KXL's costs could be felt by all life on Earth, from direct damage to indigenous peoples territories to waterways wasted by inevitable pipeline leaks to warming everyone's atmosphere by expanding emissions from Alberta's extremely dirty oil.
A lot of brands' decisions about where to buy supplies & make their clothing is actually driven by politics. Rivoli cites US agricultural subsidies for cotton growers, China's migration policies encouraging workers to move from the countryside as examples
She put her skills as a cancer researcher to use on an unlikely patient: the government of her native Kenya. She shares how she helped her government drastically improve its process for opening up new businesses, a crucial part of economic health
'We've found the 240-mile range to be real, during day-long drives that encompassed all kinds of driving conditions, from traffic to hills to interstates....A DC fast-charging port is a $750 option no matter what trim level you buy....'
'So far, the Bolt EV has been great. It's so quiet and powerful, I have trouble keeping it under 70 mph on our San Diego expressways. We've named it "Lightning." ...cars are charged using a General Electric home charging station.'
'Time for a quick quiz: which carmaker sold more plug-in electric vehicles last yearâEUR"both battery electrics and plug-in hybridsâEUR"than any other?'... BYD...for 2016, totaling deliveries of 100,178 vehicles: 46,905 battery electrics and 53,273 plug-in h'
The Bolt is a terrific car! no comparison -- given the price. A fun article. (remember $7,500 rebate money back) Also, some years later a used Bolt in good condition maybe a low and fair price. Find a way to have your own charge source.