Deutsche Post now automatically offsetting all CO2 emissions from mail transport

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Starting immediately, Deutsche Post is offsetting any unavoidable CO 2 emissions due to mail transport with investments in internationally recognized and certified climate protection projects at no extra charge. Climate protection is a core focus issue for Deutsche Post.

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Lillian Light Is No Lightweight - The Environmental Lioness of the South Bay is Fired Up, Ready To Go!

Creative Greenius

Our relationship started about a month ago when we spent an evening together carpooling to a UCLA workshop on communication climate change that we both participated in. Climate Change: The State of Current Knowledge - 2005. Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement. So that’s going to reach residents with the news about the climate agreement. Our world has been set up to function on the climate that we have had so far.

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Porsche Digital spins off e-mobility company “&Charge” to promote electric mobility

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The “&Charge” platform is currently available in Germany, Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands. &Charge” has been a climate-neutral company since its foundation. Customers can use their collected “kilometers” to support certified climate protection projects.

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BASF and RWE proposing 2GW offshore wind farm for green electricity and hydrogen for chemical industry

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To advance the joint project, the CEOs of BASF and RWE have signed a letter of intent covering a wide-ranging cooperation for the creation of additional capacities for renewable electricity and the use of innovative technologies for climate protection.

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Germany providing another €100M to subsidize private charging stations; €500M total

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We want more climate protection, more clean electric cars on our roads and more use of green electricity. The subsidies are available to private individuals, apartment owners’ associations, housing companies, housing associations and property developers to set up a charging station for electric cars in areas of self-used or rented residential buildings that are not accessible to the public.

Neste to supply DHL Express with sustainable aviation fuel at SFO

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Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel has been made available for all commercial, cargo, business and private aviation operators at SFO, with commitments in place to use SAF from major commercial and business airlines.

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Rosenbauer and Berlin Fire Dept to develop hybrid fire truck; project eLHF

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What initially motivated the Berlin Fire Department’s concluded tendering procedure were the growing demands with regard to environmental protection and the complex exhaust systems of conventional chassis, which are having an increasingly negative effect on the design and operation of firefighting vehicles. Consequently, the hybrid project vehicle is designed to help contribute towards reaching Berlin’s climate protection goals.

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Tesla Model Y converted into green hydrogen car to show “Hyper Hybrid” innovations

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But while the idea to produce a climate-friendly car is admirable, the vehicle Germany used for the project was quite questionable. “Climate protection can only succeed with green hydrogen.

BMW Group & Daimler Mobility transfer moovel Group B2B / B2G business to Deutsche Bahn company Mobimeo; moovel to focus on B2C

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The software solutions are made available to the partners online (“Software-as-a-Service”). With the integration of moovel, we are taking the next big step in the direction of the Deutschlandticket and promoting the mobility transition towards more climate protection.

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Audi introduces 2022 e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT; US pricing starts at $99,900

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This draws heat away from the battery pack and allows the battery to be housed within an aluminum frame designed for structural rigidity and to protect occupants. minutes—among the quickest charging rates currently available of any EV. EPA estimates are not yet available.

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Volkswagen striving to make production of the electric ID. carbon-neutral

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Currently unavoidable CO 2 emissions are offset by investments in certified climate protection projects elsewhere. Apart from climate protection, compliance with social standards also plays a central role for Volkswagen when it comes to resource requirements - especially in the responsible mining of E raw materials such as lithium and cobalt. Unavoidable emissions in the manufacturing process are offset by investments in certified climate projects.

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Daimler receives top marks from Climate Disclosure Project

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Daimler AG has received top marks for disclosure of its climate protection measures aimed at combating climate change, receiving the maximum 100 points in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP’s) “Climate Disclosure Leadership Index” and an “A” rating in the “Climate Performance Leadership Index”. Daimler’s entire truck portfolio (Actros, Arocs, Antos, Atego, Unimog and Econic) is already available in Euro VI versions today.

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ICCT benchmarking report finds wide 51% gap between most- and least- fuel-efficient transatlantic airlines

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Among the highlights of the report: The three least-efficient airlines (Lufthansa, SAS, and British Airways) were collectively responsible for one-fifth of transatlantic available seat kilometers and burned 44%-51% more fuel per passenger kilometer than the most efficient. The US Environmental Protection Agency in 2015 published a draft “endangerment finding”—the first formal step toward regulating aviation greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act.

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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Switzerland’s top ranking reflects strong performance across most issues, especially air quality and climate protection. In general, high scorers exhibit long-standing commitments to protecting public health, preserving natural resources, and decoupling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from economic activity. The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health.

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Ford of Europe piloting geofencing and blockchain technology to ensure PHEVs operate efficiently in city center low-emission zones

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Initiated by the City of Cologne and regional energy supplier RheinEnergie AG, SmartCity Cologne is a cooperative platform for partners throughout the region to pilot technologies and services that promote climate protection and energy transition. The Ford Transit Custom is the first vehicle in its class to offer plug-in hybrid capabilities, and is available to order now with first deliveries before the end of the year.

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Report argues advanced HD natural gas vehicles foundational for California to hit air and climate goals; near zero-emission potential

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Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA), a consulting firm specializing in market development for low emission and alternative fuel vehicle technologies, infrastructure, and fuels for both on- and off-road applications, released a report examining the critical role that ultra-low-emission heavy-duty (HD) natural gas engines can play in helping California achieve its air quality, climate protection and petroleum-displacement goals.

