The urgency for policy action in reducing emissions is as prevalent as ever as California witnesses the impacts of climate change and record breaking wildfires. Dr. Austin Brown speaks with Dan Gearino in an interview for Inside Climate News on the the correlation between research, policy communities, and climate disasters.
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.
Director of the Policy Institute, Austin Brown, talks on shelter-in-place directives influence on society, the environment and transportation. Austin discusses lessons to be taken into consideration for environmental policy actions post COVID-19 recovery.
Could COVID-19 change how people travel for good? Capital Public Radio discussed the question with the Policy Institute’s Austin Brown.
The BBC and Capital Public Radio recently turned to the Policy Institute’s Austin Brown and Colin Murphy for insight on what current events may mean for the future of sustainable transportation.
Many blame electric vehicles for the $1.1 trillion gap in federal transportation funding. Many are wrong.
Austin Brown talks with the Alliance to Save Energy about the current trends and future potential of transportation.
Who’s responsible when AVs crash? Why the success of automated vehicles depends on smart liability policy.
In the age of new technology, is it better to ask for forgiveness, or beg for permission? Austin Brown and Kelly Fleming explore why companies have taken this approach and how policymakers and business leaders can improve the situation.
Additional strategic policies across all levels of government are necessary to achieve our vision of a shared, electric, and automated future.