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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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Apple aims to produce autonomous, electric vehicle by 2024

Reuters reported earlier this week that: Apple Inc is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own breakthrough battery technology. The story is continuing evidence that electric vehicles … Continue reading

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California to Phase Out Combustion Vehicle Sales by 2035

The Washington Post reports:  California, the world’s fifth-largest economy and the state that created U.S. car culture, will stop selling gasoline-powered automobiles within 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced Wednesday. The articled adds: Transportation currently accounts for the largest … Continue reading

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NH Plan to Install EV Charging Stations on Hold

This from the Concord Monitor: Electric vehicle fans anticipating fast-charging stations along New Hampshire highways will have to wait some more. Plans to use $4.6 million from the VW “dieselgate” settlement to install DC fast chargers along 6 major routes … Continue reading

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