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California, Canada sidestep Trump, ink deal on emissions

DETROIT (AP) — California picked up an important partner its long-running dispute with the Trump administration over vehicle emissions and fuel economy by announcing a deal with Canada to work on poll...

Joe Biden's $5T climate plan: Net zero emissions by 2050

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden's...

Questions loom for Nissan with former chairman Ghosn gone

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan is seeing sales and profits tumble, as its once revered former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct. Nissan Motor Co. says it i...

Maid of the Mist tour boats to be battery-powered

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The Maid of the Mist boats that bring tourists to the base of Niagara Falls are going electric. The company on Friday announced plans to launch two zero-em...

Presidential hopeful Inslee wants 100% clean energy by 2030

Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee, as part of his pledge to make combating climate change the top national priority, is calling for the nation's entire electrical grid and all new vehicles an...

Volkswagen unveils fully-electric SUV for China market

Volkswagen is planning to release a fully-electric SUV in China which could compete with Tesla's Model X. The German automaker said Sunday the ID. ROOMZZ will be unveiled at the upco...

Planet savior or horror show? Green New Deal inflames debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — To Democratic supporters, the Green New Deal is a touchstone, a call to arms to combat climate change with the full measure of the nation's resources and technological might. "A miss...

LA suburb in deal with Tesla for large fast-charging site

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles suburb has agreed to a deal with Tesla to build what's described as the largest fast-charging site for electric vehicles in the western United States. ...

The Latest: Pelosi names House panel on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional Democrats and proposals to address climate change (all times local): 11 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tapped eig...

Democrats seek Green New Deal to address climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York are calling for a Green New Deal intended to transform the U.S. economy to combat climate change and create thousands of...

Every third new car in Norway powered entirely by battery

If the future of cars is electric, Norway is the place to assess how that might look. On a stroll along the streets of Oslo, it's easy to notice the large number of Teslas zooming past. Norway is...

ZEV launches Taiwan’s first Tesla taxi service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese startup Zero-Emission Venture (ZEV) will formally launch Taiwan’s first fully-electric taxi service tomorrow (Jan. 16). ZEV currently has 20 Tesla S and...

California mandates 100-percent zero-emission bus fleet

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California moved Friday to eliminate fossil fuels from its fleet of 12,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of elect...

Notorious for bad fumes, Madrid launches polluting-car ban

MADRID (AP) — Madrid has activated an anti-pollution order that significantly restricts private vehicles in the city center, including a total ban on the most polluting cars. The muc...

Could oil nation Norway help save the climate?

For those of us who thought installing solar panels, planting trees and switching to an electric car would do the trick, this month's report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change w...