climate

Government, Business, Fuel

Biden Signs Ambitious Climate Change Orders

Oil rigs near Artesia, N.M. (Jeri Clausing/Associated Press) Oil rigs near Artesia, N.M. (Jeri Clausing/Associated Press)

WASHINGTON — In the most ambitious U.S. effort to stave off the worst effects of climate change, President Joe Biden issued executive orders Jan. 27 to cut oil, gas and coal emissions and double energy production from offshore wind turbines.

January 27, 2021
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

Congressional Democrats Press for Climate Resilience in Infrastructure Policy

Congressional Democrats Carper (Zach Gibson/Bloomberg News)

Democrats on the transportation authorizing committees are angling to incorporate climate resilience provisions into infrastructure policy legislation they plan to craft sometime this year, despite unwavering opposition from top Republicans.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 28, 2019
Business

Truck Makers, Suppliers Participate in Push to Address Climate Change

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Heavy-duty truck makers and their major suppliers said they have been deeply involved in tackling climate change, well before heads of government met in Paris for the United Nations Climate Conference.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 14, 2015
Business

Trucks a Key Part of Obama Administration’s Climate-Change Goals

The Obama administration is adding crucial elements to its campaign against climate change this month with proposals to limit carbon emissions from trucks and aircraft, two of the heaviest fuel users.

Mark Drajem | Bloomberg News
June 10, 2015
Business

Climate Changes Present Challenges For Freight Transport, Scientists Say

Colorado transportation officials say they are considering hiring a fluvial geomorphologist — an engineer who studies changing stream flows — to help them redesign roads, bridges and culverts.

January 6, 2014