General Motors’ EV Plan May Sound Good, But It’s Bad News for Cars and Drivers. Here’s Why.

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By David Reichmuth, Union of Concerned Scientists General Motors has proposed what it’s calling a “National Zero Emission Vehicle (NZEV) program” that would require automakers to sell a minimum volume of plug-in or fuel cell vehicles in the US. While this may sound like an innovative idea, it...
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Keeping Your Family’s Food Safe, Bite by Bite

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By George Kimbrell and Ryan Talbott, Center for Food Safety Especially these days, it can feel like nobody in government is looking out for the public’s welfare, which is supposed to be its main job. And when it comes to food and agriculture’s effects on public health and the...
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Why I Won’t Be a “Mad Scientist” This Halloween

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By Emily Fieberling, Environment America For Halloween I was planning on dressing up as myself — a “Mad Scientist.” That’s meant to be read literally: a scientist that is mad, or angry. I recently graduated from UCLA with a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and nearly everything...
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