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Electric vehicles beat gasoline cars in cradle-to-grave emissions study

A cradle-to-grave analysis finds driving an electric car in California creates less greenhouse gas emissions than even the most efficient gasoline vehicle. A car running on electricity — even when powerplant emissions are considered — produces pollution equivalent to a theoretical conventional car with fuel economy of 87 miles per gallon, according to the study, released Thursday by the Union ...

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Energy Fair heats up

Environmentalism is deeply encoded in the DNA of Massachusetts. This is, after all, the state that gave the world Henry David Thoreau and “Walden.” Back in 1848, when Thoreau spoke at the Gloucester Lyceum, his uncompromising views on earthly stewardship encountered push-back from local business leaders, enthralled as they were back then with the rapid rise of America’s industrial economy. ...

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Energy News Roundup: Pennsylvania natural gas opportunities, US EV update and crude oil trends lower

Jared Anderson | Breaking Energy The American Petroleum Institute organized a tour of natural gas drilling operations and newly-created educational opportunities in southeastern Pennsylvania Monday. Prolific Marcellus shale development is driving a need for skilled workers in a region struggling with high unemployment rates. “About 6.8 percent of Philadelphians are unemployed, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics ...

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