Tesla To Build A City, Or Even Hundreds Of “Tesla Cities”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 03:37:56 +0000

Elon Musk can’t stop. Tesla can’t stop. The cleantech revolution can’t stop. As if mass-market electric & autonomous cars, record-low battery prices & record-low rooftop solar prices, dozens of gigafactories, jaw-dropping & jaw-deforming acceleration, electric semi trucks & cybertrucks, reusable rockets, tunnel-boring machines, Starlink satellites, and a mission to Mars weren’t enough, Elon Musk has now […]

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Dozens Of US Cities Are Banning Natural Gas Hookups In New Buildings — #CancelGas #ElectrifyEverything

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 15:07:06 +0000

A fight over legislation banning gas hookups in new buildings is exploding across the country, a Seattle Times and InsideClimate News joint investigation found. In the summer of 2019, Berkley, California, became the first city in the country to ban natural gas hookups in new building construction. Now, 42 cities in California have passed bans […]

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Secretary Pete: Transportation Dept. Should Be A Climate Agency

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 20:12:18 +0000

President Joe Biden’s decision to nominate Pete Buttigieg to lead the Department of Transportation may be among the most consequential of his presidency

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5 Finalists For 2020–2021 Prize For Cities Show How To Tackle Climate Change & Inequality Together

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sun, 03 Jan 2021 09:40:55 +0000

WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities announced five projects as finalists for the 2020-2021 WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities last month for showing how cities can address both climate change and inequality together

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2020: Watt a Year for Building Electrification!

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 21:29:01 +0000

While 2020 brought a host of challenges to the country, many states and cities still forged ahead with actions to address the climate impacts of a stubborn sector: buildings. Across the United States, local leaders are acknowledging the climate, economic, and health impacts of burning fossil fuels in buildings and accelerating the transition to modern, clean electric appliances

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As They Seek To Jump Start Growth, Scooter Sharing Companies Need To Push “Micro-Activism” 

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 01:06:19 +0000

Electric scooter companies’ explosive growth in ridership was brought to a screeching halt by the coronavirus pandemic. Ridership is now rebounding, but it’s reflecting the pandemic-driven realities of many people working from home and seeking to avoid crowded public transportation

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Micromobility: Cities Should Embrace Electric Bikes

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 19:03:46 +0000

Electric bikes make everyone healthier. They reduce the societal subsidy for driving cars. They increase productivity. They increase the economy. They reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Cities and countries should be promoting them as avidly as possible. But do they

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City-Led Clean Infrastructure For A Stronger America

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 04:11:09 +0000

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and Bloomberg Philanthropies yesterday released an analysis for how cities can play a key role in helping America recover from the COVID-19 pandemic while building American infrastructure for the future

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The Biggest Constraint On E-Scooter & E-Bike Growth?

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 03:19:35 +0000

As part of our increased coverage of electric scooters and bikes (“micromobility” or MM), we’re running a three-part deep dive into the main barrier to MM’s growth: Winning and keeping the permission of city officials to operate, known also as community engagement

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Dockless Bike Sharing Can Create Healthy, Resilient Urban Mobility

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 02:37:00 +0000

When considering options for resilient infrastructure, dockless bike-share systems — which were growing in popularity before the pandemic — have the potential to become a critical piece of the puzzle

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