User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Alternative Vehicles
Last updated: Aug 22 2019 05:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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4 new developments that prove electric trucks and buses are gaining momentum 22.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
4 new developments that prove electric trucks and buses are gaining momentum
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Opinion: Foolish president! Carmakers are smart to ignore Trump's auto emissions rollback 21.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The clean-car standard is one of the federal government's most important environmental and public health policies.

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Mexican retailer Coppel travels alternative route to a fuel-efficient last mile 20.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
After a successful pilot, the retailer is planning a full implementation covering its entire last-mile fleet of some 1,200 vehicles that make 30,000 home deliveries per day.
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Spicy with a twist: Nearly 4 tons of pot found in jalapeño shipment 20.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Hundreds of bulky green packages were discovered amid the spicy chiles. The drugs seized at a San Diego cargo facility were valued at $2.3 million.
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Transforming transportation in New Jersey 19.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Transforming transportation in New Jersey
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Colorado adopts zero-emission vehicle standard in push to increase adoption of electric cars 17.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado air commissioners voted 8-1 on Friday to adopt a zero-emission standard requiring that at least 5% of automakers' vehicles available for sale by 2023 be electric, advancing the shift Gov. Jared Polis ordered toward clean energy and healthier air.
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Good News, Bad News: 4 Trends in US Energy Use 16.8.2019 WRI Stories
Good News, Bad News: 4 Trends in US Energy Use Comments|Add Comment|Print In 2018, the United States set a new record for energy consumption: 101 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) of energy. Of this total, 81 quadrillion Btu (or 80%) were from fossil fuels: petroleum, natural gas and coal. What does this growing consumption mean for climate change, and is it still possible for the United States to get on a path to reduce emissions at the pace needed? We reviewed the U.S. Energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Colorado revs toward an electric car future, compelled by climate change and air pollution 15.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Compelled by climate change and air pollution, Colorado air commissioners are expected to require automakers to offer more electric models starting in 2023.
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By the numbers: Colorado Zero Emission Vehicle Program will cut climate pollution and save Coloradans money 15.8.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
(This post was written by EDF  Attorney Laura Shields)  The numbers are in for Colorado’s proposed Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program – it will cut climate pollution and save Coloradans millions of dollars. This week, the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission is formally considering adoption of the ZEV program for model year 2023 through 2025 […]
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Companies are already decarbonizing shipping without electric fleets — here's how 14.8.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
For fleet managers, the key is in the logistics. These three tactics can cut costs and emissions.
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How Anheuser-Busch plans to sustainably ship cold beer around the USA 13.8.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The leader of the beverage maker's fleet decarbonization initiatives, Ingrid De Ryck, said the U.S. transportation industry is ready for a "breakthrough and innovative solution."
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The $6,000 Electric Vehicle: The Power of the Used Car Market to Bring Electric Vehicles to Everyone 13.8.2019 THE CITY FIX
Transportation is the fastest growing source of carbon dioxide emissions and fossil fuel demand worldwide. That makes zero-emission vehicles a prerequisite for a sustainable future. But while our glittering electric future is often defined by the sci-fi innovations of companies like Tesla and Rivian, the ...
L.A.'s Green New Deal polarizes voters in a district haunted by environmental disaster 12.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

L.A. City Council candidates John Lee and Loraine Lundquist are competing to represent a Valley district affected by a methane leak in Aliso Canyon.

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The top 10 stories to catch you up on the hottest sustainability news in 2019 — so far 9.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Find out what the GreenBiz community has been reading this year with our roundup of 10 most-read stories.
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The promise — and perceived peril — of bringing green amenities to low-income communities 9.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minneapolis Foundation has awarded its first round of grants to involve low-income, diverse communities in climate change initiatives. One would bring electric cars and charging stations to low-income communities. But what will it take to get buy-in from residents?
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How much carbon dioxide is actually in your products? 8.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Production might be out of sight, out of mind, but CO2 is embedded in products through minerals and materials. How do we measure it?
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The $6,000 Electric Vehicle: The Power of the Used Car Market to Bring Electric Vehicles to Everyone 7.8.2019 WRI Stories
The $6,000 Electric Vehicle: The Power of the Used Car Market to Bring Electric Vehicles to Everyone Comments|Add Comment|PrintA Chevrolet Bolt in San Francisco. Flickr/Gregory Varnum Transportation is the fastest growing source of carbon dioxide emissions and fossil fuel demand worldwide. That makes zero-emission vehicles a prerequisite for a sustainable future. But while our glittering electric future is often defined by the sci-fi innovations of companies like Tesla and Rivian, the reality... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
EDF Urges EPA, Court to Let the American People See Vital Information about Trump Administration’s Planned Clean Cars Rollback 7.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF Urges EPA, Court to Let the American People See Vital Information about Trump Administration’s Planned Clean Cars Rollback
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Are shared e-scooters good for the planet? Only if they replace car trips 6.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Ride share companies promote them as an environmentally friendly choice — but new research contradicts that.
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Is California's low carbon fuel standard helping EV deployment? 6.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Lessons from this deep dive may apply beyond the Golden State as well.
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