The modern internal combustion engine first came from Germany and now Germany wants to put a nail in its coffin. The Bundesrat has passed a resolution to ban the ICE beginning in 2030. Source: German Lawmakers Vote to Ban the Internal Combustion Engine
Dutch citizens just sued their own government for not stopping climate change | Grist.
Ted Cruz Is Trying To Gut The Clean Air Act And Repeal All Climate Regulation | ThinkProgress.
Senate passes Republican budget with deep safety net cuts | Reuters.
Gas is only cheap because we haven’t raised taxes in 20 years | Grist.
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/6/report-finds-frackingcouldexacerbatewatershortageinmuchofus.html Report finds fracking drains water from drought-stricken states http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/06/oil-sands-responsible-much-higher-levels-emissions-previously-thought-report-finds/ Oil Sands Responsible For Much Higher Levels Of Emissions Than Previously Thought, Report Finds http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/22/will-late-natural-gas-provides-net-climate-benefit/ It Will Be Too Late Before Natural Gas Provides A Net Climate Benefit
Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle – Yahoo Finance Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle – Yahoo Finance
Europe said it would pare back its law in exchange for support on a global deal on airline emissions that would be in place by the end of the decade. Europe Offers U.S. a Deal, Hoping for Global Rules on Airline Emissions
New MIT study finds vehicle emissions are the biggest contributor to these premature deaths. Study: Air pollution causes 200,000 early deaths each year in the U.S. – MIT News Office