The analysis used by federal agencies to set standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions for new U.S. light-duty vehicles—passenger cars and light trucks—from 2017 to 2025 was thorough and of high caliber ...
Flying in a plane is not only safer than driving a car, it's also better for the environment, says a University of Michigan researcher.
Fuel economy in the U.S. has increased 26 percent in the last seven years, saving billions of gallons of gas and billions of pounds of vehicle emissions, say University of Michigan researchers.
Researchers find the national and regional impacts of US regulatory policies for mitigating climate change
When it comes to addressing climate change, market-based policies—such as a carbon tax and cap-and-trade system—have gained little traction in the United States. Instead, U.S. policies have focused on regulating specific ...
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered officials to start setting new fuel efficiency standards for medium and heavy trucks, wielding his executive power in the fight against climate change.
(Phys.org) —Fuel economy must improve 57 percent in order for light-duty vehicles to match the current energy efficiency of commercial airline flights, says a University of Michigan researcher.
US President Barack Obama will give a major speech on climate change Tuesday in which he will propose a "national plan" to curb carbon pollution despite resistance from Congress.
General Motors, the largest US automaker, on Wednesday joined a call for the United States to take greater action on climate change as it said that environmental concerns were critical for business.
Ford said Friday that it is talking to the government about the fuel economy of its hybrid cars after a report suggested they are falling short of targets.
International Energy Agency chief economist discusses the future of fossil fuels, curbing greenhouse-gas emissions
Fatih Birol, chief economist of the Paris-based International Energy Agency, is the lead author of an eye-catching new report projecting that the United States will become the world's leading oil producer within a few decades. ...