Since 2014, about 30 cities in the United States have adopted the goal of eliminating all traffic fatalities and severe injuries by 2025, known collectively as the Vision Zero pledge. Those cities agreed to undertake a range of changes—from improvements
For Nichole Keyes, a 28-year-old single mother of three young children, landing a job as a warehouse picker in Scranton, Pennsylvania, proved difficult enough. But that was only half the battle — getting to work was the other. Keyes’ day
Public transportation has the potential to transform traditional cities into sustainable paragons. When comparing the carbon footprint of public transit to that of single-passenger cars, the former carries a myriad of benefits. These include reduced fuel consumption, improved air quality,
Late last year, the Trump administration released the latest national climate assessment on Black Friday in what many assumed was an attempt to bury the document. If that was the plan, it backfired, and the assessment wound up earning more
Today’s Outlook charts are designed to summarize forecasts and actual loads. The demand and net demand trend data do not include dispatchable pump loads or battery storage that is charging on the system. This data is for informational purposes only,
If properly harnessed, there’s enough sunlight that falls on the earth in just one hour to meet the world’s energy demands for a whole year.
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Aug 9 (Reuters) – In four decades of climate negotiations, the world has focused intensely and exclusively on the most abundant climate-warming gas: carbon dioxide. This year, scientists are urging a focus on another potent greenhouse gas – methane –