A review by the Policy Institute’s Austin Brown, Kelly Fleming and Hannah Safford exploring the available technologies and key challenges for electrification of the transportation sector. Electrification is necessary to fight the current impacts of transportation on climate change, and is possible with current and future technologies, infrastructure and policy.
The Policy Institute, working with the UC Institute of Transportation Studies, will lead a major study for the California Environmental Protection Agency to help steer the state towards its goal of carbon neutrality by 2045.
Austin Brown talks with the Alliance to Save Energy about the current trends and future potential of transportation.
Automakers and energy utilities now embrace California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, and even oil companies accept it.
The evidence shows that freezing Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) program standards is hard to justify on economic, social, environmental, or legal grounds.