The Policy Institute partnered with UC Berkeley secured CITRIS Core Seed Funding of $60,000 for a sustainable infrastructures project addressing feed specification for electric vehicle supply infrastructure.
In “The race to zero emissions” published on October 29, 2020 by the Sacramento Business Journal, author Mark Anderson explores a new California mandate on electric vehicles that will have broad implications for California’s economy. Dr. Austin Brown, Executive Director of the Policy Institute, contributed some key points to the article.
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a policy-focused network organized by the United Nations, recently published “America’s Zero Carbon Action Plan”. From UC Davis, Dan Sperling and Lew Fulton were two of the lead authors of the transportation chapter. The Policy Institute’s Austin Brown was a contributor.
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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.
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.