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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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Global warming reduces available wind energy, new research finds

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

A switch to wind energy will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions -- and reduce the global warming they cause. But there's a catch, according to a new study: rising temperatures decrease wind speeds, making for less power bang for t... 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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