Toyota’s reputation at stake because it is not siding with California over fuel-efficiency standards

Toyota’s reputation at stake because it is not siding with California over fuel-efficiency standards

Toyota has spent decades cultivating an environmentally conscious reputation for pioneering the Prius, the first mass-market hybrid in the United States, along with other hybrid cars. Now that reputation may suffer because it has sided with the federal government against the government of California over stricter fuel efficiency standards for vehicles.  Dino Grandoni explains in … Continue reading

Lawsuit in US challenging federal government’s rollback on energy performance standards for light bulbs

Lawsuit in US challenging federal government’s rollback on energy performance standards for light bulbs

The US federal government is actively rolling back on  its energy and climate policies. Only this week President Trump confirmed it will leave the Paris climate agreement next year, the earliest date possible to withdraw. The federal government is also challenging California on fuel efficiency standards.  The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has now recently … Continue reading

A Cork-based startup is aiming to tackle the dual problems of carbon emissions and fuel poverty with its software solution for housing providers

A Cork-based startup is aiming to tackle the dual problems of carbon emissions and fuel poverty with its software solution for housing providers

It is encouraging to see innovations to encourage more and better energy renovations.  A news item on the Irish Examiner website explains the new innovations from one couple in Cork.   Cork couple behind breakthrough for energy solutions in energy renovation projects A Cork-based startup is aiming to tackle the dual problems of carbon emissions … Continue reading