The Tesla Model 3
The biggest challenge to the burgeoning population of electric cars is that the energy source be a renewable source, solar or wind, and not some fossil fuel.
We are not there yet but it is becoming more widely possible to fire up an electric car with a renewable energy source, solar or wind.
Here’s the challenge –
You plug your car into your house outlet but the source of energy is, to choose one regional example, a West Virginia fossil fuel source – coal. Continue reading
Annee Olden & Maureen Morris
There has been a move in restaurants and retail stores including Starbucks to reconsider using any plastic straws. Also Marriot Hotels. And Salamander. And Mo’s coffee shop in Lovettsville.
Several years ago a marine biologist posted a video of a sea turtle off the Costa Rica’s coast with a plastic straw stuck up its nose. They used pliers to extract the straw. 31 Million have since seen the painful procedure – . The reaction has been outrage and a correlative drive to ban plastic straws. Continue reading