NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, May 28: Tempering The Climate Problem With Solutions; The Fight For EVs Is Expanding

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    Monday, May 28, 2018

    QUICK NEWS, May 28: Tempering The Climate Problem With Solutions; The Fight For EVs Is Expanding

    Tempering The Climate Problem With Solutions Dear media: We need more stories about resilience to climate change

    Elizabeth Arnold, May 27, 2018 (LA Times)

    “…[A] familiar narrative, about communities facing sea level rise and coastal erosion, fits into a larger pattern of climate change coverage. The threats posed to humans, polar bears and entire ecosystems are recounted on a daily basis, leading to what researchers call a ‘hope gap’…[There is still no dedicated agency or funding at the federal level to address climate-induced relocation. And while the public is slowly accepting the reality of warming, even those identified as the most alarmed say they don't really know what todo about it.] With little offered in the way of action or response, people eventually tune out…

    A surprising number of scholars are studying how the public responds to climate news….[Media and Climate Change Observatory founder Max Boykoff, recently] called attention to a ‘trend of daily fear, misery and doom’ that leaves audiences feeling powerless…This doesn't mean we should stop reporting the terrifying realities. But it does mean we need to start telling stories about effective responses…” click here for more

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    The Fight For EVs Is Expanding The 50 States of Electric Vehicles Report Released by NCCETC

    May 15, 2018 (North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center [NCCETC])

    “…42 states and the District of Columbia took actions related to electric vehicles and charging infrastructure during Q1 2018…with the greatest number of actions relating to electric vehicle fees, charging station deployment and electric vehicle studies…[NCCETC’s The 50 States of Electric Vehicles for Q1 2018 found four apparent or emerging EV policy trends:] (1) states considering multi-faceted electric vehicle plans, (2) contention around utility ownership of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, (3) examining the role of demand charges in vehicle charging rates, and (4) piloting the co-location of energy storage systems with electric vehicle charging infrastructure…A total of 275 electric vehicle actions were taken during Q1 2018 – more than were taken in the entirety of 2017 (227 actions). New York, New Jersey and Hawaii took the greatest number of actions…followed by Massachusetts, Washington and Minnesota…” click here for more

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