On January 25, the New York Times dug into plans by General Motors, Toyota and Ford to build and operate factories for electric vehicles and their batteries in the United States' manufacturing corridor.
Climate scientists in the latest
Report warned that without immediate large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, climate change will cause devastating economic and human losses. Policymakers must come together to implement a comprehensive climate change strategy in the United States.
Electric-vehicle maker Rivian seems confident enough of keeping investors in that it committed $5 billion to develop a new factory in the Southeastern United States. This December 16 article gives context.
The quick take says that Republicans dismiss the climate threat and refuse to see the upside in renewable energy. The deeper take shows more complexity and more finance for clean energy in ostensibly red states. Our reporter spoke with one Republican mayor to learn how solar, wind and efficiency can...
Putting at least some grantmaking where its goals seem to lie, the Biden Administration has committed $19 million to universities for research into methods for extracting rare-earth minerals in places with a history of coal mining. Does this slide the puck toward a diverse economy in these communities?