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Climate Benefits of Public Transportation

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05/05/22
                                                               

IPCC: HUMAN-CAUSED CLIMATE CHANGE LEADING TO INCREASINGLY IRREVERSIBLE IMPACTS; WINDOW FOR ADAPTATION VERY LIMITED

The post IPCC: HUMAN-CAUSED CLIMATE CHANGE LEADING TO INCREASINGLY IRREVERSIBLE IMPACTS; WINDOW FOR ADAPTATION VERY LIMITED appeared first on Climate Nexus. …

03/01/22

Climate, Health, and Economic Benefits From the Shift to Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks

The post Climate, Health, and Economic Benefits From the Shift to Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks appeared first on Climate Nexus. …

02/07/22

Electric Car and Truck Safety

Electric cars and trucks have higher safety ratings from major government agencies, reduced odds of injury in the case of an accident, lower personal injury claims, lower risk of rollover crashes, and reduced risk of fire in the case of an accident. Although EV fires behave differently than gas fires, they occur at much lower […]

01/05/22

Impacts from Mining Lithium, Cobalt, and Other Materials for Electric Car Batteries

Global demand for lithium, cobalt, nickel, and the other components of electric car and truck batteries is expected to skyrocket as more countries and automakers commit to making all new cars electric. As this demand grows, so does our responsibility to minimize the local environmental, equity, and human rights impacts from mining the materials needed […]

11/29/21

Methane at COP26

Overview: Methane at COP26 Why methane? Methane and climate change Methane is now the second biggest cause of global warming, following carbon dioxide, and according to the IPCC is responsible for at least a quarter of the warming over the pre-Industrial era. Methane is a short-lived climate pollutant that has more than 80 times the […]

10/27/21
                                                               

Climate Finance at COP26

Climate finance will be a central issue at COP26. Avoiding the worst climate change impacts will require massive investment in infrastructure, technology, and low-carbon projects. In 2009, rich, high-emitting countries committed to mobilizing at least $100 billion per year by 2020 through 2024 to support developing countries in accelerating a shift to clean energy and […]

10/27/21
                                                               

Natural gas prices continue to rise: what it means for the United States

Natural gas prices have doubled in the past year, putting pressure on companies and consumers, a sign of vulnerability to price fluctuations.

10/13/21