What’s The Buzz?
Most drivers know how much it costs to fill the tank with gasoline. It’s hard to miss the glowing numbers at the corner station. But how much does it cost to recharge an electric car?
To put it as simply as possible: California’s experience shows that decarbonizing the electricity sector is both possible and profitable, but to reach its ambitious carbon targets, the state will now have to decarbonize transportation — which brings a whole new and daunting set of difficulties.
Reducing emissions in transportation is critical to avoiding the effects of extreme climate change, and the CAFE and GHG emissions standards are an important mechanism to do so.
With Trump’s reductions, some of that land will now be open, again, to mineral and oil-and-gas extraction—but both sides agree that we’re unlikely to see drilling rigs inside monument boundaries anytime soon.
The chances of Tesla achieving the linespeed necessary to reach a 5,000/week cadence on the Model 3 by year-end are near zero.
The White House meeting could set the stage for negotiations over possible legislation to overhaul the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard – a 2005 law that requires refiners to blend increasing amounts of biofuels like ethanol into the nation’s gasoline each year.
Turns out, America’s decade-long shale boom might just end up being a little too good to be true.
When Jerry Griffin of Russian Hill shopped for a new car last year, he wanted one that ran on electricity, not gasoline. But without a garage, it seemed impossible.
An unnatural number of earthquakes hit Texas in the past decade, and the region’s seismic activity is increasing. In 2008, two earthquakes stronger than magnitude 3 struck the state. Eight years later, 12 did.
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement on Tuesday granted a permit for Italian oil giant Eni SpA to drill an exploratory well in the Beaufort Sea as a way to test production conditions there.