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  1. CO2 hits new peak May 2020

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    Atmospheric CO2 hits a new peak 417 ppm. That’s an increase of 2.4 ppm since May 2019. https://phys.org/news/2020-06-heat-trapping-carbon-dioxide-air-high.html
  2. FT article : Electric cars’ green image blackens beneath the bonnet

    General Tesla Motors Discussion
    Mildly interesting article in the FT about "Electric cars’ green image blackens beneath the bonnet" It is behind a paywall so I can't link it but its basically arguing that a small cheap ICE car does less "lifecycle" damage than a Tesla Model S, this calculation pretty much entirely hinges on...
  3. BBC topgear says co2 test are ruining cars

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    In the latest BBC TopGear (S24 E07) Chris Harris reviews the new Porsche Cayman 718. BBC Two - Top Gear, Series 24, Episode 7 He has quite a lot to say about the bad change from a 6 cylinder to a 4 cylinder turbo engine because it "no longer sounds right". In his expert opinion, he says the...