Myths about electric cars are everywhere. Here is the straight scoop to help you separate fact from fiction.
eNow has completed testing of a solar powered refrigeration unit for trucks that slashes emissions compared to conventional diesel powered units.
California officials are contemplating a ban on internal combustion engines similar to the bans under consideration in China, France, the UK, and India.
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.
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 new interactive tool developed at MIT shows the expected long term cost and emissions impact of 125 new cars available today in the US. It illustrates why battery electric cars will be necessary to meet future climate goals.
The US and China agreed this week to ratify the Paris climate accords but the G20 leaders failed to restrict the “ridiculous” subsidies their countries pay to fossil fuel interests.
Elon Musk told MSNBC recently that placing a proper price on carbon will create incentives for entrepreneurs to find innovative ways to build low and zero carbon industries.
The EPA has released the final version of its greenhouse has emissions rules for heavy duty trucks, which includes tractor trailers, school buses, and garbage trucks. The rules will be in force through 2027.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has approved the use of a “social cost of carbon” factor by the EPA. In non-judicial language, the Court called its decision a “no brainer.”
ExxonMobil says it now favors a carbon tax, but one that will not alter its bottom line. It’s progress, but only barely so.
Talk is cheap. Action is hard. Last December, the US, Canada, and Mexico signed on to support the climate change initiatives contained in the COP21 emissions agreement entered into by all the nations of the world in Paris. Here is is six months later and it is time to figure out how to make those […]
A study by Harvard University finds that lowering carbon emissions from generating electricity would provide $38 billion a year in economic benefit to America.
The Stockholm Environment Institute says that limiting fossil fuel activities on federal land could reduce US carbon emissions by 100 million metric tons annually. But doing so would present significant political challenges.