User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Alternative Vehicles
Last updated: Apr 24 2018 15:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How the federal fuel efficiency rollback diminishes security 24.4.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Stricter standards would benefit consumers, U.S. automakers and American troops. That's why it's so shortsighted.
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“Not trying to be the drone police”: Colorado towns writing UAV rules strive to balance privacy, freedom 23.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Greenwood Village will consider an ordinance in May that will place some restrictions on drone use in the city of 16,000 -- restrictions the city hopes won't run cross-wise with the Federal Aviation Administration.
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It won't be easy, but Hawaii should speed up its transition to clean energy 23.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The state has made major progress in its shift from oil to renewables but there’s still a lot to be done, according to a new report analyzing its ongoing transition.
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Police: Boy walking with parent is struck and killed when van runs onto sidewalk 23.4.2018 Washington Post
Police: Boy walking with parent is struck and killed when van runs onto sidewalk
China auto show highlights industry’s electric ambitions 22.4.2018 Washington Post: World
The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China’s ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry’s multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers.
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The Energy 202: Why the Trump administration wants to open ANWR to drilling so quickly 20.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
There could be a Democratic president in four years.
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A sign of the future in Morris: Cows + solar panels + fast electric car charger 20.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Researchers at the University of Minnesota's West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris say solar arrays and electric vehicles could help offset greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.
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Lyft is buying carbon offsets to cover all of its rides 19.4.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
That's more than 1 million trips daily across the U.S.
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Trump's EPA embraces an odd argument against fuel economy: It will kill people 19.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The Trump administration is embracing a curious — and some would say dated — argument as it builds its case to weaken federal rules championed by California that require cars and SUVs to average 55 miles per gallon by 2025.

It is warning that the fuel-efficiency targets, seen by most as key to...

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Germans love their cars. They also love the environment. A diesel ban is forcing them to choose. 19.4.2018 Washington Post
Germans love their cars. They also love the environment. A diesel ban is forcing them to choose.
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3 bodies found in parked vehicle in Burbank 18.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

At least three bodies were discovered in a parked vehicle in the city of Burbank on Tuesday, police said.

“This is a homicide involving a parked vehicle,” Sgt. Derek Green of the Burbank Police Department said.

The bodies were discovered during the investigation of a parking complaint in the 1300...

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In Kauai, where to eat for cheap: 20 places for meals for $20 15.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary
We know you love to eat like a local when you travel. With the help of experts, we identified some new - and some old - faves on the Garden Isle and tried them, concentrating on the restaurants where residents dine and savor inexpensive fare.
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Get ready for China’s EV offensive 12.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Chinese electric vehicle companies GAC Motor and Future Mobility are pressing the gas for a U.S. debut in the near future.
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Energy storage charges forward 11.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Both grid-scale and commercial installations are gaining favor as the industry seeks ways to reduce outages and integrate new electric loads such as renewable power plants and EVs.
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Ford, Siemens use blockchain as the fabric for a sustainable city 11.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Blockchain has enabled transactions from solar energy credits to paying drivers and cutting costs for participants in ride-sharing programs.
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How to infuse distributed generation with institutional capital 11.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The yieldco and asset-backed security models could both be highly relevant.
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How Philly's discarded shoes are saving lives in Haiti and Africa 11.4.2018 Philly.com News
When President Trump's "s-hole countries" remark made headlines earlier this year, Philly scrapper Ogbonna Hagins, a/k/a Philly Green Man, was particularly agitated. He has been helping immigrants who've settled in Philadelphia send shoes to their families in these long-impoverished, and lately defamed, regions of Africa and Haiti for the past decade.
Taking a green rental bike through DTLA? A tipsheet for first-timers 10.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A bike tour of downtown Los Angeles — or DTLA — is a breezy way to skirt congestion and see city sights up close. The affordable green Metro bikes can be found in racks every few blocks, and are placed at such hot spots as Union Station and Grand Central Market. Zig-zag your way through the booming...

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An optimistic Jigar Shah talks tariffs, taxes and state leaders in clean energy 10.4.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Why he believes federal policies are misguided, but far from devastating.
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BEST, MMRDA urge offices in BKC to use AC hybrid buses 9.4.2018 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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