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The Science of Car Sharing: Can Shared Vehicle Services Reduce Transportation Emissions?

, lead policy analyst, Clean Vehicles

I’m a fan of car sharing services. But to what extent do they increase, or decrease, global warming pollution? Read more >

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Hitting US Climate Targets: Will Electric Trucks Deliver the Goods?

Lewis Fulton and Marshall Miller, , UCS

It was exciting to be part of the discussion in Paris this past December when countries came together to make a renewed commitment to limit climate warming to two degrees or less, with each country committing to what it felt it can deliver. The United States, for its part, has committed to cutting CO2 by 26-28% by 2030 (compared to 2005 levels).

This should be achievable, but there’s one sector in the U.S. that is increasing its CO2 emissions at a rapid pace—trucking. Read more >

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The Tesla Model 3: What It Means for the Electric Car Industry

, lead policy analyst, Clean Vehicles

There have been lines for the Model 3 across the U.S. and around the world. I think even Tesla CEO Elon Musk was surprised at this initial level of enthusiasm. Read more >

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The Koch Political Machine Targets Electric Vehicle Policies. Here’s Why That’s Wrong

, lead policy analyst, Clean Vehicles

The HuffPo recently alleged that everyone’s favorite multibillionaires, Charles and David Koch, are planning to spend $10 million per year to assault government incentives for electric vehicles. Why all the fuss? It could be because some of Koch Industries’ $115 billion annual revenue is derived from oil refineries and pipelines. Or, it could be because the Koch’s believe that the government “should not pick winners or losers.” Read more >

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Interested in the 2017 Chevy Bolt? Here are its Global Warming Emissions…

, lead policy analyst, Clean Vehicles

Regardless of where you live, the Chevy Bolt’s carbon footprint will compare extremely well with the average gasoline-powered vehicle. Read more >

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