Photo by Miguel Barroso/Flickr According to The New Republic magazine in June this year: ‘You will have to make sacrifices to save the planet’, while the US newspaper Metro asks: ‘What would you give up to end climate change?’ These headlines, read from my desk in London where I carry out research in environmental psychology, present us with stark … [Read more...] about Going green is all about what you gain, not what you give up
Happy Earth Day, everyone! In honor of the day, here's a modified re-post of piece I wrote recently for LAist. The great philosopher Kermit the Frog once said, "It's not that easy being green." Maybe he was on to something. You can't walk three steps down an aisle in any store without running into eco-friendly or "green" products. You probably have many of these products. Is … [Read more...] about Conservation Psychology: Think You’re Green? Think Again!
Two senators in Ohio, home to the unfortunate Lordstown Assembly plant, want answers from General Motors. Following the automaker’s announcement that it will withdraw the plant’s sole product — the Chevrolet Cruze — in March of 2019, leaving the factory’s remaining 1,500 workers out of a job, politicians on both sides of the border want to know … [Read more...] about Ohio Senators Want to Know GM’s EV Plans, Demand American Production
There’s a battle being waged within the Volkswagen Group to see who can make the fastest SUV. Porsche contends with top versions of the Cayenne, while Lamborghini takes it on with the new Urus. But Bentley has laid its own claim to the prize, and cemented its standing this weekend at Pikes Peak. Driving a near-production-spec Bentayga, veteran hillclimber Rhys Millen … [Read more...] about Bentley Bentayga Takes The Record As The Fastest Production SUV At Pikes Peak
First-Ever Car To Break Eight-Minute Mark On Sunday, Volkswagen took a car to the famous Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the intention of beating the record for fastest electric vehicle up the mountain. They not only beat the EV record, but smashed the all-time record. It was the first time in three decades that Volkswagen made an official run at Pikes Peak, … [Read more...] about Green Motorsports: King Of The Hill: VW’s I.D. R EV Smashes All-time Pikes Peak Record