Author: cheryl katz Yale Environment360

  • As EV sales slow, focus shifts for some to heavy duty vehicles

    Low gasoline prices and continuing performance issues have slowed the growth of electric car sales. But that has not stymied progress in electrifying larger vehicles, including garbage trucks, city buses, and medium-sized trucks used by freight giants like FedEx.The clang of garbage cans will still probably wake people way too early in the morning. But…

  • Ocean salinities show an intensified water cycle

    Evidence that the world’s water cycle has already intensified is contained in new research to be published in the American Journal of Climate. The stronger water cycle means arid regions have become drier and high rainfall regions wetter as atmospheric temperature increases.