For the first time in four decades, transportation has unseated electricity production as the biggest source of U.S. emissions.
With the holidays coming around, it may be a good time to note that the countless miles that Americans will drive, train or fly has a big planetary impact. In fact, the transportation sector is now the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.
The world's first all electric cargo ship has been launched in China. The good news is it emits no carbon pollution while underway. The bad news is, it will be used to transport coal.
Producing the electricity to power electric vehicles can generate emissions. But those emissions levels are far lower than the pollution emitted by conventional vehicles, and could be even lower as the electric power sector cleans u...
The amount of carbon dioxide emissions from the transportation sector continues to exceed the amount from electricity production in the United States, according to the latest data from the US Energy Information Administration. The s...
New data from USEIA shows emissions from the electricity sector are now lower than those from transportation for the first time in 40 years. Closing coal power plants has been the one factor most responsible for the change.