From truckers to railroaders, commenters testifying at an Oct. 27 public hearing and in writing expressed concerns ranging from the cost of new electric trucks to the adequacy of charging infrastructure when California’s proposed Advanced Clean Fleets Regulation takes effect beginning in 2024.
The European Union reached a deal to effectively ban new combustion engine cars from 2035, a move that will reshape transportation and mark a significant step on the path to reduce carbon emissions.
LAS VEGAS — As large corporations make bold pledges to achieve carbon neutrality in the coming decades, they are increasingly looking at their supply chains as an opportunity to make progress toward those goals.
The overall life cycle of Class 8 zero-emission trucks would result in a net decrease in carbon dioxide emissions of just 30% compared with internal combustion engines despite the trucks having no direct tailpipe emissions, according to a just-released study by the American Transportation Research Institute.
An ambitious project aimed at capturing millions of tons of carbon emissions along the U.S. Gulf Coast in Texas garnered the support of some of the world’s biggest refiners and chemical manufacturers.
Commodity superpower Cargill Inc. is starting to pay American farmers to adopt growing practices that boost soil health and trap carbon.
PepsiCo Inc., one of the biggest producers of plastic bottles, said it would drastically cut its use of the material as part of a new round of sustainability goals.
Amazon said June 30 that its carbon footprint grew 19% last year as it rushed to deliver a surge of online orders during the pandemic.
Carbon capture is emerging as a key strategy for curbing greenhouse-gas emissions from heavy industry, according to U.S. climate envoy John Kerry.
John Kerry wants to accelerate the decarbonization of the global shipping industry, which spews more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year than France and the U.K. combined.