Can today’s EVs make a dent in climate change?

08-17-2016 - David L. Chandler

Electric vehicles can meet drivers’ needs enough to replace nearly 90 percent of vehicles now on the road. Could existing electric vehicles (EVs), despite their limited driving range, bring about a meaningful reduction in the greenhouse-gas emissions that are causing global climate change?


Keri Helmer, Project Assistant, Renewables


Center for Sustainable Energy

Subject Matter Expert

San Diego's climate change plan gets final OK

Submitted by clorio on Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:20

City Council approves blueprint for significantly reducing greenhouse-gas emissions by 2035

Raising the bar for municipalities across the country, San Diego on Tuesday adopted one of the nation’s most ambitious plans to cut carbon emissions.  And in one aspect, the city’s document goes further than the historic climate change deal forged Sunday by world leaders gathered in Paris: It creates legally binding mandates for reducing levels of greenhouse gases.  “Today, San Diego took a landmark step toward securing a greener and more prosperous

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