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Harris Touts Seattle’s Clean Bus Program As Nearby City’s E-Fleet Is Inoperable

While in Seattle on Wednesday, Vice President Kamala Harris announced a White House initiative to electrify the nation’s school buses. However, in nearby Kent, Wash., all three of the district’s electric school buses were out of service. A source told The Post Millennial that the…

NSW Govt Delays Adding E-Bus Fleet By At Least Five Years

A plan to ditch 8,000 diesel buses in Sydney for an electric fleet is being delayed by at least five years. The NSW government had initially committed to the Greater Sydney fleet going green by 2030, as part of its…

Tiny island nation lays out big plans for climate change – E&E News

The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has submitted ambitious climate targets to the United Nations that break new ground on how the disaster-prone country intends to deal with global warming. Among the highlights are Vanuatu’s plans to generate nearly 100…

Ten Ways Methane Gas Companies Are Misleading the Public – Environment Maine

Written by Environment America clean energy intern Emily McCabe   Methane gas is a fossil fuel that pollutes our air and poses risks to public health. But you wouldn’t know it from the way the gas industry portrays it. What…

E-Bus Catches Fire Day After Conn. Mandates All-Electric State Vehicles

Connecticut is a small state, so you may not be paying sufficient attention to its heroic efforts to save the planet. Count on the Manhattan Contrarian to bring you up to date on the latest developments. On Friday (July 22)…

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…

‘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…

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…

VP Harris, Buttigieg Slammed For ‘Tone-Deaf’ EV Push As Gas Skyrockets

Vice President Kamala Harris and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg were criticized Monday for a “tone-deaf” event focused on promoting electric buses as gas prices soared for most Americans. Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), a member of the House Energy and Commerce…

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