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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

Where is the Air-Powered Car?

It’s been a decade since we’ve seen examples of the Air-Car. Since then, the idea of using air pressure to power a car has spread, with minimal fanfare. 283 more words

News

Mayors Sign Pact To Set Goals For Emissions-Free Ports Of Los Angeles, Long Beach

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA.com) — The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach Monday signed a pact that sets clean-air goals for their ports, reaffirming their commitment to adopting the… 451 more words

News

Finland is increasingly Bio-land: Helsinki switches to biofuels

Finland is the cradle of the bioeconomy. And maybe someone could someday propose to change the name from Finland to Bio-land. The latest news is that buses in the Helsinki region and most of machinery and trucks used by the City of Helsinki are switching to waste and residue-based biofuels. 456 more words

Economy