This New York Times article gives details of the new fuel economy standards for cars issued yesterday by the Obama administration. It also describes the history, politics, and economics of the mileage standards that car companies must adopt by 2016. The new fuel standards are 30% higher than current ones.
The dust has settled at COP27, the 27th United Nations Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt where a record 45,000 people registered to attend. The longest running summit of all the conferences, agreements made in the final moments has left us all with hope but also doubts.