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Energy Policy News
September 25, 2020

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Widespread Electric Vehicle Adoption Would Save Billions of Dollars, Thousands of Lives

A new study found that if EVs replaced 25% of combustion-engine cars currently on the road, the United States would save approximately $17 billion ...

Study Predicts Millions of Unsellable Homes Could Upend Market

Millions of American homes could become unsellable - or could be sold at significant losses to their senior-citizen owners - between now and 2040, according to new ...

Offshore Wind Power Now So Cheap It Could Pay Money Back to Consumers

The latest round of offshore wind farms to be built in the UK could reduce household energy bills by producing electricity very ...

Renewable Energy Transition Makes Dollars and Sense

Ne research has disproved the claim that the transition to renewable electricity systems will harm the global ...
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ARPA-Type Funding Gives Green Technology an 'Innovation Advantage', Study Finds

Startups funded by the U.S. agency ARPA-E file patents at twice the rate of similar cleantech firms. The United Kingdom should trial its own climate-focused ARPA as part of COVID-19 recovery package, ...

Comprehensive Look at US Fuel Economy Standards Show Big Savings on Fuel and Emissions

A new study finds that over their 40-year history, fuel economy standards in the United States have helped reduce reliance on foreign oil producers, saved $5 trillion in fuel costs and prevented 14 ...

Researchers Introduce New Theory to Calculate Emissions Liability

A new study questions conventional methods of calculating carbon emissions liability based on point source pollution by introducing new 'bottleneck' ...

Heating Our Climate Damages Our Economies: Study Reveals Greater Costs Than Expected

Rising temperatures due to our greenhouse gas emissions can cause greater damages to our economies than previous research suggested, a new study ...

Countries Transitioning to Zero Carbon Should Look at More Than Technology Cost

A 'one-size-fits-all' approach to producing cleaner energy based on cost alone could create social inequalities, finds a new ...

Will Automated Vehicles Cut Parking Revenue?

Researchers used Seattle as a case study to find the association between TNC trips and on-street parking occupancy. They found that up to a certain point, more Uber trips meant more parking ...

Disposed PPE Could Be Turned Into Biofuel, Shows New COVID-19 Study

Plastic from used personal protective equipment (PPE) can, and should, be transformed into renewable liquid fuels, according to a new ...

Bespoke Catalysts for Power-to-X

Suitable catalysts are of great importance for efficient power-to-X applications -- but the molecular processes occurring during their use have not yet been fully understood. Using X-rays from a ...

New Efficient Ships Won't Be Enough to Curb Shipping Sector's Environmental Damage

New climate research has stated that urgent action on emissions from existing ships is the key to tackling shipping's impact on climate ...

Slow Down: Reduced Speed Limits Save Lives in Busy Cities

Traffic accidents are the leading cause of non-natural deaths worldwide. Lower speed limits may help prevent accidents. But speed-reduction policies can be controversial and effects are not well ...

Considering Health When Switching to Cleaner Electricity

Power plants that burn coal and other fossil fuels emit not only planet-warming carbon dioxide, but also pollutants linked to breathing problems and premature death. Policies proposed to mitigate ...

Countries Must Work Together on CO2 Removal to Avoid Dangerous Climate Change

The Paris Agreement lays out national quotas on CO2 emissions but not removal, and that must be urgently addressed, say the authors of a new ...

Commercial Airliners Monitoring CO2 Emissions from Cities Worldwide

Monitoring greenhouse gas emissions from cities is important in order to support climate mitigation activities in response to the Paris Agreement. An international research team examined carbon ...

Bike Commuting Accelerated When Bike-Share Systems Rolled Into Town

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, in cities where bike-share systems have been introduced, bike commuting increased by 20%, according to a new ...

US Wind Plants Show Relatively Low Levels of Performance Decline as They Age

Wind plants in the United States remain relatively efficient over time, with only a 13% drop in performance over 17 years, researchers report. Their study also suggests that a production tax credit ...

Solar and Wind Energy Sites Mapped Globally for the First Time

Researchers have mapped the global locations of major renewable energy sites, providing a valuable resource to help assess their potential environmental ...

Ending the Daily Work Commute May Not Cut Energy Usage as Much as One Might Hope

A mass move to working-from-home accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic might not be as beneficial to the planet as many hope, according to a new ...

Navigating the Clean Energy Transition During the COVID-19 Crisis

In a Commentary published April 29 in the journal Joule, energy and climate policy researchers in Switzerland and Germany provide a framework for responsibly and meaningfully integrating policies ...

Why Relying on New Technology Won't Save the Planet

Over-reliance on promises of new technology to solve climate change is enabling delay, say researchers. They argue instead for cultural, social and political transformation to enable widespread ...

Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms Release More Methane Than Previously Estimated

Offshore energy-producing platforms in US waters of the Gulf of Mexico are emitting twice as much methane, a greenhouse gas, than previously thought, according to a new ...

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