Climate change: “It’s time to solve the problem of large polluting vehicles first” – letter from the reader

This reader believes the solution to the climate crisis is to solve the problem of large polluting vehicles first (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP via Getty Images) It has been 40 years since I, along with colleagues including management and CEOs of GEC Traction Combine, lobbied Parliament for the …

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Murder accused claims self-defense in deadly high seas showdown

A man facing murder charges in a rare federal trial told a jury last week that he fought for his life on a late-night lobster fishing trip that had forced him trying to understand the fate of a friend who fell overboard. Part of Hoang “Wayne” Xuan Le’s solution was …

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Tile acquired after the popularization of location tracking by AirTags

Photo: Tile Tile, which has dominated the Bluetooth tracker market for years, is reportedly acquired by family location sharing service Life360 in a deal valued at $ 205 million. The acquisition comes as Tile faces increasing competition from some of the biggest tech companies, including Apple, Samsung, Amazon and Google. …

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Only GPS understands the needs, the aspirations of Sarawakans – Abg Johari

Abang Johari (center) signs the plaque as Muhamad Yakup (second from right), Sikie (second from left) and others watch. – Photo of the information service BINTULU (November 23): The Gabungan Party Sarawak (GPS) will not give political parties outside Sarawak a chance to gain a foothold here in the 12th …

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Here’s everything we love about the new Toyota bZ4X EV

The upcoming bZ4X EV will be Toyota’s first fully electric production vehicle in the company’s 84-year history. With the introduction of the bZ4X, Toyota becomes one of the few automakers to offer all three types of alternative energy sources: electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, joining Honda …

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Emerging trends in sustainability in the logistics sector

As freight flights were stranded around the world due to the pandemic, spikes in demand for shipping services quickly escalated. Yet a third of the world’s shipping containers are empty in transit, and one in five trucks in the European Union travels without cargo. For people who ensure goods are …

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Covid-19: the dose criteria of the third vaccine “very restricted”, according to the doctors

Doctors are struggling to determine which of their patients is sufficiently immunocompromised to be eligible for a third primary dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Between 10,000 and 20,000 New Zealanders are estimated to be eligible, according to the Royal New Zealand College of GPs, but strict Department of Health criteria …

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The most (and least) reliable small SUVs

6. Skoda Kamiq (2019 – present) Reliability Status 97.4% Only 25% of defective Kamiqs were repaired in less than a day, while an additional 25% remained in a repair shop for more than a week. Fortunately, Skoda covered the costs of all 12% of the reported faults that occurred, most …

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UAF graduate student monitors orcas communications with underwater microphones

Killer whales in the Gulf of Alaska. (Photos courtesy of the North Gulf Oceanic Society, NMFS 20341 research license) In the deep blue ocean just off the coast of Alaska, killer whales now communicate with each other with clicks and whistles. Scientists hear them. Hannah Myers listened to many hours …

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