Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of four young plaintiffs on May 17. It has ordered environmental officials to implement an 2008 law.
Over this past weekend, tens of thousands of people assembled around the world to protest the continued use of fossil fuels and demanding that those still buried in the ground remain where they are.
Ontario is poised to unveil a bold new plan designed to lower its carbon footprint dramatically over the next 20 years. It involves increasing the number of electric cars sold to 12% by 2025.
Climate change was on the agenda in a state court in Washington last week. On April 29, a Superior Court judge ruled in favor of 7 young plaintiffs. He ordered the state’s Department of Ecology to promulgate an emissions reduction rule by the end of 2016. He also ordered the agency to make recommendations to the […]
German authorities are now investigating whether Fiat has used software to defeat the operation of emission controls in its diesel powered cars.
Authorities in Germany and the UK say virtually all diesel cars sold there fail to meet expected emissions targets in real world driving. Several companies are recalling their cars to update the software.
California’s cap and trade emissions program brings in $2 billion a year and adds 11 cents a gallon to the cost of a gallon of gasoline. Are California drivers getting hosed?
In case you’ve been so overwhelmed with the Tesla Model 3 unveiling and reservation news that you’ve lost your mind, here’s one last reminder that we are launching our CLEANTECH REVOLUTION TOUR in Berlin tomorrow (Saturday, April 9). You can get tickets here (can only pay with PayPal) or here (can pay with PayPal or credit card). […]
Experts predict several of Europe’s largest manufacturers will be unable to meet new EU emissions standards and will face large fines as a result.
Tesla has begun shipping its cars to Norway on LNG powered ferries owned by Nor Lines. Going by sea will eliminate the diesel emissions from hundreds of car transports a year.
Ford is bringing its sustainable supply chain message to G7 nations, with a special emphasis on water conservation as well as energy and carbon emissions.
How can atmospheric carbon levels keep rising if new greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels are flat? The answer to that question is important for all of us to understand.
Via CleanTechnica: We’ve got several notable updates regarding our first cleantech conference — CLEANTECH REVOLUTION TOUR → BERLIN — to share with you. First of all, we now have: → a Facebook event page (share with friends!) → an event webpage (which we’ll continuously update) → an eventbrite page for registering (again, register, and share with friends!) … and a confirmed […]
A report from the IAE says that global carbon emissions were flat last year while world economic activity increased, This is further proof that reducing carbon emissions does not hurt the economy.
In São Paulo, Brazil, citizens are enjoying less air and noise pollution – at least on one day a week. On Sundays, during what is called Paulista Aberta, motor traffic is restricted on the popular Paulista Avenue and the street is dedicated to cyclists and pedestrians.
Originally published on CleanTechnica (with slight modification). As I wrote just before Christmas, CleanTechnica is planning to implement solar + electric vehicle events in cities across North America and Europe (and perhaps further at some point). In partnership with GridHub, an exciting renewable energy startup based in Berlin that I’ll write more about shortly, we’re launching the […]
Leonardo DiCaprio made a passionate speech at the Oscars calling for an end to the “politics of greed” and immediate action to address climate change.
Making the cost of fossil fuels pay for all the damage they cause is just common sense, something that seems to be in short supply in America these days.
A study from Carnegie Mellon University finds that charging an electric car overnight may be worse for the environment than charging at other times during the day.
The Koch Brothers are not happy that anyone but them should get government subsidies and they want to put a stop to it – just as long as it doesn’t endanger the billions in government subsidies that benefit them.