T&E: Rising use of private jets sends CO2 emissions soaring

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CO 2 emissions from private jets in Europe increased by nearly a third (31%) between 2005 and 2019, rising faster than commercial aviation emissions, according to a new report from environmental campaign group Transport & Environment (T&E).

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EEA reports sharp decrease in CO2 emissions of new cars in Europe in 2020

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The European Environment Agency (EEA) has published its provisional data about the CO 2 emissions of newly registered passenger cars and vans in Europe in 2020. For cars, the data show a 12% decrease in average cO 2 emissions, compared with 2019.

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EIA expects 7% increase in US energy-sector CO2 emissions as economic activity increases during 2021

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Increased economic activity and a changing fuel mix in the electric power sector in 2021 will lead to a significant increase in energy-related carbon dioxide emissions this year, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) August Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO). After decreasing by 11% in 2020, US energy-related CO 2 emissions will increase by 7% to reach 4.9 Despite significant growth in energy-related CO2 emissions as the U.S.

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Roskill: CO2 emissions from lithium production set to triple by 2025

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CO 2 emissions from the production of refined lithium. Note: Emissions are classed as the CO 2 emissions (from all fuel sources). For the purposes of this analysis, emissions are classed as any anthropogenic sources of CO 2.

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Study: 2/3 of aviation climate impact due to emissions other than CO2

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of the human-made climate impact; two-thirds of this impact are caused by emissions other than CO 2 , according to a new study by researchers in Europe and the US. This new study is based on a thorough review of a decade of research on aviation emissions. Aviation accounts for 3.5%

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New ICCT study finds low-cost carriers driving 90% of US airline CO2 emissions growth

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A new study by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) on aviation fuel burn and associated greenhouse gas emissions has found that overall fuel burn and, therefore, CO 2 emissions from US airlines increased by 7% from 2005 to 2019. Aviation Emissions Market Backgroun

EEA final data shows average car CO2 emissions in Europe kept increasing in 2019

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Average emissions from new passenger cars in Europe increased for the third consecutive year in 2019, reaching 122.3?grams Most new SUVs registered were gasoline vehicles, with average emissions of 134 g CO 2 /km, which is around 13 g CO 2 /km higher than other new gasoline cars.

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T&E study finds plug-in hybrids show higher CO2 emissions than claimed

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T&E has commissioned Emissions Analytics to test three of the most popular PHEVs sold in 2019: a BMW X5 (longest EV range PHEV available), a Volvo XC60 and the Mitsubishi Outlander. Unless you drive them softly, carbon emissions can go off the charts.

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Maersk sets net zero CO2 emission target by 2050

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of global CO2 emissions. This makes the sector pivotal in bringing down global emissions. Already, Maersk’s relative CO 2 emissions (CO 2 emissions per container moved) have been reduced by 46% (baseline 2007), approximately 9% more than the shipping industry average. Climate Change Emissions Ports and MarineMaersk, the world’s largest container shipping company, has set a goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

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Kobe Steel demonstrates technology that can reduce blast furnace CO2 emissions by ~20%

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KOBELCO) has successfully demonstrated technology that can reduce CO 2 emissions from blast furnace operations by approximately 20% by combining the Midrex’ HBI technologies and the blast furnace operations of Kobe Steel. Climate Change Emissions Manufacturing Market Background Materials

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Study: Synthetic fuels cost more money and cause more CO2 emissions vs. batteries

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As buzz around synthetic fuels builds, the Europe-focused environmental group Transport & Environment (T&E) cautions that vehicles burning these supposedly greener fuels may cause more carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions than battery-powered vehicles, and cost more as well.

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Novel membrane-free Mg-CO2 battery sequesters CO2 and generates electricity

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Researchers at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have designed a membrane-free (MF) Mg-CO 2 battery as an advanced approach to sequester CO 2 emissions by generating electricity and value-added chemicals without any harmful by-products.

