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New study shows just how 'green' electric cars are

3 years agoNews : Field Notes

Switching to a battery-powered vehicle will yield measurable savings in a motorist’s energy bills, according to a new study, while also reducing global warming emissions. But the report by the Union of Concerned Scientists, or UCS, finds that the advantages vary widely depe …
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Economic Analysis: Waxman-Markey Clean Energy Act Can Cut Pollution, Create $465 Billion In Wealth A Year

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (6 years ago)

According to a new analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), Americans can “significantly reduce carbon emissions and lower energy bills” by implementing green economy legislation. In a two-year study, UCS analyzed the ec... Read Post

Global warming prevention will save money, scientists say

Academics / General Science : Science Fair (6 years ago)

Energy efficient, cleaner cars, improved electric transmission and a greenhouse gas "cap" will save consumers money while staving off global warming, suggests a Union of Concerned Scientists analysis. Presented in Congressional test... Read Post

Our Question for UCS: Why not charge your car with nuclear-generated electricity?

Utilities / Energy : NEI Nuclear Notes (3 years ago)

Yesterday the Union of Concerned Scientists published a new study about how using electric vehicles could help the U.S. cut fuel costs and reduce emissions. When auto companies begin manufacturing electric vehicles in larger numbers... Read Post


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