Tag Archives: electric vehicles

The Electrification of Everything

The Wall Street Journal gives an excellent overview of how most everything we use from the vehicles we drive to the homes and businesses we heat will be powered by electricity as the era of fossil fuels ends. A main … Continue reading

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National Report: All Renewable Transition Possible by 2050

Inside Climate News, summarizing the final report of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Electrification Futures Study, concludes that by 2050: a transition to mostly renewable energy is possible, but will require households and businesses to be flexible in how they consume … Continue reading

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Steps to Ensure Truly Green Electric Vehicles

The New York Times asks: How Green Are Electric Vehicles? Its short answer is: Very green. But plug-in cars still have environmental effects.  Here are some of the Times suggestions to ensure fully green EVs: “Electric grids still need to get … Continue reading

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Biden, Climate & New Hampshire Initiatives

Learn how the Biden administration’s clean energy, infrastructure and jobs initiatives affect New Hampshire and what can we do to help move the process forward. Watch the YouTube video here.  Please share with your friends interested in climate issues. The Sandwich … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Focus of Biden’s $4 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

The New York Times reports that “climate change has become the centerpiece” of President Biden’s $3 trillion to $4 trillion infrastructure rebuilding plan and no longer a side issue as in the past. Administration officials say they view averting catastrophic warming … Continue reading

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When Will Electric Vehicles Take Over?

The New York Times has an in-depth story trying to anticipate when electric vehicles will rule the roads. Volvo and GM have goals of 2030 and 2035 respectively to end combustion engine production and others companies are sure to follow … Continue reading

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Volvo Exec: No Future for Combustion Engines

The AP reports: Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030….Henrik Green, Volvo’s chief technology officer,  adds, “There is no long-term future for cars with an internal combustion engine.” GM made a similar announcement earlier this year, with its all electric … Continue reading

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GM to End Petroleum Vehicle Production by 2035

The New York Times reports: General Motors said Thursday that it would phase out petroleum-powered cars and trucks and sell only vehicles that have zero tailpipe emissions by 2035, a seismic shift by one of the world’s largest automakers that … Continue reading

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Biden: Replace US Government Fleet with EVs

News outlets like Reuters are reporting that: President Joe Biden on Monday vowed to replace the U.S. government’s fleet of roughly 650,000 vehicles with electric models as the new administration shifts its focus toward clean-energy. CleanTechnica reports on some of … Continue reading

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EV Global Sales Rose 43% in 2020; Tipping Point Near

The Guardian reports: Electric vehicles are close to the “tipping point” of rapid mass adoption thanks to the plummeting cost of batteries, experts say. Global sales rose 43% in 2020, but even faster growth is anticipated when continuing falls in … Continue reading

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