Perfect shooting, perfect comeback for Durant as Nets rap Pelicans

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 07:28:03 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Kevin Durant scored 17 points in his timely return from a 23-game injury absence as the Brooklyn Nets clobbered the New Orleans Pelicans, 139-111, on Wednesday in New York. It was a perfect shooting night for Durant whose return came after star point guard James Harden went out with a hamstring […]

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Spokane Gets 12 New Electric Buses

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 02:10:13 +0000

Adding to the tally of electric buses hitting the roads around the United States, the city of Spokane in the state of Washington just did its part (for now) by adding 12 new electric buses to its modest bus service. The city of 220,000, located near the eastern border of Washington, ordered New Flyer Xcelsior […]

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Virginia Drives Into A Cleaner Future

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 20:30:49 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Kathy Harris, Walton Shepherd Virginia Governor Northam signed into law a bill to join 17 other states that have adopted or are considering adoption of a “Clean Cars” program — setting the Commonwealth up to become the leader in electric vehicles in the South. By adopting a Clean Cars […]

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“Clean Cars 2030” Targets 2030 For Phasing Out Gasmobiles In Washington State, 5 Years Ahead Of California!

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 16:02:15 +0000

Olympia, WA — Clean Cars 2030 (originally HB 1204), groundbreaking legislation that calls for all model year 2030 or later passenger and light-duty vehicles sold in Washington State to be electric vehicles (EVs), took one step closer to becoming law yesterday when it advanced out of the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology as […]

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Tesla Insurance Is Coming Soon To 3 New States — Texas, Illinois, & Washington

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 03:13:19 +0000

Tesla’s insurance plans could be available in three new states, Forbes has reported. Those states are Texas, Illinois, and Washington. The article noted that insurance regulators in Illinois and Texas have already approved the rates and policies for Tesla Insurance and that Washington has approved the initial forms. However, the coverage isn’t yet for sale […]

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Two Transit Systems Increase Their Commitment To Electrification

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 18:40:30 +0000

At the beginning of this month, New Flyer of America did some brisk business with King County, Washington and Westchester County, New York. In one deal, the company added 20 new battery-electric buses to an existing contract, and in the other order they sold 66 hybrid-electric buses. Both orders will reduce emissions, but the King […]

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What’s Next for State Climate Action in the US? 7 Areas to Watch

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:43:10 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Blog. By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible […]

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Washington Clean Buildings Bill Raises the Bar for Every State

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 01:15:34 +0000

Courtesy of RMI. By Jonny Kocher Buildings are at the forefront of climate action in the state of Washington, spurred by Seattle’s recent adoption of an energy code that will require new large buildings to be fossil fuel free. Now legislators are considering an ambitious new bill stemming from Governor Jay Inslee’s comprehensive climate proposal. The Healthy Homes […]

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Daphne Bramham: Peace, order and good government? I'll take it over American exceptionalism

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 01:57:09 +0000

Opinion: Over the years, dozens of studies have shown a direct correlation between happiness (quality of life) and a high trust in government. Canada consistently ranks well above the United States

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