Donald Trump has stated desires to pull out of the Paris agreement and burn more fossil fuels, which are certainly at odds with ushering in the electric vehicle revolution. (Image courtesy of Consumer Reports)

If we want a future full of electric cars, we’re going to need non-Trumpian policies

Without an unlikely boost from government policy electric vehicles arent likely to rule the roads anytime soon.

What will Trump's policies on energy and the climate look like? (Photograph by Patrick Kovarick | Getty

Here’s how President Trump’s energy and climate policies may play out

Threats to pull out of the Paris agreement and burn more fossil fuels are more likely than you may hope.

It's not going to be good, but it might okay.

The Paris climate agreement might be able to survive a Trump presidency

It's not going to be good, but it might okay.

With nearly 18,000 megawatts of capacity, Texas, if it were a country, would be the sixth-largest generator of wind power in the world, right behind Spain. (Photographs by Sandy Carson)

Why the Texas wind boom may be an outlier rather than a model for the wind industry in the rest of the U.S.

With nearly megawatts of capacity, Texas, if it were a country, would be the sixth-largest generator of wind power in the world, right behind Spain. (Photographs by Sandy Carson)

The mayor of Paris said the policy showed that the cities “no longer tolerate air pollution and the health problems and deaths it causes.” (Photograph by Fred Dufour | Getty)

Paris, Athens, Madrid, and Mexico City are all banning diesel cars

The mayor of Paris said the policy showed that the cities “no longer tolerate air pollution and the health problems and deaths it causes.” (Photograph by Fred Dufour

Over the next four years, the EU will likely surpass America with its climate goals. (Photograph by Volker Hartmann | Getty)

The EU’s new energy goals are exactly the kind that Donald Trump will seek to avoid

Over the next four years, the EU will likely surpass America with its climate goals. (Photograph by Volker Hartmann

Gasoline is like some kind of drug: we know it’s bad for the planet, but we just can’t give it up. (Photograph by Spencer Platt | Getty)

Global gasoline consumption is about to peak, thanks to electric cars

Electric Cars Are About to Dent Global Gasoline Consumption

No amount of regulatory rollbacks can bring the coal industry roaring back at this point. (Photograph by George Frey | Getty)

Coal miners hoping to get their jobs back under a Trump presidency will be disappointed

No amount of regulatory rollbacks can bring the coal industry roaring back at this point. (Photograph by George Frey

Trump has vowed to kill the Clean Power Plan, but has also vowed to invest $500 billion in infrastructure, some of which could benefit renewable energy sources.

Trump’s impact on clean-energy businesses, like most things, is hard to predict

“Look,” Obama appears to be saying, “the invisible hand of the market is guiding us toward a low-carbon future.” (Photograph by Brendan Smialowski | Getty)

Obama argues that the world’s move toward renewables is “irreversible”

The president-elect—who has made no secret of the fact that he wants to increase U.S. oil production—may find Obama’s play hard to counter. (Photograph by David Ryder | Getty)

Obama’s drilling ban is just one of many forces pushing the U.S. toward renewables

The president-elect—who has made no secret of the fact that he wants to increase U. oil production—may find Obama’s play hard to counter. (Photograph by David Ryder

The solution to our energy problem might be underneath our feet. (Photograph by Joel Saget | Getty)

The world’s hottest borehole promises to unleash masses of energy from the Earth

To Tap Earth’s Energy, Drill the World’s Hottest Hole

Over the next 20 years, the fund will back projects that promise the biggest possible benefit to the planet’s future climate. (Photograph by Alex Wong | Getty)

Bill Gates’s new $1 billion fund will back radical clean energy ideas

Bill Gates warns that a new kind of terrorism could be coming, and the 'potential damage is very, very huge'

More than a dozen firms offering these systems are now operating throughout the content. (Photograph by Tony Karumba | Getty)

Off the grid solar is increasingly solving power problems in parts of rural Africa

More than a dozen firms offering these systems are now operating throughout the content. (Photograph by Tony Karumba

The cement-making process is a carbon emitter, but cement itself is a carbon sponge. (Photograph by David Holt | Flickr)

Cement-making isn’t as awful for the climate as we thought

The cement-making process is a carbon emitter, but cement itself is a carbon sponge. (Photograph by David Holt

Washington State rejected the idea of a carbon tax by 59 percent to 41. In sharp contrast, just across the world’s longest border, carbon taxes are attracting politically diverse support. (Photograph by Bruce Bennett | Getty)

Canada moves ahead on carbon taxes, leaving the U.S. behind

Washington State rejected the idea of a carbon tax by 59 percent to In sharp contrast, just across the world’s longest border, carbon taxes are attracting politically diverse support. (Photograph by Bruce Bennett

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