News Release | Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center

New electric vehicle toolkits for local governments show how to act locally on electrifying transportation

Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center created two guides that show how local governments in New Jersey can pave the way for cleaner transportation through policies that support the growing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). With transportation being the number one source of global warming emissions in New Jersey and in the United States, transitioning to EVs must be a key part of any plan to reduce climate pollution -- and this toolkit offers a roadmap to reaching that goal. 

News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. House of Representatives passes historic climate investments

WASHINGTON -- Following a summer of extreme heat and drought, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376), which includes groundbreaking levels of investment to reduce global warming pollution, clear the air we breathe, clean up toxic sites and protect our lands, waters and wildlife. 

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New report: New Jersey among national leaders in EV sales and solar energy

In 2020, America produced almost four times as much renewable electricity from the sun and the wind as in 2011, according to a new report from Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. Renewables on the Rise 2021: The rapid growth of renewables, electric vehicles and other building blocks of a clean energy future finds that if U.S. wind, solar and geothermal power continue to grow at the same 15% annual rate, renewables could meet the nation’s current electricity needs by 2035.