Auto Industry Gets Fuel Economy Bailout, While Oil Industry Goes After Electric Cars

Auto Industry Gets Fuel Economy Bailout, While Oil Industry Goes After Electric Cars

Everyone benefits from vehicles that use less gas, the single biggest energy efficiency policy of the Obama administration. But automakers convinced Trump to ease up and the oil industry is doing its best to make sure electric cars don’t take off.

 



Policy & Trends

Auto Industry Gets Fuel Economy Bailout, While Oil Industry Goes After Electric Cars

Auto Industry Gets Fuel Economy Bailout, While Oil Industry Goes After Electric Cars

Everyone benefits from vehicles that use less gas, the single biggest energy efficiency policy of

War on Regulations Takes Off

War on Regulations Takes Off

The Senate is about to vote on 3 bills to carry out the “war on

Trump Prepares to Cook the Books & Regulations That Protect Us

Trump Prepares to Cook the Books & Regulations That Protect Us

Trump will calculate economic forecasts and trade deficits “his way,” while installing supervisors to get


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Climate Change

EPA To Be Decimated, As US Sets 2805 Record High Temperatures

EPA To Be Decimated, As US Sets 2805 Record High Temperatures

As we prepare ourselves for decimation of the EPA, the Vatican is holding a workshop,

US Emissions Down to 1994 Levels

US Emissions Down to 1994 Levels

US emissions are down and the biggest coal plant in the West will close. Hopefully,

Fight Is On, Scientists vs. Trump

Fight Is On, Scientists vs. Trump

As Trump’s fossil heavy team “scrutinizes data published by EPA scientists,” scientists are fighting back


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Renewable Energy & Efficiency

Apple Opens Solar Spaceship Headquarters in April, Amazon Also Expands Renewables

Apple Opens Solar Spaceship Headquarters in April, Amazon Also Expands Renewables

When employees start moving into Apple Park in April, they will be treated to one

Governors Urge Trump To Show Some Love for Renewable Energy

Governors Urge Trump To Show Some Love for Renewable Energy

Solar and wind are now considered crucial for many state’s economies as job engines, sources

US Solar Grows 95% in 2016, In Best Year Ever

US Solar Grows 95% in 2016, In Best Year Ever

We knew 2016 would be a very strong year for US solar, but we


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Green Building

Green Buildings Propel 2 Million Jobs

Green Buildings Propel 2 Million Jobs

Green building is a well-established trend and a potent job creator, but Trump’s Chicago skyscraper

Green Buildings In Developing Countries, Significant for Climate Change

Green Buildings In Developing Countries, Significant for Climate Change

Advanced building codes in developing countries can be implemented quickly, preventing decades of much higher

Successful Better Buildings Challenge Expands to 4.2 Billion Square Feet

Successful Better Buildings Challenge Expands to 4.2 Billion Square Feet

Launched in 2011 by President Obama, 34,000 buildings are now partners in making buildings 20%


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Organic Food & Agriculture

Beyond Lead, Water Contamination Widespread in the US

Beyond Lead, Water Contamination Widespread in the US

Any river or stream that winds through farm country suffers pollution to the point of

Senate Votes Down GMO DARK Act! What a Surprise

Senate Votes Down GMO DARK Act! What a Surprise

The votes just weren’t there to pass this egregious bill.

How Can 9 Billion People Get Protein Without Destroying the Environment?

How Can 9 Billion People Get Protein Without Destroying the Environment?

NGOs and corporations have come together under The Protein Challenge 2040.


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New Green Technologies

Carbon XPRIZE Challenges Researchers to Reimagine Carbon

Carbon XPRIZE Challenges Researchers to Reimagine Carbon

The $20 million prize will accelerate research that converts carbon emissions into products, from raw

Greenwave Wins 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Greenwave Wins 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

GreenWave is developing the world’s first ecologically sustainable ocean farms.

Check Out General Electric's New Energy Business

Check Out General Electric's New Energy Business

Current rolls up GE’s LED lighting, renewable energy generation, and energy storage businesses into one


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Corporate Sustainability

Apple Opens Solar Spaceship Headquarters in April, Amazon Also Expands Renewables

Apple Opens Solar Spaceship Headquarters in April, Amazon Also Expands Renewables

When employees start moving into Apple Park in April, they will be treated to one

Corporations Challenge Utilities to Ramp Up Renewable Energy

Corporations Challenge Utilities to Ramp Up Renewable Energy

The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance wants utilities to add 60 GW by 2025.

SUNY Buffalo Leads Universities on Using Renewable Energy

SUNY Buffalo Leads Universities on Using Renewable Energy

And other highlights from our most sustainable colleges and universities.


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Transportation

Auto Industry Gets Fuel Economy Bailout, While Oil Industry Goes After Electric Cars

Auto Industry Gets Fuel Economy Bailout, While Oil Industry Goes After Electric Cars

Everyone benefits from vehicles that use less gas, the single biggest energy efficiency policy of

2016 Has Been A Great Year for Electric Cars

2016 Has Been A Great Year for Electric Cars

By the end of this year 2.1 million plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) will be on

Tesla Raises $1.7 Billion For Model 3

Tesla Raises $1.7 Billion For Model 3

After receiving 375,000 pre-orders, got to ramp up production!


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Fossil Fuels

8 Oil Companies Rival United States on Carbon Emissions

8 Oil Companies Rival United States on Carbon Emissions

Eight of the world’s biggest oil companies emit as much carbon dioxide as the entire

US Emissions Down to 1994 Levels

US Emissions Down to 1994 Levels

US emissions are down and the biggest coal plant in the West will close. Hopefully,

Majority of Americans Want Renewable Energy, Not Fossils

Majority of Americans Want Renewable Energy, Not Fossils

As Trump prepares to unleash a new era of fossil fuels, polls show 65% of


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Natural Resources & Wildlife

World Comes Together To Protect Antarctic Wildlife

World Comes Together To Protect Antarctic Wildlife

In a wonderful surprise after years of haggling, 24 countries and the EU created the

Great News!! President Obama Keeps Maine WILD

Great News!! President Obama Keeps Maine WILD

Obama created the Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument today.

Norway Pledges to Buy Only Zero Deforestation Products

Norway Pledges to Buy Only Zero Deforestation Products

Norway’s government is the first to make this pledge, and while many corporations have, they


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