03 Jun '13, 10am

Another environmental black eye for "green" vehicles: #copolitics #tcot #tlot #green #energy

Another environmental black eye for "green" vehicles: #copolitics #tcot #tlot #green #energy

Study Identifies Benefits and Potential Environmental / Health Impacts of Lithium-ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Life Cycle Assessment Highlights Ways to Reduce Global Warming Emissions, Addresses Nanotechnology Innovations to Improve Battery Performance BETHESDA, MD-Lithium (Li-ion) batteries used to power plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles show overall promise to "fuel" these vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but there are areas for improvement to reduce possible environmental and public health impacts, according to a "cradle to grave" study of advanced Li-ion batteries recently completed by Abt Associates for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). "While Li-ion batteries for electric vehicles are definitely a step in the right direction from traditional gasoline-fueled vehicles and nickel metal-hydride automotive batteries, some of the materi...

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gbca.org.au 03 Jun '13, 2am

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Apple hires ex-EPA chief to head environmental strategy: Lisa Jackson moves to Silicon Valley after finishing

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Make charge while the sun shines. The Green Piece - (blog)

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American Chemical Society: More Emphasis Needed...

green-energy-news.com 24 May '13, 5pm

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Our own Max Richter discusses using Life Cycle ...

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Net-zero energy use is a difficult goal for most buildings—but it wasn’t nearly enough for the designers of the Center for...

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The environment affects human health in multiple ways, according to the report ‘Environment and human health ’ published b...

Great read! - Ian Somerhalder Voices His Vision...

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In Minamata City, Japan, the Chisso Corporation pumped 627 tons of methyl-mercury in wastewater into the bay for 36 years ...