U.S. DOE Awards $60 Million to Accelerate Advancements in Zero-Emissions Vehicles

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 03:35:17 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $60 million for 24 research and development projects aimed at reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from passenger cars and light- and heavy-duty trucks. The projects will help decarbonize the transportation sector and enhance the infrastructure needed to support the growing adoption of zero-emission vehicles — […]

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Building Charging for Electric Vehicles Can Create Good Jobs

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 15:52:26 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Patricio Portillo, Transportation Analyst, Climate & Clean Energy Program A booming clean energy economy is a persistent bright spot in the pandemic economy, employing hundreds of thousands of Americans. Building the infrastructure network required to charge electric vehicles (EVs) at a scale needed to dramatically reduce both local and […]

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500,000 EV Chargers Under Joe Biden: How, When, and Where

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 01:10:10 +0000

In this episode of CleanTech Talk, Travis Allan, Vice President of Public Affairs and General Counsel at FLO, and Zach Shahan, CEO of CleanTechnica, talk about the how, the when, and the where of US President Joe Biden’s target to get 500,000 EV chargers installed by 2030. Several years ago, Travis started focusing on how […]

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A 21st-Century Transportation System That Drives Climate Action & Equitable Recovery

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 15:22:54 +0000

Originally published on NRDC Expert Blog. By Mitchell Bernard We must build the national transportation system of the future — and do it now, all while strengthening the responsible public oversight we all depend on to protect the environment and public health. As congressional negotiations move forward on President Biden’s call to drive equitable recovery with […]

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We Need More Electric Vehicles, But Extending Regulatory Incentives For EVs Is A Bad Idea

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:51 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Dave Cooke, Senior Vehicles Analyst A recent New York Times article noted that the Biden administration will be looking to use vehicle efficiency standards to boost electric vehicles sales. Our analysis shows that strong standards are the best way to accelerate toward an electric future and that we need […]

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U.S. Infrastructure Bills: Do They Meet The Moment?

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 22:11:11 +0000

Any legislation on infrastructure must address the backlog of repairs, the challenge of the climate crisis, and the inequities in our transportation system.

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Biden — Don’t Be A Pipeline President!

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 13:40:09 +0000

By David Lapp Jost This month’s events have made it painfully clear that we are experiencing a climate crisis. Lethal heatwaves and the ocean catching fire in a pipeline spill in the Gulf of Mexico are important signs. Yet Joe Biden is pushing us in exactly the wrong direction, supporting huge pipelines that will move […]

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EDF Dropping $2 Million To Push For American Jobs Plan

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 13:45:21 +0000

There’s not doubt about it, one of the best chances for the United States to speed up its progress on cleantech and climate action is the American Jobs Plan. It’s also good for improving opportunity and quality of life in the United States for hundreds of millions of Americans. EDF, a notable environmental organization that […]

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Joe Biden Meets With Western Governors To Talk Wildfires

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 03:50:43 +0000

President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris met (virtually) with a bipartisan group of Western governors yesterday to discuss preparations for this year’s wildfire season, which is expected to be especially severe due to an ongoing drought fueled by climate change. “Climate change is driving the dangerous confluence of extreme heat and prolonged drought. We’re […]

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Oil & Gas Execs Are Struggling To Attract Investors And Blaming Clean Energy For Their Woes

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 20:00:23 +0000

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has released its Q2 2021 Energy Survey, and one thing is clear: oil and gas companies are struggling to find investors. The new report included special questions about expectations for a global crude oil gap, current and expected investments in renewables by oil and gas firms, and more. Oil […]

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