Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Eyes Reduced Emissions
The Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority is vowing to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide it releases as part of its operations and improve the authority’s environmental impact.
Carbon Deal Targets Pipeline Seeking to Tackle Ethanol Emissions
A project to build a giant pipeline to remove carbon produced by the corn-based ethanol industry struck its first agreement to sell carbon-removal credits.
Truckers Express Concern as California Lawmakers Seek to Phase Out Diesel Big Rigs
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.
EU to Ban New Combustion Engine Cars as of 2035
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.
Shippers Turn to Trucking for Help Meeting Carbon Reduction Goals
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.
ATRI Tallies Environmental Impact of Zero-Emission Trucks
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.
Exxon’s Gulf Coast Carbon Hub Gains Support of Energy Titans
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.
Cargill to Pay Growers for Carbon-Friendly Farming Methods
Commodity superpower Cargill Inc. is starting to pay American farmers to adopt growing practices that boost soil health and trap carbon.
Pepsi Plans to Cut Virgin Plastic by 50%, Go Carbon-Neutral
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 Says Its Carbon Footprint Grew 19% Last Year
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.