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Multi-agency Built Environment Efficiency Working Group Supports Climate Actions

The Oregon Department of Energy is convening a multi-agency working group to tackle directives that will help Oregon fight climate change.

In November 2017, Governor Kate Brown signed… 425 more words

Energy In Oregon

Efficiency Needs to Pay the Bills

by Matt Mann, Research Program Coordinator

Infrastructure maintenance continues to be costly and finding equitable solutions to pay for it will be challenging.  Historically, infrastructure repairs fell on the revenue made from the gas tax.  319 more words


BMW "zero emissions" ad banned in UK

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against BMW (UK) and a Facebook advertisement which claimed the company’s i3 car “really is a clean car and helps to give back to the environment”. 219 more words


Oxford is set to become the world's first zero emissions zone

Plans set out by Oxford city council and Oxfordshire county council show it will phase out petrol and diesel cars in six streets in the city centre from 2020. 203 more words

What is the value of an electric car to the environment at present: zero emissions or reduction in use of fossil energy?

Electric cars are often portrayed in the media as clean, zero emissions vehicles that tap on the latest innovations in renewable energy technologies. However, are they truly zero emissions vehicles and what is their most important contributions to environmental protection? 334 more words

Climate Change

Avoiding dangerous to catastrophic climate change

I haven’t really had much to say, hence the lack of posts. I still don’t, but I thought I would quickly highlight a recent paper by Xu and Ramanathan called… 381 more words

Climate Change

Germany to Put First Zero-Emissions Train Into Service This December

❝ Trains, buses and trucks are all vital to the modern world, but the vast majority of them use huge amounts of fuel and create tons of air pollution.

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