To make the US auto fleet greener, increasing fuel efficiency matters more than selling electric vehicles

Electric cars get a lot of hype, but EV sales today are actually increasing transportation's carbon footprint. Here's how federal clean-car standards produce this counterintuitive result.

John DeCicco, Research Professor Emeritus, University of Michigan • conversation
Jan. 28, 2021 ~9 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules loses in court, opening a door for new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as 'a series of tortured misreadings' of US law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules loses in court, opening door for new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as "a series of tortured misreadings" of U.S. law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules fails in court, opening door for powerful new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as "a series of tortured misreadings" of U.S. law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

On environmental protection, Biden's election will mean a 180-degree turn from Trump policies

The Trump administration has used executive orders, deregulation and delays to reduce environmental regulation. Biden administration officials will use many of the same tools to undo their work.

Janet McCabe, Professor of Practice of Law, Indiana University • conversation
Nov. 12, 2020 ~6 min

The secondhand smoke you're breathing may have come from another state

According to a new study, about four in 10 air pollution deaths in the US are due to emissions crossing state lines.

Steven Barrett, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology • conversation
Feb. 12, 2020 ~7 min

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