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2019 Saw Deep Decarb Pledges: 2020s Will Require Bold Action

Expert BlogSamantha Williams
No trends defined 2019 more than the wave of deep decarbonization commitments from utilities, coupled with a new dominance for gas-fired power nationally. 2019 was a record-breaking year for emissions, driven, in part, by a sharp uptick in gas-fired power…

Electric Vehicle Basics

Expert BlogMadhur Boloor, Patricia Valderrama, Ada Statler, Samuel Garcia
Curious about how an electric vehicle works and whether it's actually better for the environment? Spoiler: it is. Allow us to explain.

State of the States: EVs and EV Policy in the Midwest

Expert BlogPatricia Valderrama, Ada Statler, Madhur Boloor, Samuel Garcia
In a move that even automakers oppose, the Trump administration appears committed to a rollback of common-sense clean car and fuel economy standards that save drivers money, advance automotive technology, and drastically reduce air pollutant emissions.

2018 Clean Energy Year in Review: Reversing Trump Rollbacks

Expert BlogRoland Hwang
Many of us learned in high school about Newton’s third law of physics: for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. 2018 was a lesson in physics: the Trump administration’s furious assault on pollution protections has, in turn…

Go Electric to Avoid the Holiday Gas Price Roller Coaster

Expert BlogMax Baumhefner
With motorists hitting the road for the Labor Day weekend facing gas prices expected to set a four-year high, you can see what’s driving more and more people to go electric. They want a cheaper and stable alternative to the…

States Boost, Trump Rolls Back Clean Vehicles in 2017

Expert BlogLuke Tonachel
In 2017, Trump worked to weaken or repeal critical clean vehicle standards that protect our health, environment and economy. State leaders are charging ahead to a clean future of electrified cars and trucks. In 2018, NRDC will continue to fight…