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BMW "zero emissions" ad banned in UK

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against BMW (UK) and a Facebook advertisement which claimed the company’s i3 car “really is a clean car and helps to give back to the environment”. 219 more words

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Oxford is set to become the world's first zero emissions zone

Plans set out by Oxford city council and Oxfordshire county council show it will phase out petrol and diesel cars in six streets in the city centre from 2020. 203 more words

What is the value of an electric car to the environment at present: zero emissions or reduction in use of fossil energy?

Electric cars are often portrayed in the media as clean, zero emissions vehicles that tap on the latest innovations in renewable energy technologies. However, are they truly zero emissions vehicles and what is their most important contributions to environmental protection? 334 more words

Climate Change

Avoiding dangerous to catastrophic climate change

I haven’t really had much to say, hence the lack of posts. I still don’t, but I thought I would quickly highlight a recent paper by Xu and Ramanathan called… 381 more words

Climate Change

Germany to Put First Zero-Emissions Train Into Service This December

❝ Trains, buses and trucks are all vital to the modern world, but the vast majority of them use huge amounts of fuel and create tons of air pollution.

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Technology

San Joaquin regional transit district opens first 100% electric, zero-emissions bus rapid transit route in the U.S.

Stockton, California – San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will convert its existing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Express Route 44 to 100 percent battery-electric, zero-emissions buses in August.  451 more words

Commercial Vehicles

Plug-in and Ride: The Promise and Potential Challenges of Electric Buses

By Tracy Zafian, UMTC Research Fellow

The use of electric buses and other zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) holds great promise to help reduce vehicle emissions and promote a clearer, less polluting transportation sector. 749 more words

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