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September 22 is world car free day, so what’s happening in Australia?

It’s not enough to switch from fossil fuel vehicles to EVs. The world also needs to encourage fewer car trips and more sustainable transport. — Read on thedriven.io/2021/09/21/september-22-is-world-car-free-day-so-whats-happening-in-australia/ Started in Nederlands, as long ago as 1970, some catching up for … Continue reading

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First Australian scorecard of vehicle CO2 emissions reveals best and worst brands The Guardian

First Australian scorecard of vehicle CO2 emissions reveals best and worst brands | Australia news | The Guardian — Read on http://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/apr/12/first-australian-scorecard-of-vehicle-co2-emissions-reveals-best-and-worst-brands …initiative could be further improved with adoption of the newer Worldwide Harmonized Light-duty Test Procedure (WLTP) standard that … Continue reading

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Boom! Why supersonic planes are a climate nightmare

Are emissions-free supersonic jets really around the corner? Almost certainly not – and they may significantly worsen emissions, too. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/boom-why-supersonic-planes-are-a-climate-nightmare/ economics of a plane that could burn 5 to 10x more fuel per passenger than subsonics using … Continue reading

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Swap and go: electric trucks to run between Sydney and Brisbane using exchangeable batteries

Batteries can be swapped in three minutes, removing the need for trucks to plug in and charge — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/apr/29/swap-and-go-electric-trucks-to-run-between-sydney-and-brisbane-using-exchangeable-batteries Here’s hoping but maybe too clever for Australia, better chance if commercialise offshore and then import back here, Cultural … Continue reading

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Environmentally-backwards Australia becoming an “automotive third world,” Volkswagen claims

Australia is at risk of becoming an “automotive third world,” a local spokesperson for Volkswagen has claimed. Europe, China, Japan and the USA – where the vast majority of the world’s cars are built … — Read on http://www.caradvice.com.au/935217/environmentally-backwards-australia-becoming-the-automotive-third-world-volkswagen-claims/ sick … Continue reading

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Drivers to be paid £3,000 to give up their cars – Energy Live News

Drivers to be paid £3,000 to give up their cars – Energy Live News — Read on http://www.energylivenews.com/2021/02/22/drivers-to-be-paid-3000-to-give-up-their-cars/ For transport sector to do its fair share for 50% emission reduction by 2030, ABS says we have 20Million cars, so we … Continue reading

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Sandy Munro Attempts To Demystify Absurdly Low Cost Of Changli

Read more: Follow Jalopnik on: Tweets by Jalopnik https://www.facebook.com/jalopnik https://instagram.com/jalopnik/ Drive free or die! h… — Read on m.youtube.com/watch new EV USD1200!!!!!!!!!

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The Guardian view on Europe by train: virtue signalling | Rail travel

Editorial: A continent-wide rail renaissance can play a vital part in the battle to meet net zero climate targets — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/feb/02/the-guardian-view-on-europe-by-train-virtue-signalling According to a recent study, 17 of the 20 most frequently used air routes in Europe cover … Continue reading

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Rising sea levels may make some airports unusable

3 February, 2021 − High flyers could soon have a problem with high water. Rising sea levels could one day shut down airports. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/rising-sea-levels-may-make-some-airports-unusable/ How about vaccine for climate warming? Just stop it, before you go blind!

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GM CEO Thinks U.S. Will Take Decades To Switch To EVs — She Could Be Right, And Here’s Why

GM’s Mary Barra thinks that it the U.S. may take decades to fully switch EVs. This has nothing to do with GM, but the 250 million ICE vehicles in existance — Read on cleantechnica.com/2020/06/11/gm-ceo-thinks-u-s-will-take-decades-to-switch-to-evs-she-could-be-right-and-heres-why/amp/

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