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The Case For and Against Electric Vehicles in the US

By Jineet Patel Published October 2, 2016

Electric cars represent the next evolution of the automobile industry. Cited as safer, more efficient, and environmentally friendly, electric cars are often considered the best way to reduce carbon emissions in the transportation sector. However, there are also certain disadvantages with electric vehicles that are often overlooked or even unknown by the general public. It is important to investigate both sides of the story before committing to an automobile evolution.


The Evil Twin: Ocean Acidification

By Jineet Patel Published February 23, 2016

The unnatural increase of carbon dioxide and other 'greenhouse gasses' in the atmosphere is responsible for the phenomena known as global climate change. However, what is often forgotten is ocean acidification.