May 23rd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
US PIRG has examined the proposals submitted by the states for spending the money they receive from the Volkswagen diesel cheating fund. It finds most states are not using that money to speed up the electrification of the transportation sector.
May 17th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
A new global study finds that air pollution, much of it caused by burning fossil fuels, is responsible for more human health issues than previously thought. The solution? Stop burning fossil fuels. D'uh.
September 17th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
New research shows particulate matter from burning fossil fuels can accumulate in the placenta of pregnant women. Is this the information we need to convince us to stop burning fossil fuels?
July 9th, 2018 | by Susanna Schick
As you know, Los Angeles has the worst air in the nation. It's gotten a lot better, but until all diesel vehicles are in the scrapyard, among other things, we're still at risk.
February 28th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Nowhere is the fight between the public good and corporate greed more apparent than in Germany, a nation that has made diesel vehicles the basis of much economic prosperity. To get a better understanding of how important diesel-powered cars are to the German auto industry, watch episode 1 of the new Netflix series Dirty Money. It examines the love affair German car companies have had with diesel engines since the 1970s when OPEC shut off the world's petroleum supply
October 28th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
China is getting serious about curbing pollution. According to sources, up to 40% of its factories have been closed at least temporarily recently as the country has struggled to meet its year-end pollution reduction goals. Officials from more than 80,000 factories have been charged with criminal offences for breaching emissions limits over the past year
November 27th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill
Abt Associates launched a new online tool this week that allows large and medium-sized cities the opportunity to calculate [&hellip