How Cities Are Electrifying The Auto Market — Carsharing

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 20:09:55 +0000

It’s no secret that transportation is the largest source of carbon emissions in the United States. So it’s not surprising that, besides promoting the use of public transit, biking, and walking, cities are also embracing electric vehicles (EVs) in their quest to cut carbon emissions. But some are thinking outside of the box: In addition to electrifying municipal fleets, many of […]

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Why EPA’s So-Called Transparency Rule Is A Trap

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 20:28:53 +0000

EarthriseYesterday, our team at the Center for Science and Democracy met with the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to discuss EPA’s yet-to-be-released final rule, Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science

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Smoke from California Wildfires Decreases Solar Generation in CAISO

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 17:35:59 +0000

In the first two weeks of September 2020, average solar-powered electricity generation in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), which covers 90% of utility-scale solar capacity in California, declined nearly 30% from the July 2020 average as wildfires burned across the state

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Canada, China, Chile, Finland, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, & Sweden To Collaboratively Grow Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicle Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Deployment

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:08:18 +0000

Noting the climate, economic, jobs and health benefits it would bring, today nine nations on four continents agreed to work collaboratively to grow zero-emission commercial vehicle manufacturing, infrastructure and deployment at home and globally

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Applying the Pareto Principle to Benefit the Planet: Conversion of Commercial Transportation to Reduce Effects of Climate Change

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 12:20:58 +0000

Applying the Pareto Principle to Benefit the Planet: in the US, the transportation sector is at the top of a list of polluters inclusive of agriculture, industry, commercial, residential and electricity. Within transportation itself, it’s the light-duty, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that are responsible for 82% of GHG, while the others combined contribute just 18%.

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California On Verge Of Making Truck Manufacturers Produce Electric Trucks — ’bout time

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 02:51:36 +0000

One April 28th, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released the final draft of the Advanced Clean Trucks standard, a policy that will require truck manufacturers to make electric trucks. The proposal’s release kicks off a 30-day public comment period leading up to a Board vote on June 25-

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Clean Trucks Are Critical To Our Future

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 19:17:08 +0000

by Hideki Machida.Anheuser-Busch InBev’s South African BreweriesSadly, big polluters are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to attack vital environmental rules by pressuring government agencies for regulatory delays, rollbacks, or weaken enforcement. One target of their lobbying is the ongoing Advanced Clean Truck rulemaking, which would put clean, zero-emission trucks on California’s roads starting in

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It’s Time To Ditch Your Gas Car! Greater LA Region Targets 80% EV Market Share By 2028

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 20:25:12 +0000

The Greater Los Angeles Region, home to almost half of all Californians, is aiming to meet pollution and carbon emission goals by targeting 80% EV market share by 2028, in time for the LA Olympics. 30% of the private vehicle fleet of around 15 million vehicles will be EVs

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