Why Electric Vehicles are a Climate Solution
Eileen edited this report authored by Seth Zuckerman and published by Climate Solutions examining the impact that electric vehicles could have on addressing climate change, as well has how the grid can provide the electricity required to power mass adoption of electrification.
Repowering Mobility: Envisioning a New Future for Transportation
Keynote presentation given at Western Washington University’s Repowering Mobility conference on April 18, 2017, exploring the various challenges and opportunities for decarbonizing aviation, freight, marine, and passenger vehicles.
Why Electrify Everything?
A basic decarbonization tenet is to clean the grid, electrify whatever processes can be electrified, and leave as small as possible a remaining carbon budget for the sectors that are harder to decarbonize, such as aviation.
Shaping the Future of Autonomous Vehicles
In the coming decades, autonomous vehicles (AVs) will likely cause unprecedented disruption to the passenger vehicle market. Under optimistic projections, AVs are anticipated to reach a 50 percent market share by 2040 and 90 percent share by 2050 ...
Hiking Footprints vs. Carbon Footprint
Our family has hiked together since our 12-year-old daughter was a newborn. I remember our daughter’s first decade as a series of literal peaks and valleys, many of them in the Olympics. I can picture her chasing butterflies over Marmot Pass ...
A Beginner’s Guide to Alternative Fuel Vehicles
As the climate crisis grows, transportation sector emissions must be addressed. The transport sector in Washington and Oregon accounts for nearly half of all energy-related CO2 emissions.
Dealing with Range Anxiety
Although an electric vehicle’s (EV) speed, quiet ride, and smooth handling make it highly enjoyable to drive, many potential drivers may avoid EVs because of concerns about EV battery capacity, ready availability of public charging stations...