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  • 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

  • Apartments Rarely Have Charging Stations. But Electric Vehicles Need Them

    July 30, 2018 by Lucas Davis

    Americans have now purchased more than 800,000 electric vehicles, counting both plug-in hybrids and all-electric models. That may sound like a lot of EVs, and it is a big jump from the less than 5,000 that were on the road in 2010. ... Read More

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