transportation

Middlebury College
Trains will give the people a fighting chance and WE want them now!
A red gas pump with yellow fuel option buttons.

Both experts and lawmakers expressed concern about how EPA policies might impact fuel costs, particularly in light of American prices hitting their highest level in eight years. (Photo courtesy of Dawn McDonald/Unsplash)

Northwestern University
As Charlotte Varnes reports, changes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program could lead to wide-ranging economic impacts, experts told lawmakers during a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing.
A plane wing in flight from the vantage point of a plane passenger.

(Photo by Julia MacCary)

Northwestern University
As reported by Julia MacCary, carbon offsets, monetary investments into global projects that reduce carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to counterbalance one’s emissions, have grown in popularity. But do they stand up to scrutiny?

Taiwan High Speed Rail trial run in June 24th, 2006 (Wikimedia Commons).

The George Washington University
The question isn't if the U.S. should implement HSR: the question is how.
electric car at charging station

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The George Washington University
How has The Great Lockdown affected the electric vehicle market? We look at the impact, and what countries are doing that are helping — or hindering — EV sales now, and going forward.
George Washington University
Could the rise in teleworking due to COVID-19 offer a long-term solution to combat the climate crisis? A recent study says yes.
George Washington University
Overpopulation is a global issue that leads to the increased use of vehicles by humans, which in turn causes a heightened amount of CO2 emissions to be released into the environment.

Vieques, Puerto Rico, is 21 miles long and only 5 miles wide. Access to the island is by small plane or boat. And water is piped over beneath the ocean's surface from mainland Puerto Rico.

Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
Vieques, Puerto Rico, is a unique island in the Caribbean that knows no bounds when connecting culture and the environment, but it is one of the first places of what will be many that have learned that in today’s world; water is no longer a... Read More
The George Washington University
This podcast explores the carbon control challenge in Costa Rica, and how one community organizer is working to help change the way her country moves.
scooters on the sidewalk

A row of Lime scooters ready for public use in Austin, Texas. (Luis Tamayo/Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | American University
Despite drawing ire from some, pay-by-ride electric scooters are rapidly gaining popularity in urban areas across the country, creating a greener option for getting around town. 

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