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Newsom Moves to Ban Sale of New Gas-Powered Cars in California

California will halt sales of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks by 2035, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, a move he says will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 35% in the nation’s most populous state. The proposed rule would not ban people ...
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California Steers Toward a Future of Self-Driving Cars

California is laying the groundwork for the next, slightly scary phase in its push toward zero-emission transportation: self-driving cars packed with computers using finely tuned algorithms, high-definition cameras, radar, and other high-tech gadgetry. What th...

Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Plan: Net Zero Emissions by 2050

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. The former vice president calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 years, wi...