Laws against idling vehicle engines have been around for decades. However, enforcement has generally been lax or nonexistent. But now New York City and the District of Columbia are changing that by enlisting residents in the battle against vehicle emissions. NYC even has a generous bounty program where you can make thousands of dollars in your spare time.
Co2 emissions Stories January 14
Co2 emissions Stories November 26, 2019
The United Nations (UN) released its 10th annual Emissions Gap Report 2019 today. The report presents the latest data on the expected gap in 2030 for the Paris Agreement’s 1.5C and 2C temperature targets.
For the first time, it looks at how large annual cuts need to be from 2020 to 2030 in order to meet the Paris goals. And that includes the electrification of transport.
Co2 emissions Stories October 15, 2019
Transportation is the largest source of CO2 emissions, and the majority of that pollution comes from city and suburb driving. The New York Times created an interactive map that shows the amount of emissions from cars and trucks have risen since 1990. Florida’s auto-emissions rates in its metropolitan areas did not fare well, to put it mildly.
Co2 emissions Stories August 31, 2019
- Donald Trump skips the G7 climate change meeting in France.
- More repercussions — both good and bad — from the Amazon forest fires.
- Thousands of fires are also burning in central Africa, but it’s not quite the same as the Amazon.
- Climate activists will fly drones at London Heathrow to pressure the UK government to reduce emissions.
- The Great Barrier Reef is rated as being in a ‘very poor’ state in a new report.
- And more…
Co2 emissions Stories July 15, 2019
After an increase in 2018, energy-related CO2 emissions in the US are expected to decrease this year, and a drop in coal consumption is far and away the biggest reason for the change.
Co2 emissions Stories May 8, 2019
The European Union’s statistical office estimates CO2 emissions in EU countries “significantly decreased” in 2018 compared to 2017.
Co2 emissions Stories May 2, 2019
The UK’s Committee on Climate Change has released its anticipated report, and it’s recommending a new goal — net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Co2 emissions Stories April 12, 2019
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler believes a huge surge in electric vehicle purchases was “the only way” for automakers to comply with fuel economy standards set by the Obama administration, according to a recent interview.
Co2 emissions Stories April 8, 2019
Royal Dutch Shell is continuing its recent climate-forward push as the company announced plans to invest in natural climate solutions and reforestation programs, along with a group of new renewable energy-powered EV chargers in the Netherlands.
Co2 emissions Stories April 3, 2019
A new campaign looks to draw attention to an overlooked approach for mitigating climate change and removing large amounts of carbon from the air — the restoration of natural ecosystems.