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Senate hopeful Hogg highlights electric vehicles as one climate change solution

CEDAR RAPIDS — Solutions to climate change already are known, state Sen. Rob Hogg says. It’s just a matter of getting Congress to act on implementing them. “We have lots of solutions that work,” Hogg said Monday. We don’t need the Keystone pipeline. We don’t need the Bakken pipeline.” Instead, Hogg said more alternatives such as hybrid and all-electric vehicles ...

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Are electric vehicles harboring a dirty little secret?

Are electric vehicles harboring a dirty little secret? Well, it depends on who you ask and where you live. Don Anair, the research and deputy director of Clean Vehicles at The Union of Concerned Scientists, makes it clear, especially in relation to the opinion piece, Electric car benefits? Just Myths: Column, by Bjørn Lomborg, that EVs are indeed still worthwhile. ...

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Group says energy reforms in New England can reduce air pollution in region

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A regional environmental group is urging Connecticut officials and those in other New England states to take a series of steps to reduce air pollution. Environment Northeast, or ENE as it is known, released a report Monday called “EnergyVision: A Pathway to a Modern, Sustainable Low Carbon Economic and Environmental Future.” The 24-page report calls for reforms in four areas ...

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County on track to meet greenhouse gas reductions

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Ventura County is on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from county operations to 15 percent below 2005 levels by 2020, county supervisors were told Tuesday. “The county is on target, not taking into account any other expansion,” Deputy Executive Officer Sue Hughes said after a one-hour presentation to the Ventura County Board of Supervisors by managers of county departments. ...

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