Huge Electric Bus Fire In York

burning bus

The engine of an electric bus operated by First York has blown up this afternoon, setting fire to the rest of the vehicle and leaving passengers lucky to be alive. The bus was subsidised by the taxpayer through the Department for Transport’s Green Bus Fund.

Not only did brave fire crew have to manage the fire, they had so deal with the 600 volts of electricity that run through the bus. The Green Bus Fund plans to oversee the introduction of 1200 low carbon buses at the cost of £87 million…




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Logging company Resolute’s CEO Richard Garneau suing Greenpeace

“A funny thing happened when Greenpeace and allies were forced to account for their claims in court. They started changing their tune. Their condemnations of our forestry practices “do not hew to strict literalism or scientific precision,” as they concede in their latest legal filings. Their accusations against Resolute were instead “hyperbole,” “heated rhetoric,” and “non-verifiable statements of subjective opinion” that should not be taken “literally” or expose them to any legal liability. These are sober admissions after years of irresponsible attacks.”

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