electric vehicles

India to Add Hundreds of EV Charging Stations Along National Highways

India to Add Hundreds of EV Charging Stations Along National Highways

If you’re driving a traditional car, on a common road, a gas station is typically never too far away. As more and more EV’s hit the road, however, it only makes sense that charging stations become just as easy to find. In India, this idea is becoming a reality with a network of nearly 700 […]

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    Senate Passes $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill, Progressives Push for Bold Climate Action

    Senate Passes $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill, Progressives Push for Bold Climate Action

    The Senate passed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill on Tuesday, and a $3.5 trillion budget resolution early Wednesday morning that, combined, could represent the last major opportunity for Democrats to enact President Joe Biden’s promised action on climate change. The bipartisan infrastructure package contains just $550 million in new spending and primarily focuses on […]

    ‘The Future of the Auto Industry Is Electric — and Made in America’: Biden Wants Half of New Cars to Be Electric by 2030

    ‘The Future of the Auto Industry Is Electric — and Made in America’: Biden Wants Half of New Cars to Be Electric by 2030

    The Biden administration is set to announce strengthened emissions and fuel efficiency standards and call for half of new car sales in 2030 to be either EVs or plug-in hybrids. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy rulemakings on emissions and fuel efficiency represent the Biden administration’s biggest regulatory action so far to […]

    Deep-Sea Mining Not Necessary for Renewable Energy Transition, Experts Argue

    Deep-Sea Mining Not Necessary for Renewable Energy Transition, Experts Argue

    Do we really need to put ocean ecosystems at risk in order to transition to a renewable-energy economy? Proponents of deep-sea mining claim that the as-yet-untested practice is the best means of supplying minerals like cobalt, lithium, nickel, copper, vanadium and indium used in electric vehicles, storage batteries and other green technologies. But a new […]

    Why Elon Musk Won’t Save Us

    Why Elon Musk Won’t Save Us

    The technologies of Elon Musk’s empire are creeping across the Earth. They’re shooting up into lower orbit and speeding through American highway systems. Through these cars, rockets, and by connecting his corporate work to environmentalism, Musk has molded his image as a modern-day Iron Man, seeking to save the world from itself by innovating boldly […]

    Meet the World’s First 16-Tonne Electric Truck

    Meet the World’s First 16-Tonne Electric Truck

    By Douglas Broom There were 10 million electric cars on the world’s roads at the end of 2020 as registrations soared by 41% in just one year. But when it comes to hauling heavy loads, most of the world’s trucks still run on diesel. But that’s starting to change with the introduction in Germany of […]

    ​The Future of Flying? Airships Could Cut Carbon Emissions by 90%

    ​The Future of Flying? Airships Could Cut Carbon Emissions by 90%

    Love flying but feel guilty about the air pollution and carbon emissions that airplanes produce? Sometimes, simple solutions to big problems float right above our heads — literally. A UK blimp company has developed a new environmentally friendly airship for commercial flights. If it replaces airplanes on short, inter-city routes, the updated technology will reduce […]