State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

California Air Resource Board

  • The Demise of the Internal Combustion Engine

    The Demise of the Internal Combustion Engine

    The electric vehicle is one element of a system that will some day be less destructive to the environment than today’s system. California will get there first and will need to teach the world how to get the job done.

  • Even During Lockdown, California Moves to Decarbonize Trucking

    Even During Lockdown, California Moves to Decarbonize Trucking

    California’s Air Resource Board and governor deserve enormous credit for moving ahead even in the face of the worsening pandemic. It demonstrates leadership, vision and persistence.

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  • The Demise of the Internal Combustion Engine

    The Demise of the Internal Combustion Engine

    The electric vehicle is one element of a system that will some day be less destructive to the environment than today’s system. California will get there first and will need to teach the world how to get the job done.

  • Even During Lockdown, California Moves to Decarbonize Trucking

    Even During Lockdown, California Moves to Decarbonize Trucking

    California’s Air Resource Board and governor deserve enormous credit for moving ahead even in the face of the worsening pandemic. It demonstrates leadership, vision and persistence.