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To what extent do CO2 emissions from motor vehicles vary?

CO2 is produced by burning the carbon in the fuel, so if your driving style causes you to use twice as much fuel, you will produce twice as much CO2. Driving aggressively can have a big impact on ...
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Does a single Euro VI bus really release less NOx than a euro 6 diesel car?

Your calculation is incorrect. 1 gallon contains 36 kWh of heat, but only around 12 kWh of that will be turned into useful motive power in an engine with 33% efficiency. The rest, 24 kWh, are emitted ...
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Can oil be used as a fuel source without contributing to global climate change?

There are two ways oil can be used as a fuel source for energy without contributing to global climate change. The first is carbon capture and storage. However, part of the allure of oil is that it's ...
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Can oil be used as a fuel source without contributing to global climate change?

Not of itself. Using oil as fuel means burning it and that means producing carbon dioxide. There are a lot of things we can do after burning oil to avoid releasing the CO2 to the atmosphere, but none ...
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How to persuade people that scrappage schemes & suchlike are a bad idea?

I actually think such scrapping schemes are a very good idea, for these reasons: Car manufacture takes probably around 10%-20% of the emissions it would create during its lifetime. Where I live, ...
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