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The Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Volt

Why we compare the sales figures of the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt each month

Each month, TorqueNews looks at the sales race between the Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Volt and considering how many comments and emails we get questioning this comparison - I wanted to take a few minutes and explain why I chose to look at these two innovative new models each month on a head to head basis.
NASA space view of the Western Hemisphere. The image is public domain.

Melting ice caps, Hunger Games, Western wildfires and corporate fleets

Last week, scientists reported the melting of the Greenland ice sheet has already "shattered the seasonal record" set in 2010, four weeks before the end of summer. According to authorities, the phenomenon is the result of rising Arctic temperatures, with serious consequences for the environment, coastal communities and arctic species.