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Global approach is needed on battery regulation

University of Birmingham New European Union regulations on batteries could offer a huge boost to the global decarbonisation mission - but only if it leverages...

A global comparison of life-cycle GHG emissions from passenger cars

International Council on Clean Transportation A far-reaching new study of the life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from passenger cars, including SUVs, draws sharp and meticulous...

Electric delivery vehicles: When, where, how they’re charged has big impact on greenhouse gas emissions

University of Michigan The transportation sector is the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, and a lot of attention has been...

IDTechEx Forecast Growth for Some Renewable Fuels

Limits on the amount of bioethanol and biodiesel that can be blended with conventional fossil fuels mean growth in the consumption of certain biofuels...

Shell ordered to cut its emissions – why this ruling could affect almost any major company in the world

Arthur Petersen, UCL Dutch judges have ordered the major oil and gas company, Royal Dutch Shell, to implement stringent carbon dioxide emissions cuts within the...

Banning the sale of fossil-fuel cars benefits the climate when replaced by electric cars

Chalmers University of Technology If a ban were introduced on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars, and they were replaced by electric cars,...

The environmental trade-offs of autonomous vehicles

IOP Publishing Optimistic predictions expect reliable autonomous vehicles to be commercially available by 2030, at a time when mobility is undergoing a profound shift away...

Tesla’s Bitcoin about-face is a warning for cryptocurrencies that ignore climate change

John Hawkins, University of Canberra Over the weekend, Tesla chief executive Elon Musk suggested his company could sell off its Bitcoin holdings, sending the cryptocurrency...

Polluting SUVs will be on roads for the next two decades – what should we do with them?

Tom Stacey, Anglia Ruskin University The biggest source of air pollution in UK cities is traffic, and in a new report, researchers discovered that a...

The US is worried about its critical minerals supply chains – essential for electric vehicles, wind power and the nation’s defense

Jordy Lee, Colorado School of Mines and Morgan Bazilian, Colorado School of Mines When U.S. companies build military weapons systems, electric vehicle batteries, satellites and...

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