Tagged: car

Should I ditch my fossil-fueled car? - Planetary Ecology

Robert McLachlan Jan 09, 2020

Yes. Reducing the number of cars in your household, or switching from petrol/diesel to electric, will dramatically reduce your greenhouse gas emissions. It’s one of the easiest and highest-impact climate steps you can take. New Zealand is being flooded with cars The New Zealand vehicle fleet is increasing rapidly. In the five years 2012-2017,  1,420,000 vehicles were imported and 660,000 … Read More

Smokefree cars legislation: Should the new government make this a priority? - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Dec 12, 2017

George Thomson, Richard Edwards, Richard Jaine, Janet Hoek, Jude Ball, Nick Wilson This blog briefly reviews the case for the prioritisation by the new Government of a law for smokefree cars carrying children. This would demonstrate their commitment to children’s health and well-being, respond to public and smoker opinion, follow official and Parliamentary advice, and fit with the research evidence … Read More

High temperature superconductors and cars – it doesn't get any cooler (seriously) - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Mar 22, 2010

Ok, so I’m going to go about this in the fashion most often called ‘arse-about-face’. An HTS motor First, a word of explanation.  I was lucky enough to get to go to the ISIS-18 open day a little while back.  During said day, I developed what is probably going to be a lifelong fascination … Read More