Category Archives: Environment

Opinion | The Future of Electric Cars Is Brighter With Elon Musk in It – By John Paul MacDuffie – NYT

By John Paul MacDuffie Mr. MacDuffie is director of the Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Oct. 1, 2018 111 Elon Musk’s decision to settle fraud charges against him — by paying a … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Amazon on the Brink – By Philip Fearnside and Richard Schiffman – NYT

By Philip Fearnside and Richard Schiffman Dr. Fearnside is an ecologist based in Brazil; Mr. Schiffman is an environmental journalist. Sept. 26, 2018 The Trump administration is not the only government that has been busy slashing funds for environmental protection. … Continue reading

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The Sixth Extinction? | by Elizabeth Kolbert – The New Yorker

he town of El Valle de Antón, in central Panama, sits in the middle of a volcanic crater formed about a million years ago. The crater is almost four miles across, but when the weather is clear you can see … Continue reading

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2018 Karma Revero is an ‘ultra-luxury’ CA hybrid $130000 taken over by Wanxiang Group- Los Angeles Times

Rising from the ashes of designer Henrik Fisker’s failed car company, the first units of the 2018 Karma Revero hybrid electric luxury super cars rolled off the Moreno Valley factory floor and onto Southern California roadways this week. Ten went … Continue reading

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Vikings Razed the Forests. Can Iceland Regrow Them? – By HENRY FOUNTAIN – NYT

The country lost most of its trees long ago. Despite years of replanting, it isn’t making much progress. By HENRY FOUNTAIN OCT. 20, 2017 GUNNARSHOLT, Iceland — With his flats of saplings and a red planting tool, Jon Asgeir Jonsson … Continue reading

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6 Things You’re Recycling Wrong – The New York Times

We have all done it: a greasy pizza box, a disposable coffee cup, the odd plastic bag. Sometimes, we want things to be recyclable, so we put them in the recycling bin. Waste managers often call this wishful or aspirational … Continue reading

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How do sea spiders breath without gills or lungs – Video at NYT

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Your Recycling Gets Recycled- Right? Maybe- or Maybe Not – The New York Times

By Livia Albeck-Ripka May 29, 2018 Oregon is serious about recycling. Its residents are accustomed to dutifully separating milk cartons, yogurt containers, cereal boxes and kombucha bottles from their trash to divert them from the landfill. But this year, because … Continue reading

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Habitat on the Edges: Making Room for Wildlife in an Urbanized World – BY RICHARD CONNIFF – Yale E360

Efforts to protect biodiversity are now focusing less on preserving pristine areas and more on finding room for wildlife on the margins of human development. As urban areas keep expanding, it is increasingly the only way to allow species to … Continue reading

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The Green-Feathered Terror That Slaughtered Bats in Spain – The New York Times

The greater noctule is the largest bat in Europe. It is listed as “vulnerable” on the threatened species list, but for many years these winged mammals found shelter in the hollows of trees at María Luisa Park in Seville, Spain. … Continue reading

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