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Calif. To Ban Older Diesel Port Trucks By 2025; E-Truck Mandate By 2035

The State of California is continuing its aggressive policies pushing consumers and companies to adopt electric vehicles by proposing to force shipping companies to use electric trucks at the state’s beleaguered port facilities. Despite a supply-chain crisis that resulted in…

Shift Away from ‘Car-Centric’ Transport System needed | Climate of the Nation 2022

The shift away from ‘car-centric’ system and car dependency is needed to address transport emissions. That means funding public transport, walking and cycling to adequate levels. The UN recommends that 20 per cent of the transport budget should be allocated…

The Obvious Climate Strategy Nobody Will Talk About – Foreign Policy

Global leaders will convene this week at the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh for another round of haggling over the global response to climate change. While the venues are different, the script remains the same: World leaders will outdo…

From Cold Weather To A Dearth Of Chargers, Electric Cars Fail Miserably

Here in the Upper Midwest, our interstates are fast and our winters are cold. Speeds north of 70 miles per hour combined with near-zero (F) temperatures wreak havoc on an electric vehicle’s range. While a typical internal combustion engine (ICE)…

WaPo: Congress, Carmakers Love EVs, But Americans Aren’t Thrilled

The White House appears to have convinced Congress to spend big on electric vehicles, but now it faces the challenge of convincing tens of millions of American drivers to purchase them. According to a report by the Washington Post, Americans…

CT is behind on its climate change goals. This law aims to fix it. – The Connecticut Mirror

As worldwide heat, drought and extreme storms this summer punctuate the reality of climate change, Connecticut continues to wrestle with its reality that it is falling behind on its goals to reduce the carbon emissions responsible for global warming. The…

The Last Thing The USPS Needs Is A ‘Green’ Fleet

Last year, President Biden signed the Postal Service Reform Act which, among other things, gave the United States Postal Service (USPS) a $58 billion taxpayer and Medicare bailout. The agency got a sweet deal with this legislation, as Congress gave…

Report: 1 In 4 EV Charging Stations In San Francisco Out Of Order

One in four public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the San Francisco Bay Area does not work, according to a new study. The report, produced by David Rempel of the University of California at Berkeley, suggested that while California…

‘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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