DOE: Life cycle GHG emissions for 2020 electric small SUV were half those of a conventional gasoline small SUV

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C2G emissions are a sum of WTW emissions and emissions associated with vehicle manufacturing. Life cycle GHG emissions (g CO 2 e/mi) for current (2020) and future (2050) fuels and vehicle technologies for small SUVs.

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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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Emissions Analytics finds pollution from tire wear can be 1,000x worse than exhaust emissions

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Pollution from tire wear can be 1,000 times worse than a car’s exhaust emissions, Emissions Analytics has found. New cars now emit very little in the way of particulate matter but there is growing concern around non-exhaust emissions (NEEs). Emissions Regulations Tires

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IEA: global carbon dioxide emissions have rebounded strongly

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The Covid-19 crisis in 2020 triggered the largest annual drop in global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions since the Second World War, according to IEA data, but the overall decline of about 6% masks wide variations depending on the region and the time of year.

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Volkswagen Group continues switch to low-emission logistics with order for four more LNG ships

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Volkswagen is the first automaker to transport most of its new vehicles overseas using low-emission LNG ships. The company follows the principle of focusing first on the avoidance of CO 2 emissions and then on reducing emissions as far as possible.

3.8% drop in EU’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2019; transport emissions rise

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Total greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union (EU) decreased by 3.8% The large decline in emissions, achieved before the COVID-19 crisis, was mainly due to reduced coal use for power generation. This decrease brought EU emissions to 24.0%

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Denmark, Norway, and US to lead Zero-Emission Shipping Mission

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The governments of Denmark, Norway, and the United States, along with the Global Maritime Forum and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, will lead a new Zero-Emission Shipping Mission as part of Mission Innovation. The Mission aims to accelerate international public-private collaboration to scale and deploy new green maritime solutions, setting international shipping on an ambitious zero-emission course.

CSIRO finds hydrogen could reduce aviation emissions within 5 years

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A new report from Australia’s national science agency CSIRO shows that clean hydrogen can significantly reduce aviation emissions with potential benefits seen within five years. Potential CO 2 emissions abatement using hydrogen-based technologies.

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Monash study on solar-driven electrolysis for green hydrogen production cautions on life-cycle emissions and EROI

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The NWIS comprises mostly gas-fired generation and has a GHG emission factor of 620 g CO 2 -e kWh -1. Key results from the study were: For both baseline scenarios, the GHG emission intensity is around a quarter that of H 2 produced from SMR.

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Major miners commit to net zero GHG emissions by 2050 or sooner

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The members of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) have collectively committed to a goal of net zero Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 or sooner in line with the ambitions of the Paris Agreement. Accelerating action on Scope 3 GHG emissions.

Chevron, Delta Air Lines, and Google to measure sustainable aviation fuel emissions data

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Chevron USA, through its Chevron Products Company division, Delta Air Lines, and Google announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to track sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) test batch emissions data using cloud-based technology. The companies hope to create a common, more transparent model for analyzing potential greenhouse gas emissions reductions that could then be adopted by organizations considering SAF programs. Aviation & Aerospace Bio-hydrocarbons Emissions Fuels Testing

Satellite data show resurgence in NO2 emissions over China

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Data from the ESA’s Tropomi (TROPOspheric Monitoring) instrument on board the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite shows the variation of nitrogen dioxide (NO 2 ) emissions over China from December to March. Behavior China Emissions Health Market Background Policy

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T&E: Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands lead deployments of zero-emission buses in Europe

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Denmark leads the way when it comes to putting zero-emission urban buses on the streets in Europe, with 78% of new vehicles being electric, according to the latest data from green NGO Transport & Environment. In Luxembourg and the Netherlands about two-thirds of new buses were zero-emissions.

EPA proposes first US greenhouse gas emissions standards for aircraft

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for airplanes used in commercial aviation and large business jets. Aviation Climate Change Emissions Market Background Regulations

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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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Study finds GHG emissions from corn ethanol now 46% lower than gasoline

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A new study by a team from Environmental Health & Engineering (EH&E) has found that greenhouse gas emissions from corn ethanol are 46% lower than those from gasoline—a decrease in emissions from the estimated 39% done by previous modeling.

Study finds high-density, low-rise cities such as Paris may be optimal urban form for reducing life cycle GHG emissions

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A study by researchers at CU Boulder and Edinburgh Napier University finds that high-density, low-rise environments such as those found in Paris are the optimal urban form when looking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over their whole life cycle.

Achates opposed-piston 3-cylinder 10.6L diesel emissions meet 2027 EPA, CA requirements

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opposed-piston heavy-duty diesel engine has achieved performance results that comply with pending 2027 requirements of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California to reduce sharply emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO x ). Diesel Emissions Engines Fuel Efficiency Heavy-duty

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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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UCS: ride-hailing trips can produce nearly 70% greater emissions compared to private car trips

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A new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) finds that the rising use of ride-hailing services is increasing carbon emissions, with ride-hailing trips producing nearly 70% greater emissions compared to the trips they are replacing.

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Argonne study compares life cycle emissions of battery-grade lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide from brines and ores

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Production of Li 2 CO 3 from brine-based resources had less life cycle GHG emissions and freshwater consumption per tonne of Li 2 CO 3 than Li 2 CO 3 from ore-based resources. Batteries Electric (Battery) Emissions Lifecycle analysis Manufacturing Mining

DOE tool allows consumers to estimate localized upstream greenhouse gas emissions for EVs and PHEVs

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Zip code is required because emissions are dependent upon fuels used to generate the electricity, often referred to as the grid mix, which varies by location. The upstream and tailpipe GHG emissions for an average new gasoline vehicle.

