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Joe Biden climate announcement: the former VP has a long, robust climate record – Vox.com

Former Vice President Joe Biden is on the verge of announcing a climate proposal he hopes will set him apart in the crowded field of Democratic 2020 candidates. The frontrunner among the 23 candidates for president will present his plan…

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Congress Charges Ahead on Energy Storage: (BEST) Act

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Arjun Krishnaswami The cost of energy storage is plummeting as performance is improving, and Congress is moving to help storage technologies continue to…

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In Illinois, Cars And Trucks Top Coal As Biggest Global Warming Contributor – Better Government Association

If Illinois is to seriously crack down on greenhouse gas emissions, it has to start with the tailpipes of cars and trucks and the same day-delivery desires of home shoppers even as policy makers set their sights on retiring an…

Fossil fuel subsidies: the IMF says we pay $5.2 trillion a year – Vox.com

The world’s top climate scientists calculated in a startling report last year that if we want to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius this century to avoid devastating social and economic consequences, we need to reach net-zero emissions by…

In Illinois, cars and trucks top coal as biggest contributor to global warming – The State Journal-Register

If Illinois is to seriously crack down on greenhouse gas emissions, it has to start with the tailpipes of cars and trucks and the same day-delivery desires of home shoppers even as policy makers set sights on retiring an already…

Bill Introduced To Reinstate Georgia EV Tax Credit

Recently, Georgia State Representative Todd Jones (R – South Forsyth) introduced HB 732, which would reinstate the state’s tax credit for electric vehicles. If the bill is made law, the tax credit would be $2,500 for new electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and zero-emission vehicles. The state of Georgia had an EV tax credit of $5,000 but it was ended in 2015. Representative Jones answered some questions about his proposed legislation for CleanTechnica