electric vehicles

Largest Transit Bus Charging Station in U.S. Opens in Maryland

Largest Transit Bus Charging Station in U.S. Opens in Maryland

The largest transit bus charging station and microgrid in the country has just opened in Montgomery County, Maryland, home of the largest fleet of electric school buses in the U.S. The new charging station and microgrid, called the Brookville Smart Energy Bus Depot, will be especially beneficial as the county prepares to electrify all of […]

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    10 Events to Attend This Climate Week NYC

    10 Events to Attend This Climate Week NYC

    Starting Monday, Climate Week NYC is launching again for its first fully in-person program since the coronavirus pandemic disrupted lives across the world more than two years ago.  2022’s week, which runs from September 19 to 25 in conjunction with the UN General Assembly, will build on the momentum of last year with the same […]

    California Passes Massive Climate Legislation Package

    California Passes Massive Climate Legislation Package

    In the midst of wildfires, a late-summer heat wave and an ongoing drought, the state of California passed a rash of ambitious legislation this week to tackle the climate crisis.  Five of six climate-related bills championed by Governor Gavin Newsom passed the state legislature Wednesday, providing climate funding, limiting oil and gas wells and enshrining […]

    California Asks EV Owners to Limit Charging During Labor Day Weekend Heat Wave

    California Asks EV Owners to Limit Charging During Labor Day Weekend Heat Wave

    It’s going to be a scorcher in California over the long Labor Day weekend, with temperatures expected to be over 10°F above normal. Already this week, temperatures in Los Angeles soared above 100°F, with worse temperatures to come. In response, officials are asking Californians to reduce energy as much as possible to avoid blackouts, including […]

    California to Ban New Gas-Powered Car Sales by 2035

    California to Ban New Gas-Powered Car Sales by 2035

    California is expected to adopt a 13-year deadline for the end of the sale of new, internal combustion-powered vehicles. CARB, the California Air Resources Board, will vote today to require all new cars sold in the state to be powered by electricity or hydrogen by 2035, with an intermediary requirement of 35% of new cars […]

    Electric Vehicles Dramatically Outperform Gas on ‘Life Cycle Global Warming Emissions,’ Study Finds

    Electric Vehicles Dramatically Outperform Gas on ‘Life Cycle Global Warming Emissions,’ Study Finds

    Although you don’t need to pay for gasoline to fuel up an electric vehicle, driving one still comes with a carbon emissions price tag. However, according to a science advocacy nonprofit, the emissions associated with an electric vehicle throughout its lifetime —  meaning production to driving to disassembly and disposal —  are still dramatically lower […]

    Los Angeles Considers Ban on New Gas Stations

    Los Angeles Considers Ban on New Gas Stations

    Could Los Angeles become the largest city yet to ban the construction of new gas stations?  The idea might seem improbable. The City of Angels is infamous for its reliance on cars. Its public transit system is considered one of the worst in the world, according to Jalopnik, and the amount of cars on the […]