Environment

Google-backed start-up launches free carbon emissions tracker

A majority (up to 85%) of the emissions from a barrel of oil come when transportation, such as your car, is driven, according to Carbon Tracker. It's a stark example of how difficult the net-zero goal will be for...

XPeng leads investment in $200 million fund focused on ‘frontier’ tech

A new Xpeng P7 car is shown in the Xpeng Motors flagship store in a shopping mall. Xpeng P7 is one of the two popular models of Xpeng motors.Zhang Peng | LightRocket | Getty ImagesChina's XPeng said Thursday it...

GM to begin production next week brand’s first EV

An undated handout photo shows the new Cadillac Lyriq, one of the electric vehicles that General Motors Co said on October 20, 2020, that its Spring Hill, Tennessee, factory will begin to produce.General Motors Co. | ReutersDETROIT — General...

Biden nominee Sarah Bloom Raskin withdraws Federal Reserve candidacy

Sarah Bloom Raskin, President Joe Biden's embattled nominee to the Federal Reserve, on Tuesday withdrew her candidacy to serve at the central bank, ending a weekslong partisan battle in the Senate over her views on climate policy, a person...

Democrats urge Biden to restart climate negotiations in stalled plan

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event at Germanna Community College February 10, 2022 in Culpeper. Virginia.Win McNamee | Getty ImagesMore than 80 House Democrats this week called on President Joe Biden to restart negotiations over his delayed...

VW and Goldman Sachs-backed Northvolt plans German gigafactory

A lithium-ion prismatic cell battery from Northvolt, photographed on Feb. 17, 2022.Mikael Sjoberg | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesNorthvolt said Tuesday it would look to build a gigafactory in Germany, with the firm hoping the facility's first batteries will be...

Tesla hikes car prices in the U.S., China after Musk inflation warning

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a delivery ceremony for Tesla China-made Model 3 in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 7, 2020.Ding Ting | Xinhua News Agency | Getty ImagesTesla has hiked the prices of its electric vehicles in the...

BlocPower gets big infusion from Microsoft to convert old buildings to green energy

In a four-story apartment building in Brooklyn, New York, a very small company is implementing a very big idea: Electrify every building in the United States by leasing landlords the necessary equipment to make the transition.BlocPower is a Brooklyn-based...

Ford-Volkswagen electric vehicle partnership expanded in Europe

Volkswagen EV platformMeghan Reeder | CNBCVolkswagen is expanding its electric-vehicle collaboration with Ford Motor, the company said Monday, signing on to supply the EV architecture for a second Ford model for the European market. As part of the expansion,...

Ford says it will ramp up EV offering in Europe

A Ford facility in Cologne, Germany, photographed in February 2021.Oliver Berg | AFP | Getty ImagesFord has laid out plans to roll out three new passenger electric vehicles and four new commercial EVs in Europe by 2024, with the...
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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire Thursday, to be replaced by Ketanji Brown Jackson

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire a week after the court overturned Roe v. Wade, which established a constitutional right to abortion.
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