Today’s Headlines

  • LaHood asks governors to direct transportation stimulus money to economically struggling areas (WSJ)
  • Still reeling from a fatal crash, D.C. Metro has another problem: Bus and train operators texting while driving (Bloomberg)
  • Boxer takes a big-tent approach as she drafts climate bill (CQ)
  • If Wall Street can profit off of oil speculation, won’t the same thing happen in a carbon cap-and-trade market? Two senators have thought of this (Post-Chronicle)

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CA To End Sales of Gas-Powered Cars by 2035

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As part of Climate Week 2020, California Governor Newsom today issued an executive order declaring the goal of eliminating fossil fuels from transportation, a sector that produces half of California’s toxic and greenhouse gas emissions. The order calls for ending all sales of new fossil-fuel-powered vehicles in the next fifteen years, and calls on various […]