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17 states push EPA to revoke California’s ability to set its own vehicle emission standards

By Nathan Solis Photo: David Butow , The Los Angeles Times

The attorneys general of 17 states have asked a federal appeals court to reconsider an Environmental Protection Agency decision allowing California to set its own vehicle emission standards.


Creaky U.S. power grid threatens progress on renewables, EVs

By Tim McLaughlin Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria

After decades of struggle, the U.S. clean-energy business is booming, with soaring electric-car sales and fast growth in wind and solar power. That’s raising hopes for the fight against climate change.


Group plans microgrid-based hydrogen highway in California

By Lisa Cohn

For example, Gov. Kathy Hochul wants New York to become a green hydrogen hub and wants fuel cell microgrids — which use green hydrogen — to help it achieve this goal.


Here’s How Slowly New York City Is Moving on Electric Vehicles

By Winnie Hu , Nadav Gavrielov and Others Photo: Gabby Jones , The New York Times

There are just 15 electric public buses on the streets of New York, out of a fleet of more than 5,900 buses. There is just a single electric police patrol car, a Tesla, and only one electric garbage truck.


NHTSA Announces New Fuel Economy Standards

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced new fuel economy standards for fleets. The new standards will ensure that OEMs improve vehicle miles-per-gallon, making them more efficient and reducing transportation emissions.


Technology can fix the climate mess—but not without help

By Matt Simon Photo: Richard Newstead/getty Images

Another damning IPCC report insists that to reduce emissions, humanity will need more political willpower and help from nature's carbon-sequestering powers.


Biden Invokes Cold War Statute to Boost Critical Mineral Supply

By Ana Swanson Photo: Steve Marcus , Reuters

President Biden took steps on Thursday to try to increase domestic production of critical minerals and metals needed for advanced technologies like electric vehicles, in an attempt to reduce America’s reliance on foreign suppliers.


Switching To Electric Vehicles Could Save More Than 100,000 Lives, Study Finds

By Jamie Hailstone Photo: Smith Collection , Getty Images

Moving to zero-emission vehicles and energy could help prevent up to 110,000 deaths in the United States, according to a new report.


US transition to electric vehicles would save over 100,000 lives by 2050 – study

By Nina Lakhani Photo: Justin Sullivan

A speedy nationwide transition to electric vehicles powered by renewable energy would save more than 100,000 American lives and $1.2tn in public health costs over the next three decades, according to a new report.


Governments Should Subsidize E-Bikes, Not Gasoline Prices

By Lloyd Alter Photo: Gazelle , Urban Arrow

In California, Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing a tax rebate to help offset the increases in the price of gas. It’s not quite figured out yet, but his economic adviser DeDe Myers says in a tweet: “You’ll have to be a California resident and you’ll have to own a car and we’ll go from there.”