Last year, the administration’s proposed fuel economy freeze touched off a huge legal fight with California, which has authority under the Clean Air Act to set its own greenhouse gas emissions, and by extension, gas mileage standards. Trump revoked California’s authority, and the state challenged the decision in court. … [Read more...] about Trump ups mileage proposal, but it’s well below Obama plan
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But Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency, said the expertise of oil and gas companies could play a huge role in the transition to clean energy. "Looking at Aramco, Siemens, many companies who are here, they have all the skills, all the engineering knowledge to run large-scale projects. Why don't we get them on board and make them part of the solution?" … [Read more...] about Can oil and gas companies help the transition to clean energy?
Stir through the garlic, chilli and herbs and cook for a minute, then add the tomatoes and their juices from the tins. Swill each of the emptied tins with a little water to get the last remnants of tomato and add this to the pan too. Increase the heat, add the vinegar and sugar and simmer for a few minutes, avoiding the temptation to keep stirring. Turn the heat down low and leave to reduce to a thick chunky texture. The longer you cook it, the better the sauce will be. I tend to leave it to simmer quietly for about 30 minutes to an hour, preferably letting it cool and sit overnight to improve the flavour. … [Read more...] about Best budget recipes with store cupboard ingredients
Lead researcher and Otago medical student Jono Drew said the global food system was driving both the climate crisis and the growing burden of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. The researchers had included multiple scenarios to show what was possible if people were willing to change what they ate and introduce progressively more plant-based foods into their diet. … [Read more...] about Plant-based diets a ‘win-win’ for health, reducing greenhouse gas emissions – study
The Trump administration has billed its mileage standards as safer and less costly to motorists, but there's a growing chorus of critics disputing that, including the Trump EPA's own scientific advisory board. The mileage rollback has become one of the most fiercely contested rollback efforts by the administration, prompting legal battles with California and other states and splitting loyalties of top automakers. … [Read more...] about Trump to raise fuel economy standards by 1.5% per year through 2026