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Electric Vehicle Charging Sparks Multiple House Fires

About three weeks ago in Ashburn, Virginia, there was an electric vehicle charging malfunction that started a fire in a garage and caused more than $15,000 in damages. That was not the only fire sparked by an electric vehicle, WTOP…

There is still time to avoid worst climate change impacts – centraljersey.com

By Tom Gilbert Let’s face it, the news on climate change can be pretty frightening: extreme storms, record-breaking heat waves, out-of-control wildfires, sea level rise and associated flooding. But amid the bad news, there are glimmers of hope that humanity…

From electric vehicles to ride sharing: How global warming could slow from changes in transportation – Milwaukee Independent

By Alan Jenn, Assistant Professional Researcher in Transportation, University of California, Davis Around the world, revolutionary changes are under way in transportation. More electric vehicles are on the road, people are taking advantage of sharing mobility services such as Uber…

‘We have time’: Activists, elected leaders call for climate action at Earth Day rally at Arizona Capitol – The Arizona Republic

In an Earth Day rally almost resembling a fair, people of all ages gathered at the Arizona Capitol on Saturday afternoon to stress the urgency of the climate crisis and push for equitable action at congressional and local levels.   “The IPCC was…

Munich’s First Solar Bus Technology Will Hit the Road to Reduce Emissions and Pollution

Saving fuel, slashing emissions, and cutting pollution are just some of the benefits of installing solar panels on public transportation buses—and the city of Munich is buying a ticket to the future by doing just that. Founded by a trio of German friends in 2016, Sono Motors went public in 2021, selling their Sion solar-paneled […]

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The Infrastructure Bill’s Fake Highway Funding And Other Green Graft

In November, Congress continued its seemingly endless spending spree by passing a 1,039-page infrastructure package. Its price tag? A staggering $1.2 trillion. Yes, it increases the federal deficit and debt. And, yes, it will fuel inflation. Still, one would like…

Modern EVs Share The Same Shortcomings As Their Dowdy Forebears

It seems that no one can ever do quite enough to satisfy the demands of professional complainers.  Not even Elon Musk, the world-famous promoter of electric vehicles. He was met rudely by protesters at the grand opening of his Tesla assembly…

Despite ambitious targets, Oregon climate policies must go further to meet global calls to action – Salem Reporter

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said global emissions must reach net-zero by 2050. Current state goals fall short. Oregon will need to prioritize carbon sequestration in state forests and farmlands in order to advance overall greenhouse gas…

UN report calls for urgent climate action as Oregon advocates push for state to do more – OregonLive

The warning this month from the United Nations was perhaps its starkest yet on climate change — society as a whole hasn’t done nearly enough to curb greenhouse gas emissions. But the alert also sounded a rare hopeful note: It’s…

‘The most important issue of our time’: Mass. Senate unveils climate change legislation for electric vehicles – MassLive.com

State senators unveiled a suite of concrete climate change regulations tallying more than $250 million Thursday that they consider vital for ensuring Massachusetts achieves net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, including incentives to bolster the transition to electric vehicles and all-electric…

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