Morning in Delhi, the world’s most polluted megacity: the alarm erupts, the coffee boils, and I look out the window.
Archive for month: January, 2018
Zero-emission vehicles could become “as ubiquitous as smartphones” in California by 2040, according to the author of a report out today that analyzes the state’s progress toward Gov. Jerry Brown’s goals to transform the state’s automobile stock.
Air pollution in London has reached the legal limit for the whole of 2018 less than a month into the year, prompting calls for the government to “get a grip and show they’re serious about protecting health”.
Donald Trump tweeted something true recently. Responding to the protests in Iran, the US president stated that “The people are finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered.”
Tesla’s problems with battery production at the company’s Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, are worse than the company has acknowledged and could cause further delays and quality issues for the new Model 3, according to a number of current and former Tesla employees.
The immediate effects of air pollution are hard to ignore. Watery eyes, coughing and difficulty breathing are acute and common reactions.
Drug gangs pressure refinery workers to tap the lifeblood of Mexico’s oil industry. One former worker fled the country. One former gang member helps authorities understand the racket.
With the threat of a rollback looming, two new reports from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) show that federal fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards for vehicles are working.
On Monday, a Tesla Model S slammed into the back of a stopped firetruck on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles County.
Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 were the second warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to an analysis by NASA.