Drawdown, edited by Paul Hawken, analyzed 100 ideas for mitigating climate change be reducing or eliminating the sources of carbon pollution. Elecrtric cars is #49.
Scientists claim the effects of climate change are leading to a sixth mass extinction of species on Spaceship Earth. If you read Gas2 regularly, this kind of news is the reason we exist.
France has announced a plan to ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines by 2040 as part of its commitment to the goals of the Paris climate accords.
The QLine electric street car line is set to open along Detroit’s famed Woodward Avenue this weekend. Supporters hope it will reinvigorate business in the downtown area and lead to demand for more regional transportation development.
Corvus Energy has been awarded a 10 year contract to service the batteries installed in Scanlines hybrid electric ferries.
Two French sailors are converting a 100 foot long catamaran to run on electric power made from renewable sources. They plan to visit 101 cities in 50 countries to spread the news about zero emissions living.
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers has reversed course. Instead of a frontal assault on auto emissions rules, it says it can meet the requirements of the Obama administration if it just has a little more time.
When no manufacturer wanted its business, DHL designed its own electric delivery van. Now it is doubling production and selling its products to other companies. Hello, disruption!
Climate change is causing extremes called weather whiplash and nitrate runoff into rivers. Inorganic fertilizers are to blame.
Finnish entrepreneur Mike Anttonen questions whether some of the policies that support the adoption of electric cars are really worthwhile or benefit society in general.
A report in The Guardian says much of the climate change research in American universities is bought and paid for by fossil fuel companies, leaving the public with deliberate misinformation designed to protect the industry.
Tesla owner Bruce Lane has initiated a Change.org petition addressed to Ford CEO Mark Fields asking him to stop whining about fuel economy standards and start building compelling electric cars. Why not sign the petition yourself? Link provided inside.