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  1. GrumpyManUK

    Motorways to trial 60mph limits to cut pollution

    Motorways to trial 60mph limits to cut pollution (Apologies if this has already been posted!) So would EV's be exempt? "The speed limit will be cut on parts of four motorways before October in a trial to reduce pollution, Highways England has said. It will be reduced from 70mph to 60mph in...
  2. Lasairfion

    Getting your Latte or Burger could cost Employees their Lives

    Air at McDonald's and KFC drive-thrus 'could cause irreparable harm' Researchers in Coventry say workers at McDonald’s, KFC and Costa Coffee drive-thru restaurants could be breathing in polluted air. The union representing some the workers is calling for urgent talks with the fast food giants...
  3. StealthP3D

    What do new Model 3 owners think about...

    What do new Model 3 owners think about when driving their new car? I was sitting in traffic with my wife yesterday and saw all the exhaust spewing out of the cars in front of me. Not one electric car to be seen. It looked like this: I mentioned to my wife how utterly ridiculous it was for...
  4. malcolm

    2017 study by IUCN on tire dust pollution

    Invisible plastic particles from textiles and tyres a major source of ocean pollution – IUCN study Full report: Primary microplastics in the oceans | IUCN Library System Online Metrics (as of 07/02/19): Picked up by 2 news outlets Tweeted by 39 Referenced in 1 Wikipedia pages Mentioned in 1...
  5. Lasairfion

    Air pollution damages 'every organ in the body'

    Today's front page of The Guardian, UK, 18th May 2019 Online article: Revealed: air pollution may be damaging 'every organ in the body' Extract: Air pollution may be damaging every organ and virtually every cell in the human body, according to a comprehensive new global review. The research...
  6. P

    Research: Will imposing tax on Tesla cars really improve air pollution?

    Tesla Vehicles do not emit any gaseous pollution on streets because they are battery-powered, unlike other conventional private cars which work on combustion engines. It is interesting to see that despite knowing the severity of the roadside pollution in different traffic-prone areas, the...
  7. R

    National Park Service Survey: Would I pay for cleaner air?

    Did I already know there's a problem? Do I care? And would I pay to fix it? The National Park Service wants to know! And they decided they want my inputs regarding fixing the hazy and dirty air at national parks and wilderness areas. I believe I was picked at random. I'm guessing that this is...
  8. F

    We Aren’t Saving the Earth Like People Think When Buying an EV.

    This topic was prompted by someone I met with an EV making snotty remarks about ICE cars and how they are polluting the earth. I suggested he do more research about how his own EV is built and runs. Yea, this will make some people upset who think our EVs are perfect alternatives to ICE cars on...
  9. R

    Horse power gives an interesting perspective

    someone posted this link in the tesla motors subreddit, http://www.banhdc.org/archives/ch-hist-19711000.html, and it provides an interesting perspective. Horses caused massive pollution, even in the small cities at the time. My favorite part is the quotes of people defending the horse, for...

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