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The transition to electric cars, trucks and ships will be dramatically harder that it sounds

The transition to electric cars, trucks and ships will be dramatically harder that it sounds

David Keith, Assistant Professor of System Dynamics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Christopher R. Knittel, Professor of Applied Economics and Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management write on The Conversation website about the difficulties to reduce carbon emissions from cars and trucks. … Continue reading

Making cruise ships more energy efficient

Making cruise ships more energy efficient

An Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) researcher has developed a system based on fuel cells to reduce the carbon footprint and energy consumption of cruise ships, which are increasingly popular among vacation goers around the world. Pranjal Mehar explains on the Tech Explorer website.   More energy-efficient cruise ships Putting in half a month … Continue reading