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Impact & Regulations

Senators push back on emissions mandates for states

October 18, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) are urging the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to withdraw a proposal to implement greenhouse gas emissions performance measures on state departments of transportation and metropolitan planning organizations. Capito, ranking […]


Shipping

Trucking industry concerned about SEC’s proposed climate rules

July 14, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Small and large carriers alike are wondering how the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed climate disclosure rules could affect their businesses. The regulations would require publicly traded companies to make climate risks and impacts available to investors and the public. […]


Shipping

Progress made on life-cycle Greenhouse Gas (GHG) guidelines for alternative low/zero carbon marine fuels

September 27, 2021

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

An International Maritime Organization (IMO) working group has made concrete progress in developing lifecycle GHG/carbon intensity guidelines (LCA guidelines), to be utilized when assessing the overall climate impact of new fuels, which shipping needs to transition to in order to […]


Travel & Public Transit

New Fuel Cell Tech Points Toward Zero-Emission Trains

September 17, 2021

Via: IEEE Spectrum

Diesel and steam-powered trains have been transporting passengers and cargo around the world for more than 200 years—all the while releasing greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere. In the hopes of a greener future, many countries and companies are eyeing […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Maersk Tankers signs Sea Cargo Charter

February 5, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

The Sea Cargo Charter is consistent with the targets of the UN’s International Maritime Organization, including GHG emissions reduction by at least 50% by 2050. The agreement was first signed by a group of the world’s leading energy, agriculture, mining, […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Democrats’ infrastructure plans brimming with climate action

January 29, 2020

Via: Politico

House Democrats are rolling out an infrastructure framework today, anchored by Transportation Chairman Peter DeFazio’s surface transportation bill, which POLITICO got a draft of. The climate-centric proposal will be a radical departure from past highway-era bills, DeFazio said. “It is […]


Shipping

Study: LNG as Marine Fuel not Such a Cool Choice?

January 29, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

The study explained that LNG being mostly methane, is a potent greenhouse gas (GHG) that traps 86 times more heat in the atmosphere than the same amount of CO2 over a 20-year time period. “If even a small amount of […]


Shipping

Fuel Flexibility Is Key for Shipping’s Lower Emissions Goal

September 12, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

This year’s Maritime Forecast to 2050 report focused on the challenge of reducing the carbon intensity of the global fleet to meet the ambitious targets set by the IMO’s greenhouse gas reduction (GHG) strategy. Remi Eriksen, Group President and CEO […]


Shipping

SEALNG: LNG Sets Path Forward to Meet IMO GHG Reduction Goals

March 1, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

As explained, the maritime industry has two broad but major environmental initiatives related to air emissions — dramatic improvement of global air quality and reduction of GHGs. Reinforcing the case for LNG as a marine fuel, SEA\LNG Chairman Peter Keller […]


Shipping

LR: Zero Emission Ships’ Main Challenge Lies in Fuel Storage

June 4, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The move, considered as a potentially game-changing development, envisages at least halving the shipping sector’s greenhouse gas emissions over the period, however, without a clear plan of action, many questions have arisen as to how this would be accomplished. Katharine […]