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  • Counteracting the EPA’s Tilt Away from Electric Vehicles

    August 20, 2018 by Andrew Campbell

    Electric vehicles have taken off in the US. In 2017, electric vehicle sales surged by 25%. In contrast, overall vehicle sales dropped by nearly 2%. But now the Trump Administration has formally proposed several actions that would slow down electric vehicle adoption. ... Read More

  • Here Comes the Electric Bus

    August 13, 2018 by Meredith Fowlie

    Vehicle emissions have been in the news recently as standards for passenger cars come under attack. While California fights the Trump administration’s plan to roll back automobile emissions controls, it’s also pursuing regulations for a different kind of tailpipe. ... Read More

  • Should California Keep Its Oil in the Ground?

    August 6, 2018 by Severin Borenstein

    A few weeks ago, when California happily announced that it had met its 2020 goals for GHG reductions four years ahead of schedule, there was a disappointing part of the story that didn’t get much attention: transportation emissions. ... Read More

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