If the minority Liberal government is sincere on its election promise, it will adopt a nationwide mandate on zero-emission vehicles.
Electric cars are still more resilient to price shocks than vehicles running on fossil fuels.
Local communities near lithium deposits shouldn’t become zones of sacrifice, shouldering the socio-environmental costs of supporting a renewable energy transition.
The mass-market computer pioneer leaves behind a legacy of accessible, far-sighted if not always successful products.
Canadians are faced with an unwanted election that’s placed climate progress at unnecessary risk.
Last month’s dire report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change may have left you feeling overwhelmed. But small changes at the household level really can make a world of difference.
Electric vehicles are poised to take over our roads: so how do we make sure this change doesn’t exacerbate social and energy inequality?
The infrastructure bill being debated in Congress looks like a small but genuine down payment on a more climate-friendly transportation sector and electric power grid. What comes next is crucial.
Small cities in China show the way forward for electric vehicle travel.
Ozone pollution is on the rise, and it’s getting into people’s homes.
Some lithium-ion batteries can now propel a car 250 miles on a ten-minute charge.
Electric vehicles deserve government subsidies, but there are even better ways to build greener, less car-dependent cities.
With an average shelf life of nine years, the coming tsunami of waste EV batteries needs action now.
Moving New Zealanders rapidly into electric vehicles is a good idea, but success will still depend on a number of difficult to predict economic forces.
Ford’s electric F-150 pickup won’t roll off assembly lines until early 2022, but the company has received thousands of preorders already for a vehicle aimed at the mass market, not eco-buyers.
The electric vehicle transition is about more than just scrapping petrol cars. We must also ensure quality technology, anticipate the future and make sure no-one gets left behind.
Electric cars offer benefits for low-income and minority drivers, including cleaner air and lower maintenance costs. But it will take more than rebates on new models to make EVs accessible for all.
The Morrison government could have backed Australia’s clean energy sector to create jobs and stimulate the post-pandemic economy. Instead, it’s sending the nation on a fool’s errand.
A plan to use swappable batteries in long-haul electric trucks highlights how freight is starting to move away from fossil fuels.
The pandemic could be a boon to car use, but it would be a mistake for governments to let that happen. There’s a golden opportunity to push towards a zero-carbon transportation system.