Transportation

EarthTalk - How will California’s recent decision to require all new car sales to be electric vehicles affect other states?

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Dear EarthTalk:

How will California's recent decision to require all new car sales to be electric vehicles (EVs) beginning in 2035 affect other states' timelines for adopting similarly stringent measures?

M. Sergis, Tampa, FL

Surging sales of large gasoline pickups and SUVs are undermining carbon reductions from electric cars

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Replacing petroleum fuels with electricity is crucial for curbing climate change because it cuts carbon dioxide emissions from transportation - the largest source of U.S. global warming emissions and a growing source worldwide.

Railroads and unions reach deal to avert devastating strike, keeping America’s trains and the economy on track – for now

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Most Americans may not appreciate the central role that private railroads play in supporting the U.S. economy and their everyday lives. Recent fears of a railroad strike may have changed that.