Issue / Emissions

White House, Congress Push Plans for Reducing Emissions from Aviation

The Biden Administration yesterday announced a new initiative to develop sustainable aviation fuels. In an extensive fact sheet...

Federal program to cut bus emissions gets a Senate mandate: Some buses must pollute

Still, the five-year total of nearly $107 billion for transit was about 65% above what was expected if spending remained flat in...

Biden Issues Executive Order Advancing Clean Car Goals

Last Thursday, August 5, the Biden administration issued an executive order with new rules aimed at reducing automobile emissions. The...

Op-Ed: Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Could Be a Win for Climate, If it Can Be Leveraged to Those Ends

The newest assessment report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, released this week, was depressing. Not that it...

Critics: ‘big and bold’ infrastructure bill falls short on helping states fight climate change

It also includes $107 billion for transit, a 65% boost, according to an analysis by Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the nonpartisan...

Where does the infrastructure compromise deal leave EV charging?

“If a reconciliation bill emerges with 10 digits of guaranteed EV rebate money, that will go a long way towards reassuring...

Infrastructure bill’s climate-change features face tricky path over money for electric cars

“If a reconciliation bill emerges with 10 digits of guaranteed EV rebate money, that will go a long way towards reassuring...

Climate crisis turns world’s subways into flood zones

Retrofitting subways against flooding is “an enormous undertaking,” said Robert Puentes, chief executive of the Eno Center for...

Analysis: Electric bus maker BYD shows China complications in Biden climate push

"It's very difficult with the current manufacturing infrastructure in this country and with BYD out of the process, to imagine getting...

House Climate Crisis Select Committee Considers Transportation Priorities

On June 30, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held a hearing, “Transportation Investments for Solving the Climate...

Electric Vehicle Credits and Alternative Fuels Provisions Included in Senate’s Clean Energy Act

On May 26th, the Senate Finance Committee held a markup of the "Clean Energy Act," advancing the legislation with a 14 to 14 vote tie...

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