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What Would US Transportation Look Like If Internal Combustion Engines Prevail?

Hollywood is usually the harbinger of worst case scenarios. Terrorist attacks on urban centers. Zombies that wreak havoc. Your enemy is your biological father. Recently, though, the most popular films seem to have forgotten the climate crisis, ignoring the hottest temperatures ever recorded, more severe storms, drought, wildfires, biodiversity loss, … [continued]

Audi Q2L e-tron exterior (press image)

BEVs That International Automakers Sell In China, But Don’t Want To Offer You – Part…

If you ever had the suspicion that there are BEVs that international automakers sell in China but don’t want to offer to those of us in other markets, well … you were right. In the first part of this series, we discovered that there are many BEVs from international automakers … [continued]

Western U.S. Hydropower Generation Fell to a 22-Year Low Last Year

According to preliminary data from our Electricity Data Browser, the least hydropower was generated in the western United States during the 2022–23 water year (October 1 through September 30) since at least 2001. Western region hydropower generation dropped by 11% from the previous water year to 141.6 million megawatthours (MWh). Hydropower generation in … [continued]

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image illustrates the metaphorical concept of a heat pump's significant impact compared to building efficiency, depicted through the contrast in size between a large, advanced heat pump and smaller buildings.

International Code Council Takes A Dive For American Gas Association

The International Code Council ruled against its own staff last week to give a big win to the American Gas Association.