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Mercedes Maker Says All Cars Will Be Carbon-Neutral by 2039
Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler AG will make its entire passenger car fleet carbon neutral by 2039, the company announced Monday.
Daimler will aim to have electric models make up more than half of its total car sales by 2030, including all-electric models and plug-in hybrids, and is also working on new lines of electric vans, trucks and buses.
The target, described by the company as "a fundamental transformation," appears to be the fastest timeline for carbon neutrality of any of the major auto investment announcements.
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Study: Native Americans Barely Impacted Landscape for 14,000 Years. Europeans Came and Changed Everything
There's a theory going around that Native Americans actively managed the land the lived on, using controlled burns to clear forests. It turns out that theory is wrong. New research shows that Native Americans barely altered the landscape at all. It was the Europeans who did that, as ZME Science reported.