Hundreds of children with nosebleeds, pollution problems back in the spotlight

Insights 05/30/22, 12:52

In China, it is common to read on the news about people who suffer health problems because they live in polluted industrial areas. Recently, hundreds of children in the city of ​​Shangqiu, Henan province, suffered nosebleeds presumably related to nearby factory emissions. Although the factories involved have suspended production, officials ...

New York state will ban all gas-powered vehicle sales by 2035

New York 09/14/21, 16:10

Gas-powered vehicle sales will be effectively phased out across New York state no later than the year 2035. Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) recently signed Assembly Bill A4302 into law, which aims to make all in-state new passenger car and truck sales zero-emissions within 14 years. "New York is implementing the nation's most ...

Trump blasted automobile executives over emissions standards rollback

U.S. 08/22/19, 06:04

President Trump, in a series of tweets on Wednesday, Aug. 21, blasted automobile executives for not supporting his administration on a rollback of emissions standards, calling them "foolish."  "My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3,000, while ...

Governor aims for cut in North Carolina greenhouse gases

U.S. 10/29/18, 15:46

North Carolina's governor says he's trying to lessen the force of erratic and powerful storms like Hurricane Florence by ordering state agencies to work at cutting greenhouse-gas emissions. Gov. Roy Cooper said Monday he wants state agencies that he controls to prioritize electric vehicles when they buy or lease, with the ...

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