NEWS & MEDIA
June 29, 2022
To meet today’s economic, political and climate crises, we must sharply reduce demand for gasoline. Coltura outlined its strategy for rapidly and equitably reducing gasoline consumption in an article, “Towards a National Strategy to Cut Gasoline Use,” published last month in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs.
June 8, 2022
Coltura’s Gasoline Superusers report identified millions of lower-income families who use more than 100 gallons of gasoline per month who are struggling under the burden of today’s high gas prices. Many of these families live long distances from their workplaces or drive many miles as part of their jobs. The recent rise in gas prices is causing these families to spend upwards of $600 per month on gasoline, which can be more than one-third of their household income after taxes, rent, and food. High gas prices, and the impacts they entail, are likely to persist for years.
April 19, 2022
The California Assembly Transportation Committee passed a landmark ZEV incentive reform bill, AB 2816, by a bipartisan 6-2 vote on Monday.
April 6, 2022
During the 2022 legislative session, Washington lawmakers approved a $450,000 budget appropriation to study the biggest gasoline users, what policies would most effectively and efficiently get them to switch to EVs, and the resulting economic and climate benefits.
March 25, 2022
Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed into law today a bill setting a date of 2030 for all new cars registered in the state to be electric
March 25, 2022
Seattle, WA – March 25, 2022 – Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed into law today a bill setting a date of 2030 for all new cars registered in the state to be electric.
March 9, 2022
BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TAKES CRITICAL STEP IN RESTORING AUTHORITY FOR STATES TO CONTROL TAILPIPE EMISSIONS
Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) restored authority under the Clean Air Act for California and other states to set vehicle emission standards that exceed those set by the federal government.
February 21, 2022
We are thrilled to share that Sparky’s Electrifying Tale, the first children’s storybook about the harms of gasoline and the benefits of cleaner alternatives like electric vehicles, has won the Mom’s Choice Award for Children’s Books, honoring excellence in family-friendly media, products, and services.
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"Giving up gas-powered cars was a fringe idea, it's now on its way to reality".
- Camila Domonoske, NPR