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EPFL team develops on-board system to capture CO2 from trucks; reducing emissions by 90%

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Researchers at EPFL have patented a new concept that could cut trucks’ CO 2 emissions by almost 90%. Only 10% of the CO 2 emissions cannot be recycled, and the researchers propose to offset that using biomass. Carbon Capture and Conversion (CCC) Diesel Emissions Fuels

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GlobalData: COVID-19 puts EV sales and CO2 fleet emission targets at risk

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GlobalData research shows that lower oil prices as a result of the COVID-19 crisis could reduce electric vehicle demand and impair EU efforts to significantly reduce average new vehicle CO 2 emissions in the European car market. This could prove very problematic for the industry in a year that was supposed to mark the big shift to EVs to reduce fleet CO2 emissions in line with new tighter EU CO 2 targets.

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EIA: CO2 emissions from US power sector have declined 28% since 2005

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US electric power sector CO 2 emissions have declined 28% since 2005 because of slower electricity demand growth and changes in the mix of fuels used to generate electricity, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). EIA calculated that CO 2 emissions from the electric power sector totaled 1,744 million metric tons (MMmt) in 2017, the lowest level since 1987. Source: US EIA, US Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions , 2017.

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Tula study shows electrified DSF for LDV mild hybrid diesels reduces CO2 emissions by up to 11%

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The study validated that Tula’s Dynamic Skip Fire (DSF) developed for mild-hybrid diesel vehicles reduced CO 2 emissions in a 2.3 When Tula’s software strategies were implemented, an additional 11% of CO2 was eliminated compared to industry-leading hybrid powertrains. We created a synergistic technology by combining mild hybrid powertrain controls with our diesel Dynamic Skip Fire, which has proven to be very effective at reducing NO x and CO 2 emissions in heavy duty trucks.

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ITF: measures to decrease road freight CO2 emissions

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A new brief published by the International Transport Forum (ITF)—an intergovernmental organization at the OECD with 59 member countries— identifies proven measures that decrease road freight’s CO 2 emissions. This will offset any expected efficiency gains and lead to an increase in emissions by 2050, not a reduction. They account for 40% of the expected increase in oil demand to 2050 and 15% of the increase in global CO 2 emissions. Emissions Heavy-duty Policy

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Fraunhofer ISI/ICCT analysis of PHEV data finds real-world CO2 emissions 2-4x higher than official values

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A new analysis of the real-world usage of more than 100,000 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles shows a large deviation between on-road CO 2 emissions and fuel efficiency and the official vehicle type-approval values. On average, the real-world fuel consumption and CO 2 emission values of plug-in hybrid vehicles for private drivers in Germany are more than twice as high as according to the official test procedure.

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BMW plans to reduce CO2 emissions in vehicle life cycles by 40% by 2030


German automaker BMW has announced an updated timeline to reduce carbon emissions throughout the entire life cycle of its internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, including the entire production process.

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Europe: Jaguar Land Rover Will Pay Tesla For CO2 Emission Pooling


The company joins Tesla's CO2 emission pool alongside Honda for the year 2021

New system for more efficient CO2 electrolysis to hydrocarbon products

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2020) “CO2 electrolysis to multicarbon products at activities greater than 1 A cm -2.” Carbon Capture and Conversion (CCC) Emissions Fuels

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Zero Electric Vehicles, Inc.,(ZEV) Announces its Class 3 Conversion Kit to Eliminate 144 million Pounds of CO2 Emissions from our Atmosphere in 12 Months

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May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ZEV, an innovative, sustainable energy company for electric vehicles, today announced their mission to eliminate over 144 million pounds of CO2 emissions from the atmosphere over the next 12 months. TEMPE, Ariz.,

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Mercedes-Benz blockchain pilot project provides transparency on CO2 emissions in cobalt supply chain

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Together with start-up Circulor , Mercedes-Benz is conducting a pilot project for transparency on CO 2 emissions in the cobalt supply chain as part of STARTUP AUTOBAHN. A blockchain-based system maps the production flow of the materials as well as the associated CO 2 emissions.

