Sergio Marchionne says electric cars will make carbon emissions worse, not better. What is this man smoking?
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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.
Donald Trump is set to give a major speech to the automotive industry in Michigan today. He is expected to announce that the midterm review of CAFE standards will be extended one year.
California governor Jerry Brown will aggressively oppose the Trump administration on climate change. Who will win?
Maura Healey, attorney general of Massachusetts and ExxonMobil are locked in a fierce legal battle. Healey says ExxonMobil knew of the connection between climate change and foosil fuels 40 years ago but lied to cover up its knowledge.
New technology from India is proving successful at removing carbon dioxide emissions from flue gasses and turning it into soda ash, which has many commercial applications.
The mayors of four major world cities have announced plans to ban diesel powered vehicles from the streets of their cities by the year 2025.
A Morgan Stanley report predicts electric cars may be as much as 15% of the global new car market by 2025. But that will mean reduced profits for car companies.
What will happen to electric car sales in America when Donald Trump takes office? They will continue to languish as federal incentives are cut, CAFE regulations are reduced, and carbon emission goals are allowed to go unenforced.
Climate activist James Hansen and 11 other scientists have written a report that claims pollution levels in the atmosphere are rising faster than expected and urgent action is needed to avoid disastrous effects from climate change.
Are we getting near “peak car?” Some people think so. And they see many benefits to ending our addiction to the private automobile.
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.
A report from Europe says the last fossil fuel cars must be sold by 2035 in order to keep global warming below 2 degrees C. That’s less than 20 years from now. Can it be done?
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.
Ryan Popple, CEO of Proterra, the electric bus company, sat down with Important Media head Scott Cooney to talk about the future of transportation and how to run a successful company that focuses on sustainability.
Dona;ld Trump promises to build pipelines, re-open coal mines and “drill, baby, drill.” Such policies are an “existential threat to the nation,” say climate scientist.
There is a common perception in the financial community that companies who focus on being socially responsible are should be commended for their activism but avoided by investors. Carbon Clean 200 wants to dispel that notion. In fact, by its analysis, companies that rank high on its list outperform those that don’t by a factor of […]
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.”
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 […]