Category Archives for "Climate Change"

Tesla’s Direct Sales Banned in New Jersey

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Automakers are well aware of the dealership model in the U.S., which prohibits manufacturers from selling vehicles directly to consumers, requiring them to sell their products through authorized dealerships, but Tesla Motors has made it clear that it doesn’t plan on accepting this model and that it intends to sell their cars online and through […]

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Is Mazda The Most Fuel-Efficient Automaker?

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While other automakers have been making headlines for their plug-in electric cars, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Mazda’s fleet of light-duty vehicles scores the highest for fuel efficiency. In a recent report, the EPA ranked Mazda #1 in fleet fuel efficiency for the 2012 model year with an average 27.1 mpg. While final […]

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How Cities Can Address the Critical Need for Sustainable Development

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Sustainable cities, or “smart” cities, focus economic and technological resources on conserving water, improving energy efficiency, reducing waste, and enhancing their citizens’ quality of life. Innovations for renewable energy, the development of efficient waste management systems and community planning for smart growth ensure the viability of cities for years to come. Critical Water Conservation Planning […]

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The Importance of Methane Testing

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What is Methane? Having good indoor air quality in our homes and workplaces is something that many people can take for granted.  Methane, also known as “natural gas,” is a safety concern due to its colorless, odorless, and flammable properties, making it virtually undetectable to human senses.  Also known as one of the most common greenhouse […]

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