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The worlds first self-sufficient sea vessel, Energy Observer, is due to leave her home port of Saint-Malo in Brittany, France, over the next few days on the first leg of a global voyage to test and promote renewable energy technologies. This isnt just any yacht though, it uses nothing but…
One photo that explains e-bikes’ astronomical potential
In this photo, roughly 35 people are traveling between two points. Four of them are doing it manually, with about eight times that number opting for electric assist. Obviously no one in this photo is on a bike, but stairs versus escalators offer an elegant example of the difference a simple electric assist can make between otherwise identical modes. And, therefore, an example of how electric bikes may appeal to many, many more people than normal manual bikes.
The Modern Automobile Must Die
If we want to climate change, there’s no way around it: The fuel-powered car has to go, for most travel at least. 'It’s [a] cultural love of cars—and the political influence of the automotive industry—that has so far prevented the public pressure necessary to provoke widespread change in many developed nations.' What changes could help a shift people who travel only by car to walking, riding bicycles, using public transport, or ride-sharing?