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Driving makes a comeback. So could tailpipe emissions

May 15, 2020

Americans are getting back into their cars as the economy reopens, but they’re continuing to shun public transit, preliminary data shows. If the trend persists, experts say, it could have devastating implications for the fight against climate change in a post-pandemic era.

E&E News


Electric Car Sales Plummet, May Hurt California’s Climate Goals

May 14, 2020

This isn’t the first time Paul Suchanek has experienced a sudden drop in car sales from a major disaster or event.

CapRadio


How can we be sustainable post-Covid 19?

May 14, 2020

With a ban on non-essential travel and some countries in complete lockdown, we’re able to witness what happens to the Earth when we’re largely absent for the first time.

BBC.com


California Readying Rules for Automated Vehicle Ride-Hailing

May 8, 2020

California’s first-ever Autonomous Vehicle Passenger Service Pilot Program is underway. This means that someone near you could potentially be hailing a ride from an automated vehicle rather than a taxi or ride-hail driven by a human being.

StreetsBlog California


Planetary do-over?

May 1, 2020

The coronavirus shutdown is removing 6 billion tons of CO2 from the atmosphere—but it won’t be enough to save Earth.

Sacramento News & Review


Economic toll endangers key climate goal: Cleaner cars

April 23, 2020

The economic downturn triggered by the novel coronavirus pandemic threatens to stall multistate goals to put more clean cars on the road.

E&E News


Should Gasoline Come With A Climate Change Warning Label? These Cities Think So.

April 21, 2020

Proponents hope the simple stickers will make consumers question their own use of fossil fuels.

HuffPost


Coronavirus stay-at-home orders have reduced traffic accidents by half

April 2, 2020

Coronavirus stay-at-home orders that went into effect on March 20 have reduced vehicle collisions on California roadways by roughly half, according to a UC Davis survey that is the first to estimate the impact of the extraordinary health orders on traffic.

Los Angeles Times


Is Uber a solution to traffic congestion or a problem?

February 24, 2020

Commuters may not see ride-hailing services as alternatives to cars or to public transport.

Fortune India


Electric Vehicles Can Help California Hit 2030 Emissions Reduction Target

February 24, 2020

Energy Innovation, a nonpartisan energy and climate policy firm, recently released research showing the state of California may not meet its 2030 climate emissions reduction target.

CleanTechnica


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