It’s the first rule of its kind in the United States, and it follows California’s 2018 decision to mandate that transit agencies purchase all-electric buses starting in 2029, as well as its long-standing Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program for passenger cars and trucks.
The project near Manchester, UK, will use spare green energy to compress air into a liquid and store it. The new liquid air battery is due to be operational in 2022 and will be able to power up to 200,000 homes for five hours, and store power for many weeks.
A majority of Americans continue to say they see the effects of climate change in their own communities and believe that the federal government falls short in its efforts to reduce the impacts of climate change, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center.
The mayors of Los Angeles, Oakland, Atlanta, Georgia, Tacoma, Newark, Saint Paul, Jackson, Compton, Shreveport, and Stockton have joined Mayors For A Guaranteed Income, a coalition advocating for UBI policies, or the idea of giving out recurring cash payments to all individuals without any strings attached.
The new law grants consumers the right to know what information companies are collecting about them, why they are collecting that data and with whom they are sharing it.
The new money will be spent on a taskforce to investigate the international gangs and powerful figures behind them.
The End of Life Option Act made California the fifth state in the nation to allow patients with less than six months to live to request end-of-life drugs from their doctors.
Proponents of a $15 minimum wage have found fertile territory in Silicon Valley, where the region’s booming technology industry is credited for helping drive soaring housing prices and a sizable income gap.