Educating the New Leaders in Sustainable Transportation

Hear Dan Sperling talk about the exceptional UC Davis Transportation Technology and Policy Graduate Program.

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Investors want Exxon to account for climate change
NPR’s Marketplace
Dan Sperling, director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis said oil companies need to realize the future looks different. “In any scenario you look at, the growth in oil consumption will slow down, if not decline, and in a world like that, the prices of oil are not going to be going up above $100 or 150,” Sperling said. “They’re not going back to those levels on a sustained basis, probably forever.”
EVs and An Appeal Beyond Emissions: Tom Turrentine Drives Us Down the Electric Highway
Jefferson Public Radio
While some electric car buyers are motivated by environmental concerns, those do not always top the list of reasons for buying.  Research from the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies [includes] testimonials from people who just think electrics are sweet rides. Listen to the interview with Tom Turrentine, who directs the Plug-in Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Research Center.