Archive Tag: Transportation

California’s agreement with automakers shows state’s influence: UCLA Law’s Julia Stein

Julia Stein (project director for the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law) was quoted in CalMatters about the finalization of a deal between five automakers and California’s clean air enforcers to curb car emissions. The car companies agreed to meet California’s requirements for car and pickup truck emissions nationwide, rather than follow the looser federal standards. 

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A study published in Nature Sustainability offers new insights into the attitudes of electric vehicle (EV) drivers about the existing charger network. The research team, led by Omar Issac Asensio (assistant professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy), trained a machine learning algorithm to analyze consumer data from 12,270 electric vehicle charging stations in the United States. 

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