Do generators or cars create more emissions?

By |2019-11-11T11:20:27-08:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: #climatechange, California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA)|Tags: |

SACRAMENTO – Utilities are increasingly turning to Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) to avoid starting wildfires during windy conditions. But before turning to diesel or gasoline generators to keep the lights on, California Air Resources Board (CARB) thinks Californians should be aware that cleaner options are available. The California Air Resources Board now has an [...]

GM drops employee health care, EPA to revoke CARB waiver

By |2019-09-27T13:24:04-07:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Auto industry news, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), GM|Tags: , , |

UAW on strike, GM cancels health insurance EPA set to revoke California Air Resources Board waiver Thirteen other states follow CARB emission’s regulations GM to employees on strike: Take two aspirin and call the UAW It’s been a rough week for General Motors employees. The UAW employees went out on strike, and GM canceled the [...]

California has fewer emissions, higher GDP, more people

By |2019-09-18T14:43:39-07:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: California Air Resources Board (CARB), Emissions, Environment|Tags: , |

Oh no, another reason to hate California! Manufacturing of electricity in California is changing, and it is showing up as fewer emissions and more in-state energy produced and used in California. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) came out with the executive summary of emissions from 2000 to 2017. For the first time since California [...]

Sales of electric cars draining CVRP bank in California

By |2019-03-27T11:16:37-07:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Audi, Auto industry news, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, Cadillac, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, Chrysler, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), Ford, Fuel cells, GM, Green cars, Honda, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Hybrids, Kia, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Plugin-electric vehicles, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) reports that funding is needed for the five million electric vehicles projected to come online. While that might be a good problem to have, it needs to be addressed. What are the options for balancing the rebate program? Could California offer to pay a dollar rebate or access to [...]

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