The 2023 strategy contains big improvements, including a net-zero date around 2050 and interim emissions reduction targets for 2030 and 2040.
The government of Indonesia consistently signals that electric vehicles (EVs) are the nation’s transport future. The latest sign came on April 20, 2023, during a meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF). Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo joined 16 other leaders to announce global climate goals and national commitments under the provisions […]
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?
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.
Aligning the U.S. greenhouse gas standard for cars and light trucks with the Paris Climate Agreement
The next phase of the GHG standards present an opportunity to put the U.S. on a definitive decarbonization pathway
To reduce the impacts of global climate change and protect the Arctic and its peoples, the European Union should consider adding black carbon emissions from ships to its climate regulations.
Argues that in the effort to ramp up production of sustainable aviation fuels, mandating their use is smarter than subsidizing their production.
The breakdown of new registrations of battery electric cars reveals much about which groups benefit from incentive programs.
Money makes the world go electric: Why the U.S. government should invest in the electric vehicle industry
Argues that the U.S. would reap many economic benefits, in addition to global leadership in electric vehicles, if it were to invest smartly in the electric vehicle industry.
The federal EV tax credit is not yet an idea whose time has passed. Just the opposite. It’s a double-edged policy tool that will advance key environmental and economic aims while helping pretty ordinary Americans deal with rising gasoline prices and a rising cost of living. Now is the time to extend it, with prudent changes, as part of the reconciliation package.
If designed properly, feebates can be a revenue neutral way to help spur the transition to electric.
Critiques the Biden Administration’s approach to development of sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) and suggests an alternative path.