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Climate Power Calls On Big Oil To Stop Trying to Recycle Their Debunked, Garbage Ads

Washington, D.C. – This morning brought us yet another round of ads paid for by the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers that lie about the Biden administration, make payments towards Donald Trump’s $1 billion request for help, and deliberately attempt to scare and mislead viewers, reusing the exact same false claims that they tried to mislead the American public with just last month.  

May 14, 2024

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ICYMI: In Detroit, Energy Secretary Granholm, Vice President Harris Announce $100 Million in EV Transition Funding for Auto Parts Manufacturers

Detroit, Mich. – On Monday, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm joined Vice President Kamala Harris, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su in Detroit to announce more than $100 million in federal funding for small- and medium-sized auto parts manufacturers to expand or retool their facilities to support the shift to electric vehicles.  Highlights […]

May 8, 2024

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MEMO: The Facts about Electric Vehicles

As election season heats up, electric vehicles (EVs) have become a political lightning rod, with critics in the GOP and the fossil fuel industry serving up increasingly inflammatory attacks.

May 2, 2024

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Climate Power Statement on President Biden’s New Pollution Standards

Washington, D.C. –  In response to today’s finalized EPA pollution standards for heavy-duty vehicles, the latest step from the Biden administration to protect our clean air, Climate Power senior advisor for oil and gas Alex Witt issued the following statement

March 29, 2024

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Declaración de Climate Power sobre el liderazgo del presidente Biden en relación a vehículos limpios, los planes de Trump para enviar empleos automotrices Estadounidenses a China

Washington, D.C. — En respuesta a las normas finales de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental del día de hoy para la contaminación de vehículos ligeros y medianos para los años modelo 2027-2032, el elemento más reciente del plan de energía limpia asequible del presidente Biden, Alex Witt, asesora principal para petróleo y gas de Climate […]

March 20, 2024

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Climate Power Statement on President Biden’s Leadership on Clean Cars, Trump’s Plans to Send American Auto Jobs to China

Washington, D.C. –  In response to today’s final Environmental Protection Agency pollution standards for light- and medium-duty vehicles for the model years 2027-2032, the latest element of President Biden’s affordable clean energy plan, Climate Power senior advisor for oil and gas Alex Witt issued the following statement

March 20, 2024

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Rivian Pauses Plans to Build $5 Billion Electric Vehicle Factory in Georgia, Expands in Illinois Instead

Atlanta, GA – Today Rivian announced that it will pause plans to build a $5 billion electric vehicle factory—proof that Governor Kemp’s supposedly pro-business strategies are hurting everyday Georgians, not helping them. Rivian will instead focus production at its Illinois factory for now—despite $1.5 billion in state-level incentives offered to lure Rivian to Georgia.  “Kemp has claimed that […]

March 8, 2024

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New Analysis Reveals Electric Vehicles Can Save Arizonans Up to $24,900 Compared to Gas-Powered Cars Over 10 Years

Today, Environmental Defense Fund and WSP, in partnership with Climate Power,  released a new analysis that found many popular and widely anticipated electric vehicles (EVs) offer  Arizona consumers thousands of dollars in lifetime cost savings. The analysis looked at net purchase cost  of the vehicle, fuel costs, insurance costs, and maintenance costs over 10 years, […]

January 31, 2024

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New Analysis Reveals Electric Vehicles Can Save Georgians Up to $20,100 Compared to Gas-Powered Cars Over Ten Years

Today, Environmental Defense Fund and WSP, in partnership with Climate Power, released new analysis that found many popular and widely anticipated electric vehicles (EVs) offer Georgia consumers thousands of dollars in lifetime cost savings. The analysis looked at net purchase cost of the vehicle, fuel costs, insurance costs, and maintenance costs over ten years, using Georgia specific […]

January 31, 2024

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces More Than $57 Million in Awards for Clean School Buses in Georgia 

Atlanta, GA — This week, the Biden-Harris administration announced nearly $1 billion in funding to 67 applicants to transition to electric and low-emission school buses. This groundbreaking investment, part of $5 billion authorized for the Clean School Bus Program under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will assist in the purchase of more than 2,700 clean school buses in 280 school […]

January 10, 2024