climate change

Government, Business, Fuel

House Transportation Panel to Examine Climate Change Impact

Rep. Peter DeFazio Rep. Peter DeFazio, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. (TT File Photo)

The wave of climate policy-centric hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives this month continues.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 22, 2019
Government, Business

Trump Eases Methane Rules as Colorado Says State’s Regulations Work

Colorado says it doesn't need new methane rules Natural gas is burned off near pumps. (Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated Press)

DENVER — The Trump administration is rolling back some U.S. regulations on climate-changing methane pollution, calling them expensive and burdensome, but Colorado says its rules are working — and they have industry support.

Dan Elliott | Associated Press
August 31, 2018
Business

Truck Makers, Suppliers Participate in Push to Address Climate Change

UNclimatechange/Flickr

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 | Staff 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

DOT Urges Transport Network Improvements to Counter Growing Effects of Climate Change

Making transportation infrastructure and systems more resilient to the symptoms of climate change is an increasingly significant aspect of planning at the U.S. Department of Transportation, according to a new report.

November 17, 2014
Business

DOT Must Grapple With Effects of Climate Change on Infrastructure, Report Says

Emile Wamsteker/Bloomberg News

Making transportation infrastructure more resilient to the symptoms of climate change is an increasingly significant aspect of planning at the U.S. Department of Transportation, according to a new DOT report.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
November 5, 2014
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