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Environment group sues over Keith Pitt grants to Beetaloo gas projects

By Michael Mazengarb Environment group launches legal challenge to Beetaloo gas grants, arguing resources minister Keith Pitt failed to consider risks of climate change. The post Environment group sues over Keith Pitt grants to Beetaloo gas projects appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Minnesota is the first state in the Midwest to adopt clean car standards

Plug In America applauds the state of Minnesota and Gov. Tim Walz for adopting the clean car standards, which require that automakers sell zero-emission vehicles in the state. The law will significantly increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) available to Minnesotans, giving them greater consumer choice.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article…

Minnesota adopts California EV mandate, makes it tougher for plug-in “compliance cars”

By [email protected] (Stephen Edelstein) Minnesota has officially become the first Midwestern state to adopt California’s stricter emissions standards, as well as a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate requiring the highest-volume automakers to sell electric cars. As previously discussed by lawmakers, the new rules go into effect January 1, 2024, for 2025 models. However, automakers may… Read…

Oregon officially commits to 100% clean electricity by 2040

By Kelsey Misbrener Oregon Gov. Kate Brown celebrated the signing of a bill committing electricity providers to deliver 100% clean power to Oregon customers by 2040 into law at a ceremony on Tuesday. The move builds on a national trend, as it makes Oregon the eighth state to enact a legislative commitment to 100% clean…

5 things to know about EU’s Fit for 55 climate package

By Charley Rattan “Fit for 55 will align our laws with our ambition. We will strengthen the EU Emissions Trading System, update the Energy Taxation Directive, and propose new CO2 standards for cars, new energy efficiency standards for buildings, new targets for renewables, and new ways of supporting clean fuels and infrastructure for clean transport,”…

Oil giant Shell set to appeal against ruling on carbon emissions

By Charley Rattan Company hopes to get Dutch court ruling overturned which called for it to cut emissions faster Ben van Beurden, Shell’s chief executive, said the company agrees that “urgent action is needed” to reduce carbon emissions, and vowed to accelerate its progress towards becoming a net zero carbon company, but said that Shell…

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