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EEA: average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans in Europe increased again in 2019

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2 -emissions-from-new-cars-vans-2019">According to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), average CO 2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU), Iceland, Norway and the United Kingdom (UK), increased in 2019, for the third consecutive year. The average CO 2 emissions from new vans also increased slightly. On average, the CO 2 emissions of diesel cars (127.0 Average emissions were lowest in Cyprus (131.9

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Audi aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 30% over the vehicle lifecycle by 2025

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Audi has set the goal of successively reducing vehicle-specific CO 2 emissions by 30% by 2025 compared with reference year 2015 and over the entire product lifecycle. Combined CO 2 emissions in g/km: 53 – 46.). Audi Brussels has thus reduced its CO 2 emissions by a total of up to 40,000 tons each year. Climate Change Electric (Battery) Emissions Lifecycle analysis Manufacturing Sustainability

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EEA: average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans in Europe increased in 2018

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According to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), the average CO 2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU) in 2018 increased for the second consecutive year, reaching 120.4 For the first time, the average CO 2 emissions from new vans also increased. Manufacturers will have to reduce emissions of their fleet significantly to meet the upcoming 2020 and 2021 targets. Average emissions were highest in Germany (173.4

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EIA: energy-related CO2 emissions in US to fall 11% this year

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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that US energy-related carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions will decline by 11% in 2020. Petroleum is the largest single source of energy-related CO 2 emissions in the United States, accounting for 46% of the 2019 total.

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Ford hits CO2 manufacturing emissions reduction target of 30% per vehicle 8 years early

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Ford Motor Company has met its goal to reduce manufacturing CO 2 emissions eight years ahead of schedule. The goal, set in 2010, aimed to reduce the company’s global carbon dioxide emissions from manufacturing operations by 30% per vehicle produced by 2025. The results are significant, with a global manufacturing CO 2 emissions reduction of more than 3.4 Ford also remains focused on reducing vehicle emissions. Emissions Manufacturing

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Study: countries seeking to cut CO2 emissions must get a handle on city-level emissions

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Countries seeking to meet Paris Agreement targets on CO 2 emissions must get a grip on the amount of pollution produced at city level, according to a new open-access study published in S cience Advances by an international team of researchers from Europe and China. Using China as a model, the team compared emissions data from 180 cities across the country, looking at the industrial make-up of each city, its socioeconomic profile, and the types of energy produced and consumed.

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Researchers map CO2 emissions for entire Los Angeles Megacity to help improve environmental policymaking

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A team from Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, the University of Michigan, the National Institute of Standardized Technology (NIST) and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have developed a high-resolution, bottom-up emissions map that includes every building and road in the Los Angeles megacity basin for a total of 176 million tons of CO 2 per year. For example, about 60 percent of roadway emissions come from 10 percent of the roads. Big Data Emissions Mapping

Researchers demonstrate efficient electrochemical reduction of CO2 to C2+ alcohols

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When powered by renewable solar or wind energy sources, the electrocatalytic CO 2 reduction reaction (CO 2 RR) is a promising approach to produce value-added chemicals/fuels and store renewable energy to achieve the goal of net-zero-emissions.

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Volkswagen investing in climate protection projects to compensate for unavoidable CO2 emissions

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The first project, Katingan Mentaya , a forest protection project on the Indonesian island of Borneo, compensates for the currently still unavoidable CO 2 emissions from the supply chain, production and delivery of the new Volkswagen e-vehicle ID.3, as well as emissions from other areas. The decarbonization strategy of the Volkswagen Group focuses on the prevention and reduction of CO 2 emissions, for example through energy efficiency and conversion to renewable energies.

