Transportation

Lukashenko Warns Europe: Sanction Us Again And We Could Cut Gas Supply

"Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko opened another potential front against Europe on Thursday, threatening to choke off gas supplies amid a deepening crisis that has brought migrants surging to E.U. borders and Western leaders planning to retaliate with more sanctions."

Source: Washington Post, 11/12/2021

Biden’s Proposed Auto Emissions Crackdown Will Be Strengthened: Regan

"The Biden administration will strengthen its proposed limits on auto and truck emissions, U.S. environmental chief Michael Regan said Wednesday, addressing complaints that the plan announced last summer is too weak."

Source: Bloomberg, 11/11/2021

"6 Automakers and 30 Countries Say They’ll Phase Out Gasoline Car Sales"

"At least six major automakers — including Ford, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors and Volvo — and 30 national governments pledged on Wednesday to work toward phasing out sales of new gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles by 2040 worldwide, and by 2035 in “leading markets.”"

Source: NYTimes, 11/11/2021

Infrastructure Bill Makes 1st Major US Investment in Climate Resilience

"The $1 trillion infrastructure bill now headed to President Biden’s desk includes the largest amount of money ever spent by the United States to prepare the nation to withstand the devastating impacts of climate change."

Source: NYTimes, 11/08/2021

Denmark, U.S., 12 Other Nations Back Tougher Climate Goal For Shipping

"Denmark, the United States and 12 other countries on Monday backed a goal to reduce emissions by the global maritime sector to zero by 2050, a target to be fleshed out in negotiations at the United Nations shipping agency."

Source: Reuters, 11/02/2021

'Brown Recovery' Ends Hope Pandemic Stimulus Would Drive Climate Spending

"Governments in rich countries pledged last year to spend trillions of dollars to rescue their economies from the trough of the pandemic — and to channel that gusher of cash in ways that would aid the fight against climate change. The climate change strategy largely failed."

Source: Politico, 10/20/2021

"Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Roads Vulnerable To Flooding — Report"

"Nearly a quarter of the nation’s road miles are at risk of becoming impassable during a flood, according to a groundbreaking new study that documents the surprising vulnerability of key U.S. facilities such as roads, hospitals and power plants."

Source: E&E News, 10/13/2021

"Google Maps Rolls Out ‘Eco-Friendly’ Routes"

"If you’re a regular Google Maps user, you might be able to use the app to make less emissions-intensive choices in the future. Google announced on Wednesday that it is adding options to show drivers less carbon-intensive routes on the Maps app, along with a slew of other individual-focused tools like showing the carbon footprint of flights."

Source: Earther, 10/07/2021

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