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How Charles Darwin Found Inspiration on the Cape Verde Islands

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Maukish & sweet with little flavor,” he noted in his journal from Santiago, the main island in the Cape Verde archipelago off the coast of West Africa. Cape Verde, then a Portuguese colony, gave Darwin his first taste of his own scientific talent. “He I know every road of Cape Verde,” Mr. Rodrigues assured me.

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COP26 declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans

Green Car Congress

We recognize that alongside the shift to zero emission vehicles, a sustainable future for road transport will require wider system transformation, including support for active travel, public and shared transport, as well as addressing the full value chain impacts from vehicle production, use and disposal. —COP 26 Declaration.

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L. Frank Baum’s Cautionary Tale About the Gifts of Electricity

Cars That Think

Rob's father encourages his son's passion, seeing electricity as the future of civilization. When Rob decides to travel to Havana, for instance, he somehow ends up in Brava, the smallest inhabitable island of the Cape Verde archipelago. That latter innovation, the electric mailbox , was happening for real around that time.)

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