shift their production in order to accommodate the market. 1,234 more words

Personal Thoughts

Gasoline pollutes more than Diesel?

In olden days, the black smoke from tailpipes of diesel cars was enough to leave some people fuming. Diesels have long gotten a bad rap because of their toxic emissions, even though modern diesel cars can reduce fuel consumption. 550 more words

Diesel Engines