- “Trump Administration Unveils Its Plan to Relax Car Pollution Rules” • The Trump administration put forth its long-awaited proposal to freeze antipollution and fuel-efficiency standards for cars, significantly weakening one of President Barack Obama’s signature policies to combat global warming. The change is a challenge to states’ rights. [New York Times]
- “These States Are Going to War Over Trump Eliminating Car Emissions Rules” • After the proposal to cut Obama-era fuel economy standards, twenty state attorneys general vowed to act. A joint statement says, “The Administration’s proposal to weaken these rules will cause the American people to breathe dirtier air and pay higher prices at the pump.” [Mother Jones]
- “More Signs That Renewable Energy Is Winning” • As the US administration rolls back environmental regulations, many observers have predicted that the trend to clean power would nevertheless continue. They were right. States are supporting clean power, corporate buyers are moving to wind and solar, and political bias is beginning to wilt. [CleanTechnica]
- “Tesla Energy – Rapid Growth In Solar Roof & Energy Storage Demand Outstripping Supply” • Tesla’s shareholder letter and conference call spoke to the status of Tesla energy products. As utilities, energy companies, commercial entities, and homeowners quickly realize the benefits of battery storage, the picture will look increasingly brighter. [CleanTechnica]
- “More than 5,500 British churches to convert to renewable energy” • Over 5,500 British churches have decided to convert to renewable energy to fight climate change, as the greatest challenge of the time. They are not only Church of England congregations, but also many of the UK’s Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Quaker, and Salvation Army. [Renewable Energy Magazine]
For more news, please visit geoharvey – Daily News about Energy and Climate Change.