Jacob Haust

With a passion for design, electric vehicles, engineering and the environment, Jacob is combining his interests to help make the world a more sustainable place for generations to come.

Articles by Jacob Haust

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Is Nuclear Energy Sustainable?

Is Nuclear energy sustainable? To get straight to it, no. Nuclear energy is not sustainable at any point in the process. This includes the ...

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#2: Uber Canada’s Zero Emissions Goals Through 2030

In episode #2 of the BeSustainable Podcast we talk with Matthew Price, the General Manager of Ridesharing in Uber Canada, about Uber’s ...

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Tesla Model Y Crossover SUV Review

The Tesla Model Y may be one of Tesla’s most important vehicles its ever produced. It’s a compact crossover SUV that appeals to ...

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Electric Car Maker Rimac Buying Bugatti from Volkswagen

Through a variety of sources online and numerous reports there has been talk of Volkswagen selling Bugatti to Rimac. VW already does business ...

VW Strategy Behind Selling Bugatti to Rimac is Genius

What may be one of the most profound business deals of the century could be going down between Rimac and Volkswagen with the sale of the legacy ...

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Green Beard Grooming is Planting Trees & Helping Save the Planet

If your looking for a company to buy beard care products from and care about the planet you live on… Green Beard Grooming has got you ...

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#1: Electric Vehicles & Climate Change

In Episode #1 of the BeSustainable Podcast, I talk about the transportation industry’s contribution to carbon dioxide production and the ...

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Tesla Cybertruck Details

What happens when you combine utility far beyond any pickup truck, acceleration faster than most sports cars and the looks of a tank? You get the ...

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Zero Waste Coffee Brewing Methods

Humanity’s love for coffee is one of the many things that people around the world have in common. But our love for coffee comes at a cost ...

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Earth Day 2020 During COVID-19 Isolation

In a time when we’re relying heavily on technology and electronic entertainment to get us through the COVID-19 isolation, turning off ...

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Used Nissan Leaf Review After 5 Years of Ownership

The Nissan Leaf may be one of the best electric cars available as a starter electric car or a local commuter. While it may not be the best ...

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Complete Zero Waste Grocery Shopping Guide

A single country like America throws out over 200 million tons of trash a year. With most of it going into landfills we’re becoming more ...

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Zero Waste on Granville Island Vancouver BC

Millions of people visit Granville Island in Vancouver British Columbia yearly. With consumables like food and coffee being the most popular ...

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Shopping Bags Ban During COVID-19 Pandemic

Within the past decade, many environment minded people and organizations have successfully helped get plastic bags banned. With things like the ...

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Greenland Ice Sheet Melting Faster Than Predicted

According to climate projections, the present day rate at which Greenland’s ice sheet is melting at wasn’t suppose to happen until 50 ...

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Climate Change VS Global Warming & Weather

Climate Change and Global Warming have been used interchangeably in the media when in reality they are two very different things. One is causing ...

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Sustainable Forestry Brings Trees Back to Iceland

Iceland once covered by forests from the mountains to the ocean shores recently had less than %1 of the island covered by forests. Learn what ...

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2021 Cars That Would Make Great Electric Vehicles

With the future of the auto industry being electric vehicles, many automakers seem to be missing opportunities to make some truly great electric ...

Future Electric Nissan 370Z Potential

There has been talk about an electric Nissan 370Z. Will Nissan take tech from the Nissan Leaf and make an electric 2 door 370Z coupe we've all ...

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2021 Rivian R1S All Electric SUV

The Rivian R1S is an all electric SUV designed for road trips and off roading adventures. Discover why this electric SUV will dominate the market ...

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2021 Rivian R1T All Electric Pickup Truck

The all electric pickup truck Rivian R1T, coming out in late 2020, is one of the most anticipated electric cars to be released this year with ...

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Climate Change Deniers, Skeptics & Evidence

Climate Change deniers are simply infuriating given the current state of the Planet Earth. Oceans are warming and acidifying, much of the planet ...

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How to Deal with Climate Change Deniers

Climate Change deniers fall into a few groups of people and depending on what type of Climate Change denier they are, there are better ways of ...

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The Green Majority Podcast

If your looking to stay up to date with sustainable news and developments in Canada, the Green Majority Podcast based in Toronto Ontario has been ...

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How to Drive Electric Cars in Winter

Electric Vehicles see battery range drop significantly in winter but there are things you can do to improve it. Learn how to drive electric cars ...

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Australian Forest Fires Heading into 2020

With global temperatures rising and some climates becoming drier, Australia's forest fires are an example of things to come if we do nothing to ...

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Tesla Model 3 Winter Performance & Range in Snow

The Tesla Model 3's winter range and performance make it one of the most exceptional EVs on the market today. Winter tests give it an average ...

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Why is Portland Oregon Called Stumptown?

Portland Oregon is also known as "Stumptown". Learn the dark but interesting side to the founding of Portland and it's effects on the environment.