User: irge304 Topic: Green Technology
Category: Cars
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California sues Trump over revoking state's authority to set car emissions standards 20.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

California's unique authority to set its own tailpipe emissions standards has made the state an environmental leader and irked the Trump administration.

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Column: Can Trump legally revoke California's clean air waiver? Short answer: Probably not. 20.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Trump's authority to revoke California's waiver from federal clean air rules rests on a very shaky legal foundation.

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The five major challenges facing electric vehicles 19.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
The UK has committed to making all cars zero-emission by 2050. But what hurdles must be overcome?
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Colorado will fight Trump administration’s move to block California from setting stricter vehicle emission rules 18.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser vowed Tuesday night to challenge the Trump administration's "unprecedented action" of revoking California's authority to set its own auto mileage standards.
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Denver leaders propose citywide $15-an-hour minimum wage 18.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The city of Denver may become one of the first in Colorado to set a local minimum wage. A proposal to be announced Thursday would set minimum pay for workers in Denver at $15 an hour by 2021
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Opinion: Can you hear the chant from the Oval Office? 'Make America Polluted Again' 18.9.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Trump's attack on California's authority to set air pollution rules would mean we'll see fewer clean cars.

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E-scooters: The good, the bad and the bloody 18.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Dozens of people responded to an MPR News query about electric scooters, after a story on injuries related to them. Many complain about e-scooters blocking sidewalks and riders not wearing helmets.
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Trump plans to revoke key California environmental power after getting spurned over auto deal 18.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Trump's Environmental Protection Agency plans to revoke a waiver that has empowered California to set tougher car pollution standards than those required by the federal government — putting the state and the EPA on the path to years of fighting in the courts

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Estate agents urged to tell buyers about air pollution 17.9.2019 BBC: Business
The industry trade body says providing this information should now be standard practice.
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Electric car owners to 'choose' engine sounds 17.9.2019 BBC: Technology
Proposals by a US road safety body could see electric vehicle owners choose the noise their car makes.
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Letters to the Editor: This octogenarian rides his bike to save the planet. You can too 17.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

An "ordinary" man with solar panels, a hybrid electric car, a bike and native landscaping says if he can make changes to stop climate change, so can others.

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Climate change: Germany's conservatives mull doubling air travel tax 16.9.2019 BBC: Business
Only domestic flights will be affected, say the Christian Democrats, who govern in a coalition.
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ER doc: Stay off electric scooters 16.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Over his 33-year career as an emergency doctor, Dr. Stephen W. Smith has seen a lot. But he’s amazed by the number of e-scooter-related injuries he’s seen this summer at Hennepin Healthcare.
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SUVs have made a startling rise in Germany. Now comes the backlash 14.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Tensions boiled over this month when a Porsche Macan jumped a curb in central Berlin and plowed into a crowd of pedestrians

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Frankfurt Motor Show: Love, hate and electric cars 14.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
The BBC's Theo Leggett reports from a cavernous display of delights at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
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Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming 13.9.2019 BBC: World
It's the most powerful greenhouse gas you've never heard of, and levels in the atmosphere are soaring.
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Colour-changing ink allows objects to swap designs 13.9.2019 BBC: Technology
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
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Electric cars are coming: new models unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show 12.9.2019 BBC: Business
The Frankfurt Motor Show offers a first look at the some significant new electric cars: An 8-seat Mercedes, the affordable ID.3 from Volkswagen, and a car that drove all the way to show from China.
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Electric vehicle sales are up sharply in California, mostly due to Tesla 11.9.2019 LA Times: Business

EV sales rose 65% in California in the first half of the year, led by Tesla. But that doesn't mean consumers are suddenly in love with electric cars.

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St. Paul’s streets will be cleaner with new greener city fleet 10.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The city is rolling out 10 new vehicles, including a street sweeper and front-end loader, which will be the environmental equivalent of taking 20,000 cars off the road. Some of the replaced equipment is more than two decades old.
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