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Does using electricity from the grid in the U.S. result in more greenhouse gas emissions than using propane?

The graph is complicated and badly explained; some background information can be found in a PDF by the same agency. The graph indicates how much CO2 emission is saved by using an alternative fuel ...
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Does using electricity from the grid in the U.S. result in more greenhouse gas emissions than using propane?

TLDR; the article in question is misleading and ignores important specifics which tilt the balance in favour of electricity. The claim about the carbon intensity of propane vs electricity from the ...
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Does using electricity from the grid in the U.S. result in more greenhouse gas emissions than using propane?

tl;dr A full analysis of whether it makes sense to electrify your vehicle fleet depends on fuel cost and carbon intensity in your area and over the lifetime of the vehicle. It depends on where you're ...
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As of May 2024, does the US state of Georgia "allow water to be available to you while you wait in line to vote in an election"?

Giving water directly is forbidden, self-service is allowed. This was also covered by Politifact as well as several news sources, such as Business Insider, referring to the Election Integrity Act, ...
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Did a doctor Helen Zhu warn about a mounting epidemic in the US and receive a gag order?

It was not a gag order, and it was not to suppress COVID testing. I remember reading about this doctor. The issue was that the samples were taken months before COVID-19 was a thing, so there wasn't ...
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Did a doctor Helen Zhu warn about a mounting epidemic in the US and receive a gag order?

Michael Boeckh, Helen Y. Chu,Janet A. Englund, Christina M. Lockwood, Deborah A. Nickerson, Jay Shendure  and Lea Starita Wrote: "Our efforts to test for SARS-CoV-2 in the community were ...
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Did a doctor Helen Zhu warn about a mounting epidemic in the US and receive a gag order?

It appears that the Chinese Embassy is referring to Dr Helen Y. Chu, an American immunologist who was born in China. Dr Chu has been lauded for ignoring a "CDC gag order" (example from ...
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Did black people commit 18 times more murders per capita than white people in 2021?

So here's the deal: Yes, your calculation is correct; blacks kill 6 times as whites, per capita. But black women don't kill as much as whites. Whites kill roughly 5 per 100k, whereas black women don't ...
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