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Renewable Energy Is Becoming So Cheap US Will Meet Paris Commitments

Renewable Energy Is Becoming So Cheap US Will Meet Paris Commitments
Above Photo: Why insist on coal as solar gets cheaper? (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) …Even If Trump Withdraws Research analysts at Morgan Stanley believe that renewable energy like solar and wind power are hurtling towards a level of ubiquity where not even politics can hinder them. Renewable energy is simply becoming the cheapest option, fast. Basic economics, the analysts say, suggest that the US will exceed its commitments in the Paris ... Read more

Coalition Of 13 States Challenge Trump On Vehicle Emission Standards

Coalition Of 13 States Challenge Trump On Vehicle Emission Standards
Above Photo: From autoblog.com New York State’s attorney general and 12 other top state law enforcement officials said on Friday they would mount a vigorous court challenge to any effort to roll back vehicle emission rules by the Trump administration. In March, President Donald Trump ordered a review of U.S. vehicle fuel-efficiency standards from 2022-2025 put in place by the Obama administration, saying they were too tough on the auto ... Read more

Trump Wants To Privatize Air Traffic Control. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Trump Wants To Privatize Air Traffic Control. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Above Photo: Private sector corporations’ first priority is to turn a profit—not to serve the public. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Promising “cheaper, faster and safer travel,” the Trump administration announced a plan this week to privatize the nation’s air traffic control system. The announcement Monday marked the first day of the administration’s “infrastructure week,” a series of publicity events around one of the only areas of ... Read more