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Letter: Beating climate change means tough choices on solar and EVs – Financial Times

Martin Sandbu is an optimist. He thinks that daily life will pretty much stay the same in our ongoing battle against global warming (Opinion, April 26). I like optimism, but I see tough choices ahead. First, from where do we…

Climate scientists, what keeps you up at night? – DW (English)

What really makes this reporter’s stomach churn thinking about climate change? Thawing permafrost. A scenario where it all melts, releasing copious amounts of CO2 and methane (it holds twice as much carbon as the atmosphere holds right now), and there’s no going…

NYC’s War On Cars Speeds Up

Thanks to a last-minute injunction issued Friday, 14th Street won’t be closed to normal crosstown traffic Monday. But the fix is in: Soon enough, one of the city’s major crosstown arteries will be shut down as part of the progressive…

Progressive baby boomers are fighting housing and transportation progress

In San Diego, residents have been fighting the installation of a new bike lane. The boomer-ish crowd says it will hurt businesses, that there isn’t enough parking as it is (this despite a nearby garage that has never topped 55…

Is Your City Really Serious About Road Safety? Look For These 3 Things

Thirty-six people died in traffic crashes in Washington, D.C., last year, a 20% increase from 2017. Eight people, six of whom were walking or biking, have already been killed this year, prompting a major public rally just two weeks ago. Residents are angry that the city isn’t succeeding in curbing road deaths, despite the fact that Mayor Muriel Bowser committed to end traffic fatalities entirely by