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Climate crisis: Historic megadrought driven by global warming ‘already impacting western US and Mexico’, study warns – The Independent

A megadrought worse than any in “known prehistory” may already be underway in the western United States and northern Mexico, researchers have suggested.  After experiencing a wetter-than-average 20th century, the region has been suffering an ever-lengthening string of dry years…

Gov. Cuomo To Ram Green Energy Plants Down Locals’ Throats

Gov. Andrew Cuomo deserves credit for his handling (so far) of the coronavirus pandemic. But not so for his push to eliminate residents’ ability to decide for themselves if they want industrial-scale wind and solar projects in their towns. Upstate…

Britain’s Floods Have Nothing To Do With Climate Change

Boris Johnson’s Greenest Government Evah has come up with a brilliant new excuse to duck its responsibilities for all the floods now swamping parts of Britain: climate change ate our homework. From Hereford to Shrewsbury and South Wales to North…

Jury Convicts Extinction Rebellion Activists Over Train Glue Protest

Three Extinction Rebellion activists who glued themselves to a train have been found guilty of obstructing the railway. Cathy Eastburn, Mark Ovland and Luke Watson were charged after a protest halted Docklands Light Railway services at Canary Wharf station on…

These Starving Polar Bears Falsely Blamed On Climate Change Have Scared Kids To Death

These four images of thin or emaciated polar bears falsely blamed on climate change have scared kids like Greta Thunberg to death: the four white lies that scarred a generation. If you see kids marching with signs like the one…

A Tale Of Two EVs

Gloucester Sth Services - M5It was nearly a year ago that I wrote an article on CleanTechnica about taking a 300 mile journey in a relatively short-range car, the Peugeot iOn, which is capable of only 50 to 70 miles at the absolute most on a single charge. The idea behind it was to say to people, “Look at me doing this. If I can do it in this little car, anyone can make use of an EV for a longer journey, especially a modern EV with 100 to 300 miles of range.” I thought it might give people more confidence to consider getting an EV, knowing it can be used for any journey, and knowing that you do not need 400 miles of range to make an EV practical for everyday use