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December 30, 2020, 11am PST
To reduce harmful particulate matter emissions, we need fewer cars on the road—electric or otherwise, according to the findings of a recent report.
Treehugger
December 21, 2020, 8am PST
Twelve northeastern states and D.C. are expected to sign a new cap-and-investment scheme designed to lower emissions from transportation.
The Boston Globe
October 29, 2020, 11am PDT
It's been 50 years since researchers at General Motors and Ford Motor Co. warned the automakers about the effects of auto emissions on the planet's climate.
E&E News
September 24, 2020, 9am PDT
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced yesterday an executive order that would ban the sale of cars powered by internal combustion engines by 2035. California is the first state in the country to take such action.
Palm Springs Desert Sun
September 21, 2020, 9am PDT
Research shows that road asphalt exposed to heat and sunlight may eventually become a significant emissions source.
The Guardian
August 31, 2020, 10am PDT
Wildfires in California and Colorado are spewing out smoke that is traveling to other parts of the country. The health effects of the dirty air are substantial, and they could last long after the fires are out.
Inside Climate News
August 26, 2020, 7am PDT
The new rules are significantly less stringent in mandating repair of methane leaks and regulation of emissions.
Scientific American / E&E News
June 29, 2020, 11am PDT
California is the first state to require manufacturers to produce zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty trucks.
NRDC
June 28, 2020, 7am PDT
It’s time to harness technology for cleaner, healthier, and safer cities.
CNU Public Square
April 2, 2020, 6am PDT
More people are driving less and staying at home. The result is significant improvements in air quality in cities across the country.
The New York Times
February 23, 2020, 5am PST
Analysis of global greenhouse gas emissions data points to the sectors, activities, and countries that are the biggest contributors.
The City Fix
January 16, 2020, 5am PST
The state’s energy plan focuses on the move to renewable energy, but specifics about how that will happen and what the costs will be need to be pinned down.
NJ Spotlight
November 14, 2019, 5am PST
Eight experts produce a "manifesto for a new suburbia."
Curbed
October 11, 2019, 7am PDT
The New York Times illustrates the scope and scale of the great project still facing the United States: to decrease greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector of its economy.
The New York Times
October 4, 2019, 11am PDT
Fears of a US trade war and a slowing economy have translated into fewer subsidies for solar and wind energy in China.
Yale Environment 360
September 4, 2019, 10am PDT
Making materials like cement, plastic, glass, and steel creates a lot of emissions. In an opinion piece, Bill Gates argues any climate plan needs to grapple with these hard-to-decarbonize industries.
Gates Notes
July 30, 2019, 2pm PDT
The potential benefits of building tall buildings with wood are numerous.
The Guardian
July 27, 2019, 5am PDT
South Western Railway will be using its own solar panels to directly supply power to trains and partially eliminate its need for outside power.
Electrek
July 19, 2019, 7am PDT
Washington State released a report detailing the business case for connecting Seattle to Portland and Vancouver by high-speed rail.
Business in Vancouver
July 15, 2019, 7am PDT
In a scathing response to arguments in favor of a "slow growth" ordinance in Lakewood, Colorado, Mike Eliason rebukes the idea that capping growth is a green policy.
Medium