Greta Thunberg’s Campaign for the Environment

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Greta Thunberg's Campaign for the Environment

Greta Thunberg has done more than just raise public awareness about the damaging effects of climate change: she has catalyzed an international movement for immediate action and created a new generation of environmental activists. For nearly three years, her campaign for the planet has inspired hundreds of millions to join her in protecting our environment – from reducing emissions to recycling at home. In this post, we’ll explore Greta’s campaign and what we can all do to make a difference. Introducing Greta Thunberg and her mission to fight climate change Greta Thurnberg is a Swedish environmental activist that has continuously sparked worldwide conversations about environmental justice and health. She has made a determined effort to challenge world leaders for immediate action when it comes to dealing with climate … Read More

Peggy Shepard And Her Impact On Environmental Justice

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Peggy Shepard 2020

This Women’s History Month Alternative Energy Resources is honoring women who stand up for the environment. Peggy Shepard has been a leader in the fight for environmental justice for over two decades. As co-founder of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, she has worked tirelessly to engage Manhattan residents in community-based planning to address environmental protection and health policy locally and nationally. Through her work, Shepard has helped to bring about significant change in the way we think about and address environmental issues. For example, under her leadership, WE ACT was instrumental in getting the City of New York to adopt one of the nation’s first recycling laws. Today, Shepard continues to be a powerful voice in the fight for social and environmental justice. With her commitment and passion, … Read More

You should be excited about the Rivian R1S

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Rivian R1S Electric SUV

We recently dropped our top 5 electric vehicles coming out soon on Instagram, and the Rivian R1S came in number two. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alternative Energy Resources (@aerrides) Alternative Energy Resources loves rideshare drivers that rock electric cars to save the environment. Our options for good electric cars has been limited in the past, but the market seems to be on the verge of an electric explosion! The reason we’re most excited about the Rivian R1S is the market has lacked electric sports utility vehicles the most. And it’s far more than we could have ever hoped for in one of the first full electric SUVs available to the public. The Rivian R1S is Versatile According Rivian their launch model will have … Read More

5 Ways Driving Electric Saves You Money

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5 Ways Driving Electric Saves You Money

Electric vehicles have become one of the more popular trends for people looking to reduce their carbon footprint. While the price may sometimes be higher than their gas-powered counterparts, electric vehicles have come a long way since their inception and can prove to be cost effective in the long run for consumers. Here are 5 ways in which you can save money by driving electric. 1. Fuel Savings Fuel Savings are typically among the first points people refer to when trying to figure out how EV’s can save them money. The need for fuel is removed and studies show that the average owner of an electric vehicle who charges at home can look forward to savings of about $800-$1,000 annually. 2. Savings on Maintenance and Repair Costs Maintenance … Read More

TLC Surprise Ruling Against EV Registration

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TLC Surprise ruling against EV Registration

New York’s taxi and limousine commission posted a notice on Monday that would suspend EV registration on TLC cars. This ruling directly impacts companies such as Revel, a New York startup that is seeking to launch an all-Tesla fleet of vehicles. The ruling took place a whole day before it was set to happen. According to the TLC, their plan to eliminate the electric vehicle exemption was due to concerns about traffic congestion. The TLC put out a notice stating, “A public hearing was held virtually by the TLC and the rule was adopted by the Commission at the June 22, 2021 Commission meeting” — a meeting that didn’t  happen until the following day. While the TLC’s ruling causes unexpected delays in Revel’s launch, the company seems un-phased.  It seems … Read More