Biden redirects course on emissions standards

The new president's order directs the Department of Transportation and the EPA to reconsider the Trump administration's 2019 decision to revoke California's authority to restrict tailpipe emissions and review fuel-efficiency standards by July......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJan 24th, 2021

The Biden Administration Weighs the Social Cost of Carbon

A new White House policy tries to put a dollar value on the future harm of greenhouse gas emissions......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

White House could shake up auto finance

A stack of concerns awaits the vehicle finance sector as the Biden administration and new Congress settle in and consider changes in regulatory and enforcement priorities......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

How the Biden administration is approaching crypto regulations

Given the chaos created by the Trump administration, bitcoin fans are anxiously optimistic about how regulators will approach the cryptocurrency space during President Joe Biden’s administration.    Leigh Cuen Contr.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

The US Has a Covid "Scariants" Problem. Here"s How to Fix It

Researchers are racing to understand new versions of the coronavirus. But without scientific standards, too many mutants are getting the monster treatment......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

How to build support for ambitious climate action in 4 steps

Canada and the United States are suddenly steeped in policy proposals to aggressively cut carbon emissions. In the face of a climate emergency and on the heels of numerous climate disasters, this is welcome news indeed......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

A Leading Critic of Big Tech Joins the White House

President Biden on Friday named Tim Wu, a Columbia University law professor, to the National Economic Council on Friday as a special assistant to the president for technology and competition policy, putting one of the most outspoken critics of Big Te.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Wall Street plowed billions into EV stocks before slump

Investors have been jumping into EV stocks following the election of President Joe Biden, who they expect will unleash a slew of clean-energy policies......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Biden lauds NASA team for giving US "dose of confidence"

President Joe Biden on Thursday congratulated the NASA team responsible for last month's successful landing of an six-wheeled rover on Mars and for giving the country a "dose of confidence" at a moment when the nation's reputation as a scientific lea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

100Mbps uploads and downloads should be US broadband standard, senators say

Pandemic showed that "upload speeds far greater than 3Mbps are critical." Enlarge / Illustration of fiber-optic cables. (credit: Getty Images | Tetra Images) Four US senators today called on the Biden administration to establish a "21st centur.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Want to cut emissions that cause climate change? Tax carbon

Putting a price on producing carbon is the cheapest, most efficient policy change legislators can make to reduce emissions that cause climate change, new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

How governments and companies should listen to the people on climate change

People are more engaged in reducing carbon emissions than previously thought—and governments, scientists and companies should listen to them—according to new research from the University of East Anglia and the UK Energy Research Centre......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Porsche’s second electric model is a sports car in hiking boots

The Taycan Cross Turismo is a zero-emissions Porsche station wagon that doesn't mind getting a little muddy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Biden Pushes EV Chargers As Six Utilities Plan a Unified Network

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: US President Joe Biden has made the shift to electric vehicles an early focus of his administration. Days after his inauguration, he vowed to replace hundreds of thousands of federal civilian veh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Competency Standards- The Way Forward

Ever wondered why there is lack of an equilibrium between demand and supply of labour. To make things simple, let us consider a scenario where the supply becomes more than demand and that is when we introduce a new variable to the equation called une.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

U.S. will review impact of SK Innovation ruling on Biden green transportation goals

Sen. Raphael Warnock said the ruling "seriously threatens" the viability of SK Innovation's $2.6 billion Georgia plant with 2,600 planned workers, currently under construction......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Biden pushes EV chargers as six utilities plan a unified network

Joe Biden has called for 500,000 new EV chargers by 2030. Enlarge / Joe Biden speaks at the White House on March 2, 2021. (credit: Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images) US President Joe Biden has made the shift to electric vehicles an early focus of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

CDC to release guide for life after vaccination—with normalcy still far off

There are small steps toward normal life, but most activities are still out of bounds. Enlarge / Dr. Rochelle Walensky, President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Centers for Disease Control. (credit: Getty | Chip Somodevilla) The Centers for Di.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Tenfold increase in carbon dioxide emissions cuts needed to stem climate emergency

New research shows 64 countries cut their fossil CO2 emissions during 2016-2019, but the rate of reduction needs to increase tenfold to meet the Paris Agreement aims to tackle climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Jaguar Land Rover quality issues "cost company 100,000 sales" annually, CEO says

The automaker has long struggled to have the same quality standards as its rivals, CEO Thierry Bollore said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Merck/J&J deal may help US get enough vaccine for all adults by end of May

Merck will dedicate two facilities to making the newly authorized J&J vaccine. Enlarge / US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the government's pandemic response, including the recently announced partnership between Johnson & Johnson and Me.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021