With the notable abundance of alternative-fuel cars on this list, it sure seems like cost is still a high barrier keeping people from adopting electric and plug-in hybrid cars on a more widespread scale.
Archive for month: September, 2017
Senate Republicans set the stage for using the budget to end the 37-year ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke chartered a flight from Las Vegas to near his home in Montana this summer aboard a plane owned by oil-and-gas executives, internal documents show.
As he sought votes during last year’s Iowa caucuses, candidate Donald Trump courted farmers with praise for ethanol and promises that he would boost the home-grown fuel.
In an email to employees, the man in charge, James Dyson, confirmed that the company is working on an electric car, which had been rumored since the company’s mention by British infrastructure grant documents.
As governments decide what to do about air quality, studies connect an array of health problems to dirty air.
Even though it’s more expensive, carrying oil on rail lines rather than on pipelines has some advantages that could keep pipeline investments smaller in the future.
Mary D. Nichols, California’s electric-car-driving, hoodie-wearing, 72-year-old air quality regulator, is pressing ahead with a far-reaching agenda of environmental and climate actions.
Quite simply, oil prices are rising because demand is increasing.
More than half of Americans believe that climate change is responsible for the severity of recent hurricanes, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll published Thursday.