emissions

Transport Companies to Scott Pruitt: Hands Off Clean Diesel

A group of transportation companies and trade associations want to give EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a piece of their mind.

London’s Electric Black Cabs Get Arctic Cold

London's iconic fleet of black taxicabs is going electric. And in order to ensure they won't stutter in the cold, the company is…

The Vegan ‘Bloody Burger’ May Soon Roll Out Nationwide

Last week, Impossible Foods and its vegan 'bloody burger' debuted at Bareburger's flagship New York City location. It will soon appear at all…

How Energy-Efficiency Programs Benefit All 50 States

The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to…

Air-Ink Turns Air Pollution Into Pens

Anirudh Sharma and Nikhil Kaushik co-founded Graviky Labs, the maker of Air-Ink pens that so far have scrubbed at least 1.6 trillion liters…

Fiat-Chrysler Accused of Emissions Cheating Days After VW Exec Arrested

The EPA accused Fiat-Chrysler of cheating on emissions testing days after the FBI arrested a former Volkswagen executive for the same crime.

Scientists Accidentally Discover a Way to Convert CO2 Into Ethanol

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee say they stumbled into a chemical process that could reshape…

EPA On Board to Develop Emission Rules for Aircraft

This announcement now clears the way for the EPA to develop rules to regulate aircraft emissions, much as the agency has done for…

Elon Musk’s Libertarian Case for a Carbon Tax

A recent Q&A session with Tesla's Elon Musk at first focused on tax breaks, then morphed into a libertarian case for a carbon…

Transportation Sector Now the Largest Contributor to U.S. Emissions

As the most recent monthly report from the U.S. EIA reveals, transportation-related emissions surpassed those from the power sector during the first two…

Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund to Sue Volkswagen Over Emissions Scandal

Eight months after the Volkswagen emissions scandal rocked Germany’s iconic automaker, the repercussions still refuse to go away. Now, Norway's sovereign wealth fund…

Breaking the Connection Between Emissions and Economic Growth

As more countries shift to sustainability, economic growth is beginning to decouple from carbon emissions for the first time in history. In fact,…

Engine Emissions and the Auto Industry

Environmental and health concerns drive the need for emissions standards and controls. Despite advancements in solutions for cleaner energy, manufacturers of engines –…

Off-the-Shelf Technology Can Halt Climate Change Now

As we approach the climate talks in Paris this December, we want to make sure delegates understand technology is not the problem. A…

How to Make Scope-3 Carbon Accounting Less Scary

Truth be told, conducting a full inventory of Scope 3 (also referred to as value-chain emissions) is a significant task. But it's not…