Implementing the Clean Energy Investments in US Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2021 17:02:01 +0000

US Capitol Congress Washington DC.Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute. By Katrina McLaughlin and Lori Bird

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When Future Generations Ask What We Did To Stop The Climate Crisis, Will Counterproductive Bickering Be Included In The Answer?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2021 21:53:49 +0000

Senator Bernie Sanders asked an important question last week, and I answered it. Elon Musk agreed with me on this by sharing his response on Twitter. The question was simple. “When future generations ask us what we did to stop the climate crisis, how will we answer?” In my opinion, which I shared on Twitter, […]

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$5 Billion For Electric School Buses In US Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2021 17:05:10 +0000

The Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act, aka Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, includes $5 billion for EV charging, but — much less discussed — it also includes $5 billion for cleaner school buses, especially electric school buses! This is tranformative. Many Tesla fans are very upset right now about a spat going on between Elon Musk and […]

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Elon Musk Is Not A Freeloader

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 00:42:27 +0000

By Johnna Crider and Zachary Shahan Elon Musk was recently awarded Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2021, and quite a few talking heads are really upset about this. In fact, they are going as far as to claim that Elon Musk doesn’t pay taxes at all and are radicalizing their bases against Elon […]

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Here’s a Simple Solution to Climate Change: Talk About It

Credit to Author: Anya Zoledziowski| Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 14:34:18 GMT

About 60 percent of people in the U.S. almost never talk about climate change with friends and family, a VICE News poll found. It’s a “missed opportunity” to fight the crisis.

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Here’s a Simple Solution to Climate Change: Talk About It

Credit to Author: Anya Zoledziowski| Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 14:34:18 GMT

About 60 percent of people in the U.S. almost never talk about climate change with friends and family, a VICE News poll found. It’s a “missed opportunity” to fight the crisis.

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Cost of Build Back Better Proposal: Close To $0, Cost of Catastrophic Climate Change: $551 Trillion

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 15:05:58 +0000

Right now, as I’ve highlighted briefly before, there’s a hot negotiation underway between almost every other Democrat in the House & Senate and two Democratic Senators — Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin. Republican Party politicians are non-existent in the negotiations*, and since the US Senate is split 50–50, with Vice President Kamala Harris as the […]

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Huge EV Tax Credits, Solar Power Subsidies, & Billions For EV Charging May Be Dead — Because Of Kyrsten Sinema

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 03:57:35 +0000

Within the electric vehicle world in recent months, there’s been all kinds of debate and handwringing about how the big EV tax credits or rebates that are included in expected Democratic legislation in Congress should be structured — how much should union-built EVs versus American-built EVs versus just simply built EVs get in subsidies? There’s […]

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