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Investigating the dynamics of war and peace

Before coming to MIT to pursue a PhD in security studies, Erik Sand served for eight years of active duty in the U.S. Navy as a surface warfare officer. His experiences during this time were memorable, to say the least. Sand and his fellow servicemen helped rescue a fishing boat off the shore of South Korea and traveled to Australia for the 100th anniversary of the Great White Fleet. He had a part in escorting Neil Armstrong's family for …

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Tesla Model 3 vs 22 Competitors — The Straight Specs

Now that we have several official specs for the Tesla Model 3, I wanted to do a thorough update of how the Model 3 competes against comparably priced offerings from BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Lexus, Toyota, Acura, and Jaguar. Last week, I commented at length about subjective features of the Model 3 that I think will make it a much more attractive offer for drivers and passengers — openness, torque, serenity, and 21st …

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Chevy Bolt EV user interface: reviewer calls it best of any electric car

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is an amazing, long-range electric vehicle that won multiple awards for good reason. Driving the EV for an extended test for the first time, it's obvious this is the future of driving. (Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently predicted that 50 percent of new cars will be electric in 10 years.) Beyond the surprising...

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Among States, Texas Consumes the Most Energy, Vermont the Least

EIA's State Energy Data System (SEDS) recently released 2015 data estimates for all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. The estimates include data on both total energy consumption and energy consumption per capita, which is calculated by dividing total consumption by population. In 2015, Texas consumed a total of 13 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu), or about […] The post Among States, Texas Consumes the Most Energy, Vermont the Least appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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Tackling The Climate Crisis Will Help Us All Breathe Easier

Originally published on The Climate Reality Project. The climate crisis can sometimes seem like an abstract, intangible problem. But one of the biggest reasons for tackling it is all around us. In fact, chances are you're breathing it right now. Our air. If you spend most of your days in the city, you know the [&hellip

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100% Electric Car Sales Up 86% In 2017 (US Electric Car Sales Report)

Tesla Model 3 is here, and that has pushed me to again incorporate Tesla sales estimates into our monthly US electric car sales reports. Well, that and a repeated request from readers to bring back Tesla's US sales estimates* 100% Electric Car Sales Up 86% In 2017 (US Electric Car …