8th Grade Science- Climate Change
National Climate Assessment
The National Climate Assessment summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future.
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Vehicles | Department of Energy
From funding research into technologies that will save Americans money at the pump to increasing the fuel economy of gasoline-powered vehicles to encouraging the development and deployment of electric and alternative fuel vehicles, the Energy Department is committed to providing consumers with a full range of vehicle choices while decreasing our dependence on foreign oil and reducing impacts on the environment.
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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles
More than a dozen alternative fuels are in production or under development for use in alternative fuel vehicles and advanced technology vehicles. Government and private-sector vehicle fleets are the primary users for most of these fuels and vehicles, but individual consumers are increasingly interested in them.
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How Do Battery Electric Cars Work?
Battery electric vehicles, or BEVs, use electricity stored in a battery pack to power an electric motor and turn the wheels. When depleted, the batteries are recharged using grid electricity, either from a wall socket or a dedicated charging unit.
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Alternative Fuels Data Center: How Do All-Electric Cars Work?
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