European Parliament proposes 40% cut in new car CO2 by 2030; acceleration of sales of electric and low-emission cars

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Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) approved a proposal which would set a higher target for reducing EU fleet-wide emissions for new cars by 2030 of 40% (compared to the EU Commission’s 30%; year of reference 2021) with an intermediate target of 20% by 2025. Market uptake of electric and low- emission cars should also accelerate, said MEPs. Until then, CO 2 emissions must be measured based on data from the cars’ fuel consumption meters. Emissions Europe Regulations

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JATO: European new car CO2 emissions highest average since 2014; shift from diesel to gasoline and SUVs rise

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An analysis by JATO Dynamics has found that average new vehicle CO 2 emissions in European increased in 2018, with the total average increasing by 2.4 The analysis covered 23 markets in Europe and found a direct correlation between diesel car registrations and average CO2 emissions. Instead of moving forwards, the industry is regressing at a time when emissions targets are getting tougher. The emissions averages for SUVs worsened by 1.4 Diesel Emissions Europe

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USC, NREL team develops sustainably produceable nanoparticle for thermocatalytic CO2 hydrogenation; emissions into fuels

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The particles can be produced at an industrial scale at a low cost, and with minimal environmental impact, providing an attractive pathway toward reducing the world’s greenhouse emissions.

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New report finds global CO2 vehicle emission reduction measures falter; dropping diesels, increasing SUVs

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The slowdown was especially pronounced in advanced economies; 27 countries saw an increase or stagnation in average vehicle CO 2 emissions in the two years up to 2017. Every key vehicle market, with the exception of the US, has shown an increased gap between tested results and real-driving CO 2 emissions of more than 10%, diverging to as high as 50%.

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Emissions Analytics: mass adoption of hybrids, rather than low-volume BEVs most effective for cutting CO2 now, meeting 2030 targets; best use of limited resource

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Emissions Analytics, a leading independent specialist for the scientific measurement of real-world emissions, suggests that mass adoption of hybrid vehicles, rather than low-volume take-up of full BEVs, is the most effective solution to cutting CO 2 now and also in meeting 2030 emission targets. —Nick Molden, CEO of Emissions Analytics. Electrification has proved to be a promising path to reducing tailpipe emissions.

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Technical brief: transportation overtaking electricity generation as the largest source of US CO2 emissions

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The average rate at which CO 2 is emitted from vehicle tailpipes and other mobile sources has exceeded the rate of CO 2 emissions from electric power plants over seven of the past eight months. Although efficiency gains are limiting transportation emissions growth, the gains are not enough to reduce the sector’s CO 2 emissions in the face of increased travel and shipping, DeCicco writes. CO 2 emissions from the transportation sector increased at an average rate of 1.8%

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California "green hydrogen" facility claims to displace more CO2 than electrolysis from renewable energy

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Hydrogen firm SG H2 Energy plans to build a hydrogen production facility that, the companies claim, will significantly reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

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Emissions Saved By Police Tesla

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Tons of CO2 Emissions Avoided It should come as no surprise that a Ford Explorer that is subject to heavy police-vehicle use burns a ton of gas. Blog Data Electric Vehicles Uncategorized Emission Savings on Westport Tesla EV Club of CT Westport Police Tesla Model 3

Tesla and Jaguar Land Rover partner in CO2 to avoid EU emission fines


Tesla will have a new addition to its CO2 pool in Jaguar Land Rover, which will help the latter company avoid hefty fines for not reaching target emissions goals set by the European Union.

Yadea Helps Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions by 30 Million Tons

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Ltd. (“Yadea”, 01585.HK), a leading electric two-wheel vehicle brand, has revealed that the cumulative sales from its electric motorcycles, electric mopeds, electric bikes and electric kick scooters have helped cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32.4

Researchers tailor catalyst microenvironments to enhance CO2 electroreduction to multicarbon products

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A promising route for turning CO 2 emissions into a fuel feedstock is the process of electrochemical reduction (e.g., earlier post ). However, to be commercially viable, the process needs to be improved to yield a higher amount of desirable carbon-rich products.

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