Will Indonesia’s ambitious plan to subsidize EVs and hybrids benefit everyone?
In December 2022, Indonesia’s Minister of Industry, Agus Gumiwang, announced the government’s plan to provide purchase subsidies for electric cars, hybrid cars, and electric motorbikes, and to subsidize the cost of converting combustion-engine motorbikes to electric. What does this mean for consumers?
Would a frequent flying tax be progressive?
In September 2022, we published a proposal for using a global frequent flying levy (FFL) to cover the estimated abatement cost of commercial aviation. Now we investigate whether this solution is progressive or regressive.
Request for Proposals: Understanding the business case for charging infrastructure
This request for proposals (RFP) seeks an experienced consulting group, individual, or consortium with demonstrated expertise in electric vehicle charging to collaborate with and conduct original research for the International Zero-Emission Vehicle Alliance.
IRA will accelerate the electrification of all on-road vehicles but falls short of NDCs
January 31 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, the International Council on Clean Transportation, in partnership with Energy Innovation Policy & Technology LLC, released an analysis showing that the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 will significantly accelerate the electrification of all on-road vehicles in the United States, but still misses the U.S. nationally determined contribution (NDC) […]
ICCT’s response to the Environmental Protection Agency IRA Request for Information
International Council on Clean Transportation’s response to the Environmental Protection Agency IRA Request for Information: Inflation Reduction Act Provisions for Office of Air and Radiation Implementation Docket 2: Transportation Programs [60101, 60102]
Final EPA rule will reduce air pollution, but more action is needed to drive zero-emission trucks and buses
20 December 2022 (Washington, D.C.)—Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Transportation and Air Quality issued a final rule to limit emissions of nitrogen oxides and greenhouse gases (GHG) from new heavy-duty engines and vehicles…
How IMO can maximize the climate benefits of its EEDI carbon intensity standards
This webinar presented new ICCT research showing why IMO should change how it regulates new ships under its Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) in its fourth phase. Ahead of MEPC 79, Dr. Comer showed that adding GHGs and black carbon to the EEDI based on their 20-year global warming potentials (CO2e20) would encourage the use […]
Measuring vehicle emissions in Jakarta
The TRUE Initiative, in partnership with Institut Teknologi Bandung and Badan Pengatur Jalan Tol, assessed real-world vehicle emissions in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Biden wants all new commercial trucks to go electric by 2040
By signing the Global MOU and committing to 100% ZEV truck sales in 204 the Biden Administration sends an important signal at a key moment. It will shape EPA’s ambition for the Phase III GHG standard, and changes the game globally as well.
ICCT comments OSTP’s Ocean Climate Action Plan (OCAP)
ICCT comments OSTP’s Ocean … by The International Council o…