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The new E10 petrol: will it bring benefits?

Andrew Barron, Swansea University The introduction of a new type of petrol, E10, in the UK may create some extra costs for owners of older...

These 3 energy storage technologies can help solve the challenge of moving to 100% renewable electricity

Kerry Rippy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory In recent decades the cost of wind and solar power generation has dropped dramatically. This is one reason that...

Climate change is an infrastructure problem – map of electric vehicle chargers shows one reason why

Paul N. Edwards, Stanford University Most of America’s 107,000 gas stations can fill several cars every five or 10 minutes at multiple pumps. Not so...

E-highways: why motorway cables are probably not the best way to decarbonise lorries

Tom Stacey, Anglia Ruskin University Road transport accounts for around a quarter of all CO₂ emissions – reducing this is crucial to reaching net zero...

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,...

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