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UN Sustainable Transport Conference calls for accelerated action to achieve net-zero emissions

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The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded with a call to accelerate progress towards achieving sustainable transport that would result in major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and in improving the lives of millions of people. Warning that the door on climate action was closing, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for the decarbonization of all means of transport, in order to get to net-zero emissions by 2050 globally.

SwRI engineers develop near-zero emissions diesel engine technology; 90% reduction of NOx

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Southwest Research Institute engineers have developed the next generation of clean diesel engine technology to reduce hazardous nitrogen oxides (NO x ) and carbon dioxide emissions while minimizing fuel consumption. g/hp-hr NO x emissions). Diesel Emissions Engines Regulations

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EPA finalizes ICAO-aligned GHG emissions standards for aircraft; “no costs and no emission reductions”

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for airplanes used in commercial aviation and large business jets. 3% of total US GHG emissions. Aviation Climate Change Emissions Regulations

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Government of Canada sets mandatory target of 100% zero-emission car and passenger truck sales by 2035 in Canada

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The Government of Canada is setting a mandatory target for all new light-duty cars and passenger trucks sales to be zero-emission by 2035, accelerating Canada’s previous goal of 100% sales by 2040. The Government of Canada will pursue a combination of investments and regulations to help Canadians and industry transition to achieve the 100 percent zero-emission vehicle sales by 2035. Canada Emissions Market Background Policy Regulations

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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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Dachser launching emission-free delivery in Freiburg city center; 26% reduction in total transport emissions

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Dachser is now making all its deliveries to the heart of the southwest Germany city Freiburg emission-free, using a combination of Fuso eCanters, StreetScooters, and cargo bikes. Taking transportation as a whole, this new service reduces CO 2 emissions per shipment by 26%.

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Wärtsilä and partners developing emissions-free barge concept

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The technology group Wärtsilä has joined a consortium of key partners to form Zero Emission Services B.V. Within the Netherlands transport sector, inland navigation accounts for 5% of carbon dioxide emissions. Electric (Battery) Emissions Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and Marine

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies partners with Alto Ingredients to demo ethanol-fueled MCCI in heavy-duty diesels; high efficiency, low emissions

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ClearFlame anticipates its engine running on ethanol can reduce GHG vehicle emissions by more than 45% and offer an estimated 15-30% TCO savings when compared with a diesel-fueled solution. Diesel Emissions Engines Ethanol

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Rio Tinto and ARENA to study hydrogen calcination to reduce carbon emissions in alumina refining

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Rio Tinto has partnered with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to study whether hydrogen can replace natural gas in alumina refineries to reduce emissions. Rio Tinto is aiming to reach net zero emissions across its operations by 2050.

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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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

ACEA study finds 100-fold increase in zero-emission trucks needed in EU fleet in 10 years to meet goals

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Just some 2,300—or 0.04% of the total fleet—are zero-emission trucks. European truck makers estimate that around 200,000 zero-emission trucks will have to be in operation by 2030 in order to meet the CO 2 targets for heavy-duty trucks.

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TRUE US database shows emissions characteristics of US fleet

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To complement its work on real-world emissions in Europe, TRUE has compiled remote sensing data from the states of Colorado and Virginia and the University of Denver to investigate the emissions of US light-duty vehicles. Big Data Emissions Fuel Efficiency Market Background

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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

Report: Emissions gains from EVs in 2020 were canceled out by added emissions from SUVs

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Added emissions from SUVs cancelled out emissions reductions by electric cars in 2020, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). Emissions from SUVs increased last year, even as overall carbon emissions decreased due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wright testing 2 MW aviation-grade motor for transport-category zero-emissions aircraft

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This allows application of the motor up to the single-aisle class aircraft to enable electric and hybrid-electric flight with little to no emissions. Wright Electric has begun testing its 2 MW (~2,700 horsepower) motor for electric and hydrogen aircraft. Earlier post.)

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Carbon emissions in port of Rotterdam drop more swiftly than national average

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In the period 2016-2020, the port of Rotterdam reduced its total carbon emissions by 27%. In 2020, Rotterdam achieved a 12% reduction in emissions, compared to 8% in the Netherlands as a whole. of the Netherlands’ total carbon emissions: a share that several years ago was 16%.

ITF: worldwide transport activity to double by 2050, emissions to rise 16% compared to 2015

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Any currently expected emissions reductions will be more than offset by the increased demand for transport, according to the analysis. Emissions from passenger mobility would rise by 13%; freight emissions would be 22% higher. Transport demand still grows, but emissions fall.

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Neste providing companies in Finland a service for monitoring transport fuel emissions

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Neste is the first company in Finland to provide a service for companies and other organizations to monitor their climate emissions caused by the use of transport fuels. Road transport accounts for more than 90% of the total transport emissions in Finland. Neste’s new service supports companies in monitoring their emissions and emissions reductions, and encourages them to replace the use of fossil fuels. Diesel Emissions Fuels

ICCT: aviation emissions increasing 70% faster than UN projections

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A new International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) 2 -emissions-commercial-aviation-2018">report finds that aviation emissions are increasing 70% faster than UN projections that already point to a tripling of CO 2 by 2050. Other key findings from the report are: Total CO 2 emissions from all commercial operations—passenger movement, belly freight, and dedicated freight—totaled 918 MMT in 2018. Two-thirds of those emissions came from domestic flights.

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Komatsu announces customer alliance to advance zero-emission mining; power-agnostic haul truck

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Through the alliance framework, Komatsu’s GHG partners will work directly with Komatsu to collaborate on product planning, development, testing and deployment of the next generation of zero-emission mining equipment and infrastructure.