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DeCicco: Transportation GHG reduction policy should focus upstream on fuel supply rather than downstream on choice of fuels in vehicles

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More specifically, he suggests that other than supporting fundamental R&D, programs to promote alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) “ are not currently warranted for climate protection. In addition to managing travel demand and improving vehicle efficiency, the implied climate policy priority is limiting net GHG emissions in fuel supply sectors. ” The paper is available from the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Available at SSRN. In a new working paper, Prof.

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Daimler Trucks & Buses targets completely CO2-neutral fleet of new vehicles by 2039 in Europe, Japan and NAFTA

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At Daimler Trucks & Buses we are clearly committed to the goals of the Paris Climate Protection Agreement and thus to the decarbonization of our industry. Still, there are very specific challenges in the commercial vehicle sector, such as service life and payload availability.

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL fuel cell vehicle cracks 300,000 kilometer mark; Daimler receives f-cell Award 2014

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In 2013, Daimler, Ford and Nissan signed a three-way agreement for the joint development of a common fuel cell system to speed up availability of zero-emission technology and significantly reduce investment costs. In recognition of the 300,000 km milestone, Daimler AG was honored with the “ f-cell Award 2014 ” given by Ministry of Environment, Climate, Protection and Energy Sector Baden-Württemberg and the Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation (WRS). “

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Alstom to build 14 Coradia iLint fuel-cell trains for LNVG

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Hydrogen and fuel cells are an ideal combination for climate protection as well as for the energy and transport revolution. LNVG will rent the premises for the filling station from evb and will make it available to Linde AG, which will also be responsible for the operation and construction permit. Alstom will build 14 Coradia iLint fuel-cell trains ( earlier post ) for the Local Transport Authority of Lower Saxony (Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen, LNVG).

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$12M German project to develop technology for syngas production from CO2 and H2; new hydrogen production method

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million (US$12 million) to subsidize the project within its “Technologies for Sustainability and Climate Protection – Chemical Processes and Use of CO 2 ” scheme. Together with our project partners, we aim to develop a technology that will open up innovative ways of producing the basic key chemicals hydrogen and syngas on an industrial scale from natural gas, a resource that will be available for the long term.

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Promising results from Mercedes-Benz fleet test of Clariant high-octane cellulosic E20

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Second generation biofuels coming from agricultural residues are now technologically ready and available for production and application. Hence cellulosic ethanol can make a significant contribution to climate protection, so making it for us a building block of sustainable mobility. Clariant, Haltermann and Mercedes-Benz have fleet-tested high-octane sunliquid 20 fuel—containing 20% cellulosic ethanol produced from straw—since January. Earlier post.)

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Volkswagen’s ID.3 debuts for the European market

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models will also be exclusively available with fully electric drive. However, should CO 2 emissions be unavoidable along the supply chain, these will be compensated by investments in climate protection projects. In addition, the joint venture Ionity, in which Volkswagen owns a stake, aims to install 400 ultra-fast charging stations along main European routes by 2020 that use 100 percent renewable energy—providing it is available in the respective country.

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Volkswagen Group to invest more than €9.8 billion in China by 2015; efficient products and production

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At Volkswagen, we are convinced that climate protection and efficient technologies are drivers for economic growth. The Foshan facility was the first car factory in China to receive a Triple-Star Green Building Award, the highest state award available for environmentally compatible factory design. The Volkswagen Group, through its two Chinese joint ventures, will be investing more than €9.8

2013 193

North American Countries Target “Super” Greenhouse Gases Through Strengthened Ozone Treaty

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The US, Canada, and Mexico have submitted a proposal to strengthen climate protection under the Montreal Protocol— the international treaty that phases out the production of a number of substances responsible for ozone depletion. Climate protection from the Montreal and Kyoto protocols. If accepted by the other Montreal Protocol Parties, the proposal would deliver climate mitigation equivalent to preventing more than 100 billion tonnes of CO 2 emissions.

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BASF intensifying R & D of products for sustainable electromobility; triple-digit million euro investment in batteries over next 5 years

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Electromobility will only significantly contribute to environmental and climate protection when the electricity from the batteries has been generated high efficiently and with less CO 2. We are also developing innovative storage technologies because in our latitudes these forms of energy are not available 24/7.

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U-Mich researcher’s first-principles analysis challenges conventional carbon accounting for biofuels; implications for climate policy

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In a paper that could have a significant impact on climate policies for transportation fuels, Dr. John M. Nevertheless, biofuels are controversial because of the uncertainties that surround their net climatic benefits; the conditions that need to be met for beneficial biofuel systems; and differences in methods, data and assumptions used for evaluation. Biomass Climate Change Emissions Fuels Lifecycle analysis Policy

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Volkswagen’s first two production battery-electric vehicles debut at Frankfurt

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can be influenced via the regenerative braking function, of which there are five levels available: ‘D’ (regeneration via electromechanical brake servo only when applying the brake), ‘D1’, D2’, ‘D3’ and ‘B’. If the traffic becomes more congested (especially therefore in urban areas) or the road becomes more winding, the regenerative braking settings are available to the driver. As a result the battery’s full range is available at the start of the journey.

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Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

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Markey of Massachusetts, both Democrats, built their climate change bill last year in large measure around it. As Senators Graham, Kerry and Lieberman try to resuscitate the climate change bill by introducing a revised bill in mid-to-late April, twenty-three U.S. Western Climate Initiative (WCI). Participation by a large number of bidders for a small slice of the overall pie of available allowances leads to the most economically efficient outcome.

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Green Star to Demonstrate Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle

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The advantages of a PHEV with a larger battery pack with ranges up to 40 miles or more is that it gives you the ability to recharge this battery pack from the electric utility company at night, utilizing inexpensive clean electrical energy which is abundantly available during night time hours. Night time electric power is available from many renewable resources therefore reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.