Welcome to Commerce, Ga., the Battery Belt.
The climate bill will make cleaner energy cheaper for everyone.
Carmakers may need several years to revamp their supply chains to meet new rules, but the legislation is still seen as a win for electric vehicles.
The Senate’s proposal aims to accelerate electric car sales and promote domestic battery manufacturing at China’s expense.
The $369 billion climate and tax bill would affect every aspect of U.S. energy production, with incentives for producers and consumers to move away from fossil fuels.
President Biden’s best course is to take the same regulatory path Barack Obama was forced to follow.
A Supreme Court ruling, combined with an energy crunch and intraparty politics, makes it nearly impossible for President Biden to achieve his climate goals.
A Supreme Court environmental case being decided this month is the product of a coordinated, multiyear strategy by Republican attorneys general and conservative allies.
If adopted, the new measures would make a dent in the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and set the bar for the broader auto industry.
The city has begun converting its fleet and deploying curbside chargers in an effort to meet electrification goals.
A major new scientific report offers a road map for how countries can limit global warming, but warns that the margin for error is vanishingly small.
Rising costs at the pump, war in Ukraine, an emboldened fossil fuel industry and stalled legislation have imperiled President Biden’s climate agenda.
A wind turbine factory in Denmark and a coal mine in Poland illustrate the painful policy choices after Russia’s aggression in Ukraine added urgency to the transition to greener energy.
A plan to purchase up to 165,000 gasoline-powered mail trucks instead of electric models has angered Democrats and the Biden administration.
Rising oil prices and increased demand for expanded production come at a time when scientists say nations must sharply cut the use of fossil fuels.
The state is expected to write strict auto pollution standards designed to significantly speed the transition to electric vehicles and influence new federal rules.
For the first time since 2001, the government is setting more stringent limits on pollution from trucks, vans, and buses that harms human health.
The Biden administration is restoring the state’s power to set its own limits on tailpipe pollution and is largely adopting the state’s rules regarding heavy trucks.
Highway expansions tend to bring more greenhouse gas emissions. A few states are trying to change that dynamic, but it won’t be easy.
Booming in a depressed market, battery-powered vehicles are a plus for the climate but pose a big threat to carmakers and parts suppliers that are slow to change.
The target does not account for the climate impact of its customers and suppliers, leaving the company lagging the commitments of some of its rivals.
To meet his climate goals, the president must clean up these carbon-spewing vehicles.
Mounting challenges will make the coming months critical for the president’s environmental agenda, analysts say.
Under the new plan, designed to reduce planet-warming tailpipe emissions, new vehicles would be required to average 55 miles per gallon starting in 2026.
Small, experimental hydrogen-powered planes are paving the way for net-zero carbon aviation by 2050. But the route is rocky.
An Indiana city has the most roundabouts in the country. They’ve saved lives and reduced injuries from crashes — and lowered carbon emissions.
Schools and factories close. India’s Supreme Court blasts the government’s do-nothing response. But Delhi residents continue to suffer from the bad air.
Ford, G.M. and Mercedes agreed to work toward selling only zero-emissions vehicles by 2040. But Toyota, Volkswagen and Nissan-Renault did not join the pledge.
Ford, G.M. and Mercedes agreed to work toward selling only zero-emissions vehicles by 2040. But Toyota, Volkswagen and Nissan-Renault did join the pledge.
President Biden acknowledged “it seems like an irony” that he is asking energy-rich nations to boost oil production as he implores the world to tackle climate change.
Nearly everything about how Americans “care” for their lawns is deadly, but these machines exist in a category of environmental hell all their own.
At the upcoming climate summit in Scotland, the goal is to avoid catastrophe.
Urban transportation is central to the effort to slow climate change. It can’t be done by just switching to electric cars. Several cities are starting to electrify mass transit.
A compelling commercial to sell electric trucks leaves out planetary responsibility. Is this really good news?
Some biofuels may contribute to greenhouse gas emissions in ways that can significantly reduce, and sometimes offset, their advantages over fossil fuels, studies have shown.
Vehicle makers shy away from traditional materials that are hard to recycle, like leather and plastics, and look to repurpose alternatives that still convey quality.
A push to increase sales of electric vehicles favors companies that already have all-electric cars on the market and could penalize those that don’t.
The proposal would impose tariffs on some imports from countries with looser environmental rules. It would also mean the end of sales in the European Union of new gas- and diesel-powered cars in just 14 years.
The travel industry wants to return to normal, but normal is not sustainable.
Cargo vessels belch almost as much carbon into the air each year as the entire continent of South America. Modern sails could have a surprising impact.
To slow global warming, we need to electrify vast parts of our economy and power it with clean energy.
The airline industry might not be able to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for decades because most solutions are not yet viable.
If it sells well, an electric version of the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. could help accelerate the move to electric vehicles.
The transition to an electric-car future will be an uphill battle, with the president and Republicans in Congress at odds over his $4 trillion economic agenda.
A recent court decision against a maker of aftermarket parts, coupled with the new possibility of criminal charges, has jolted an industry.
A plan aimed at the nation’s largest cluster of warehouses is designed to spur electrification of pollution-spewing diesel trucks and could set a template for restrictions elsewhere.
Buying an electric car can be exciting and bewildering. Consider what kind of car you want and need and where you will charge.
Researchers uncovered stark disparities between white people and minorities across thousands of categories of pollution, including trucks, industry, agriculture and even restaurants.
Gina McCarthy, Barack Obama’s E.P.A. chief, could only watch as the Trump administration dismantled her climate work. Now, she’s back with another chance to build a lasting legacy.
The new president has promised to take the lead on climate. His plan does not disappoint.