Some Are Claiming Blue Gas Is A Tesla Killer. It’s Not.

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 03:47:11 +0000

Blue gas is an expensive shell game being promoted by the fossil fuel industry with help from automotive industry executives who are stuck in the sunk costs fallacy about their investments in internal combustion engines.

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Nevada’s Clean Cars Program Will Be A Big Win For Nevadans

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 03:46:48 +0000

By Simon Mui Nevada’s efforts to adopt a Clean Cars Nevada program will win big, according to an independent consultant report released today by Shulock Consulting. The report shows that the program will lead to a jackpot of savings to new vehicle owners, avoid millions of tons of climate pollution annually, and help improve public health through reductions in […]

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What Would Planting 100 Million Trees Per Week Do In 5, 50, & 500 Years?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 17:35:33 +0000

A trillion trees, low-tillage agriculture, and a sustainable economy would mean that in about 500 years we would have the level of CO2 about where we want to keep it, probably around 300 ppm.

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Small Particulates From Burning Fossil Fuels Kills 8.7 Million People Each Year

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 14:30:19 +0000

The latest research shows nearly 9 million people die every year as the result of breathing fine particulate matter from burning fossil fuels.

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Europe’s Chance To Sprint Ahead On Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 05:33:41 +0000

The European electric vehicle market has been hot. Now it has the opportunity to truly speed ahead of the pack. “The European Commission is set to revise the car CO2 regulation in June,” Alex Keynes of Transport & Environment (T&E) reports. More aggressive regulation will make Europe look like Usain Bolt in the global EV […]

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New Report: Electric Vehicles Can Save Nevada $20 Billion

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 02:39:48 +0000

Article courtesy of SWEEP, NRDC, and Western Resource Advocates. Nevadans can save more than $14 billion through 2050 by moving from gas-powered cars to electric vehicles (EVs), according to a report released today. EVs can also reduce air pollution, providing an additional $3 billion in benefits for public health and the climate, and EVs can […]

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U.S. Transportation Emissions Expected To Shoot Up Again In 2021 & 2022

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2021 00:15:25 +0000

The silver lining of the pandemic was a bit of clearing the air, creating fresher air. It was an absolute reminder that living more simply could bring not only improvements to our daily routines, but could ripple through all of society

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President Biden Taking Action to Restore Balance on Public Lands & Waters, Invest in Clean Energy Future

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 21:30:36 +0000

President Joe Biden will sign an Executive Order today that will help restore balance on public lands and waters, create jobs, and provide a path to align the management of America’s public lands and waters with our nation’s climate, conservation, and clean energy goals

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Under Biden Administration, Passenger Car Regulations Must Keep Up With Opportunity

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 23:00:33 +0000

With a new administration taking office and a new decade upon us, it’s a perfect opportunity to recommit to holding the automobile industry accountable under the Clean Air Act

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Gothenburg Partners With Volvo To Create A Climate-Neutral City

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:35:17 +0000

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is home to one of the largest and busiest ports in the world. Despite this, the city has set a rather ambitious climate goal for itself. With the help newly created urban zones that will serve as test beds for advanced sustainable technologies, Gothenburg plans to become a climate-neutral city by the year 2030. What’s more, they’ve enlisted Volvo to help

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