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Carbon Emissions

May 20, 2020, 8am PDT
A recently published study predicts a 4 to 7 percent decline in greenhouse gas emissions for 2020 compared to 2019.
The Washington Post
May 12, 2020, 11am PDT
Transportation activity is down considerably, but other sources of carbon dioxide are still going strong.
Grist
May 6, 2020, 7am PDT
France is proposing a momentous step toward clean transportation.
International Railway Journal
April 13, 2020, 11am PDT
Lawmakers in Washington state fell short of passing comprehensive legislation this year to meet long-term goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Crosscut
March 2, 2020, 10am PST
Electric vehicles and internal combustion automobiles emit vastly different sums of carbon, and electric vehicles are quickly widening the gap between the two options as the electricity generation industry cleans up its act.
Union Of Concerned Scientists
February 26, 2020, 5am PST
The reality of ride hailing has fallen well short of the wishful thinking about reduced congestion and reduced pollution that defined the early days of Uber and Lyft.
The Verge
January 29, 2020, 8am PST
A new report from the World Economic Forum predicts dire consequences for congestion and carbon emissions if e-commerce delivery services proliferate unchecked.
Supply Chain DIve
January 21, 2020, 10am PST
A Pew Stateline article tackles the challenges of reducing carbon emissions from transportation compared to electricity generation and looks at recent initiatives announced by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee aimed at decarbonizing transportation.
Pew Stateline
January 7, 2020, 12pm PST
The energy sector produced ten percent less carbon emissions in 2019 than the previous year—the largest drop in decades. Still, the decline of the coal industry is not enough to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Accord.
Inside Climate News
December 17, 2019, 10am PST
Many transportation challenges could be solved by a more informed understanding of price elasticity of demand, according to this article.
City Observatory
December 13, 2019, 8am PST
Philadelphia has renewed its efforts to improve energy efficiency in non-residential building to contribute to its Paris Climate Agreement commitment.
Smart Cities Dive
December 11, 2019, 11am PST
Rethinking the "brutalscape" of infrastructure that supports the suburbs could be the key to the evolution of suburbs.
The Conversation
December 11, 2019, 8am PST
KUOW is taking applications for participants in a "biggest carbon loser" competition.
KUOW
December 10, 2019, 12pm PST
Scientists are increasingly concerned that climate tipping points might "cascade" into multiple heating effects that does irrevocable damage to the planet.
Yale Environment 360
December 5, 2019, 7am PST
The U.S. is exceptional when it comes to carbon emissions—that much is indisputable.
Vox
November 28, 2019, 5am PST
When going around the Thanksgiving table today, giving thanks for our friends and family to hear, don't forget to mention the environmental, social, and economic benefits of public transit.
CityLab
November 27, 2019, 2pm PST
The United Nations announces more bad news for the climate and the role of American society and culture in causing the destruction of the planet.
The New York Times
November 19, 2019, 12pm PST
A small group of test subjects, enabled with the use of a chauffeur, increased driving distances by a collective 83 percent.
Jalopnik
November 15, 2019, 8am PST
The American Planning Association is urging the Trump administration to rescind its decision to withdraw the country from the Paris Climate Agreement.
American Planning Association
November 12, 2019, 10am PST
The city is considering a contract to purchase hydroelectricity from Quebec and might also provide funding for the energy infrastructure.
Politico