Issue / Emissions

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...

Public transit agencies across US seek to lure back commuters lost during the pandemic

“It’s a major upgrade,” said Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, who describes the amount of...

House T&I Examines Private Sector Role in Addressing Climate

On March 17, the full House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing titled “The Business Case for Climate...

When It Comes To Clean Energy, USPS Delivery Trucks Don’t Yet Answer The Mail

While the Postal Service moves slowly toward adopting electric vehicles, Robert Puentes says Biden is on the right track in pushing for...

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