Diesel Dies Early: Truck Makers Agree To End ICE Production By 2040

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 17:27:12 +0000

Europe’s seven largest commercial truck makers have jointly agreed to end the sale of diesel-engined trucks by 2040. Instead, Daf, Daimler, Ford, Iveco, Man, Scania, and Volvo will switch focus to hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric vehicles, allowing them to achieve their zero-emissions goals a full decade earlier than previously planned

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Latest “Hydrogen Economy” Round Is Hype, But There Is A Place For Hydrogen

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 20:53:25 +0000

There’s a $120 billion global hydrogen industry that we have to kick the fossil fuel companies out of. 3-4% of global petroleum use is for long-haul shipping and aviation. About 8% of CO2e emissions globally are from steelmaking. That’s more than enough for CleanTechnica to report on. Boosterism for hydrogen outside of those spaces is just perpetuating the wrong industry

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What Can We Do About Aviation-Related Warming? An Exploration Via Methanol

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 22:52:17 +0000

Long-haul aviation is a hard global warming nut to crack, and assessing methanol as a potential nutcracker shows why

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EU Transport Plan — Big Step, But Risks Rerun of Biofuels Fiasco

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 14:09:48 +0000

The EU this week charted a course for aviation and shipping out of the Covid crisis without fossil fuels. Transport & Environment (T&E) welcomed the European Commission’s mobility strategy but said the heavy reliance on biofuels instead of electrofuels for planes and ships risks an ecological disaster similar to the bloc’s last biofuels misadventure

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All New Lorries Must Be Emissions-Free In The 2030s If The UK Is To Decarbonise By 2050 — Study

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:59:19 +0000

The sales of new diesel lorries will need to be phased out during the 2030s if the UK is to reach its net zero-emission climate target by 2050, a new study by NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) finds

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The United States Consumed Record Amount Of Renewable Energy In 2019

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 02:20:47 +0000

In 2019, consumption of renewable energy in the United States grew for the fourth year in a row, reaching a record 11.5 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu), or 11% of total U.S. energy consumption

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EU Diesel Drivers Burn 100× More Palm Oil Than All Oreo Cookies In World

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:52:09 +0000

Transport & Environment (T&E) has release a report that shows that EU drivers burn more palm oil in their diesel fuel in a year than is put in all of the Oreo cookies in the world each year

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Stripe Is Spending $1 Million To Fight Climate Change

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 21:20:02 +0000

Stripe has revealed it is spending $1 million to fight climate change. For those who may not know what Stripe is, it’s an online payment platform that allows online sellers such as myself to accept credit card payments, Apple Pay, or even Google Pay for goods and services

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