When it comes to green cars, efficient is just as important as electric

When it comes to green cars, efficient is just as important as electric

This story was originally published by The Conversation and is reproduced here under a Creative Commons license. John M. DeCicco, Ph.D., is a Research Professor Emeritus retired from the University of Michigan. His past work on vehicle efficiency was supported by environmental foundations and organizations. President Biden has proposed ambitious goals for curbing climate change and…

AOC, Sanders, and Blumenauer press Biden to declare a ‘climate emergency’

AOC, Sanders, and Blumenauer press Biden to declare a ‘climate emergency’

In his first 15 days in office, President Joe Biden canceled the Keystone XL pipeline, pledged to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies from the federal government, and started the process of unwinding Trump’s disastrous environmental legacy. And now a trio of Democratic lawmakers wants Biden to declare a “climate emergency” as soon as possible. Representative Earl…

The Coronavirus Is a Master of Mixing Its Genome, Worrying Scientists

The Coronavirus Is a Master of Mixing Its Genome, Worrying Scientists

New studies underscore how coronaviruses frequently mix their genetic components — which could contribute to the rise of dangerous variants.Coronavirus samples for genomic sequencing being unpacked in the Bonsignori Lab of Duke University this week.Credit…Pete Kiehart for The New York TimesFeb. 5, 2021, 12:09 p.m. ETIn recent weeks, scientists have sounded the alarm about new…

N.J. reports 93 COVID deaths, 3,723 positive tests. Vaccinations hit 925K doses administered.

N.J. reports 93 COVID deaths, 3,723 positive tests. Vaccinations hit 925K doses administered.

New Jersey health officials on Friday reported another 3,723 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 93 additional deaths as the vaccination effort increased to 925,000 doses administered following a setback in scheduling due to a prolonged winter storm earlier this week.The seven-day average for confirmed positive tests dropped to 3,232, down 28% from a week…