American politics

Plug In America & Sierra Club Release The AchiEVe: Model State & Local Policies To…

I drive in one of the best cities in Florida for EV charging infrastructure. Still, there are gaps. Along with education to the public that demystifies electric cars and EV charging, we must dispel many misleading myths. As clean air advocates, we need to work for change in our local communities and states.

Plug In America and the Sierra Club have made that a bit easier to actualize. They released the AchiEVe: Model State & Local Policies to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption toolkit. This policy guide details the most effective policies for growing the electric vehicle (EV) market at the state, city, and local levels.

A New Metaphor

Imagine being at a really great indoor rock concert. You got a really good seat, about 5 rows back from the stage and right in the center of the theater. Exiting out will be a chore, because there are 10 or 15 seats between you and either aisle, but the seat is so good that you are willing to take a few minutes longer getting out.

What Is Wrong In Washington?

By the early 1900s, express passenger trains were fast enough that their stopping distances were well over a mile. At such a distance, if the engineer of a train saw something blocking the track ahead, it was usually already too late to stop the train in time to avoid a collision.

Hillary Clinton vs Bernie Sanders vs Martin O’Malley (Climate Plans Chart) A Few Months Later

Back in August, I shared a chart CleanTechnica posted from ThinkProgress regarding the climate-related plans Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Martin O’Malley. The issues mentioned concern the country’s (and the planet’s, as well) ecological well-being. In the same commentary, Scott Cooney predicted that, “Making this public now, early in the primaries, is a necessary step, and I think it … [continued]