To put the United States on track to reach 50% electric vehicle sales in 2030, cut the greenhouse gas target in half
Making the next round of standards at anything less stringent would mean leaving climate benefits on the table
A 2022 update on electric car sales: China taking the lead, the U.S. catching up, and Europe falling behind
Standards and supporting policies can have a big impact on the electric vehicle market
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.
Cold air heating Earth: Honeywell and Chemours patents are hindering India’s transition to climate-friendly refrigerants
The recent COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver can set a precedent for strategies to tackle climate change, and setting aside patents on R1234yf refrigerant in India is one way for companies to match their sustainability goals with real action.
Will newly introduced language in a European Council agreement weaken the 2035 phase-out and keep combustion engines alive?
The prevalence of plug-in hybrids in the electric vehicle stock has an important impact on GHG emission trends over time.
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.
With everything else going on, you might have missed that the G7 ministers of climate, energy, and environment met in late May in Berlin and issued what is arguably the group’s strongest statement to date. The 39-page communiqué didn’t shy away from difficult questions. The ministers took strong stances on a range of topics bearing […]
EV sales in Europe hit a whopping 20% in the first quarter of 2022. If it maintains this pace of market transition, it would exceed a 90% EV passenger car sales share in 2030 and achieve 100% electrification by 2032.
Purchase premiums for plug-in hybrids in Germany: Within the EU’s CO2 standards, the subsidy does more harm than good for the climate
The promotion of plug-in hybrids makes it easier for manufacturers to meet CO2 standards without reducing emissions.