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How business leaders can continue sustainability efforts that were kick-started by the pandemic

Less business travel during the pandemic has led to lower emissions and cleaner air. Mongkol Chuewong/Getty Images The pandemic and its impact accelerated sustainability efforts in the same way it did remote work. In 2020, NO₂ emissions dropped and seismic waves reduced as a result of less travel and activity. Going forward, businesses should set sustainability goals and encourage employees to do their part. See more stories on Insider's business page. When the pandemic hit, many organ...
Tags: Massachusetts, Environment, US, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Sustainability, Commuting, Atmosphere, Emissions, Nordic, Bill Wagner, National Center for Biotechnology Information, Contributor, Pandemic


London-based EV maker Arrival soars 10% after announcing a vehicle-development partnership with Uber

Arrival product chief Tom Elvidge. Arrival Shares of London-based electric automaker Arrival soared Tuesday after the company struck a deal with Uber to develop a vehicle for ride-hailing drivers. Arrival said the car will reduce emissions as Uber has pledged for its London-based service to go fully electric by 2025. The Arrival Car's design is expected to be shown by the end of 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shares of London-based electric automaker Arrival s...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Uber, Europe, London, Cars, Trends, Markets, North America, Air Quality, Emissions, Eastern Europe, Ev, Carla Mozee, Climate Crisis, Arrival


Biden Administration To Restore California’s Power In Setting Pollution Standards

DETROIT (AP/CBS13) — The Biden Administration is moving to reverse former President Donald Trump’s bid to end California’s ability to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, said Thursday it is proposing to withdraw a rule meant to stop states from setting their own requirements for greenhouse gases, zero-emission vehicles and fuel economy. The change, if approved after the ag...
Tags: Politics, Obama, California, California News, Joe Biden, Ap, Autos, Biden, Donald Trump, Detroit, Volvo, Emissions, Dot, Trump, Nhtsa, U S Department of Transportation


Tickets for this nuclear-powered superyacht will cost $3 million for VIPs and be free to scientists and students selected to help study climate change

The Earth 300 yacht is scheduled to set sail in 2025. Earth 300 Facebook Earth 300 Facebook The Earth 300 ship is designed to be emission-free and powered by nuclear energy. Aaron Olivera, CEO of Earth 300, wants to bring the "brightest and smartest" scientists aboard. The ship is planned to set sail in 2025 with 160 scientists and 40 VIP guests. See more stories on Insider's business page. You can hitch a 10-day ride on a nuclear-powered, emission-free yacht for the price of $3 millio...
Tags: Facebook, Science, News, Climate Change, Entrepreneur, Trends, Linkedin, Earth, Porsche, Yacht, Maldives, Emissions, Coral Reefs, Royal Caribbean, Superyacht, Atomic Energy


New EPA Chief Promises Tougher Vehicle Rules by Summer

With environmental regulations being a cornerstone of the Biden-Harris platform, the administration’s newly installed Environmental Protection Agency head has signaled that changes are coming over the summer. However, before that can take place, Administrator Michael Regan said wants to make some big changes within the agency that he believes will bring it back to the way […] The post New EPA Chief Promises Tougher Vehicle Rules by Summer appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Government, Regulations, Joe Biden, Regulators, Green, Autos, Epa, Carbon Tax, Environmental Protection Agency, Emissions, Cafe, Carbon Credit, News Blog, Michael Regan, Emissions Regulation, Paris Climate Accord


Volkswagen Reportedly Buying Carbon Credits From Tesla China

One of Volkswagen’s joint ventures in China has reportedly offered to purchase regulatory credits from Tesla in order to adhere to the regional environmental ascendancy. While VW may be doing everything in its power to swap over to an electric-vehicle manufacturer, it’s apparently falling short of government dictums. FAW-Volkswagen — which shipped a little over 2 million automobiles […] The post Volkswagen Reportedly Buying Carbon Credits From Tesla China appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: China, Tesla, Green, Regulation, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Emissions, Carbon Credits, Volkswagen Group, Faw, Tesla China, FAW-Volkswagen, Automotive Regulation, Regulatory credits, Green credits


Tesla Demands Return to Obama Fueling Restrictions, Reasons Obvious

Tesla is demanding the reinstatement of a 2016 Obama regulation that more than doubles penalties for manufacturers who fail to adhere to fuel efficiency requirements. Gee, I wonder why it would do such a thing. While focusing on the environment is an admirable endeavor, much of the discussion surrounding environmentalism on the corporate level really skirts […] The post Tesla Demands Return to Obama Fueling Restrictions, Reasons Obvious appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Obama, Government, Tesla, Joe Biden, Regulation, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Donald Trump, Emissions, Cafe, Carbon Credits, Trump, News Blog, Tesla Inc, Corporate Average Fuel Economy


Retire power stations rather than trying for ‘clean’ coal

Research suggests retiring old coal-fired power is more cost-effective and climate positive The post Retire power stations rather than trying for ‘clean’ coal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Climate Change, Environment, Air Pollution, South Africa, Coal, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Emissions, Eskom, Paris Agreement, Climate Crisis, Top Six, Clean Coal, Department of Environmental Affairs, Respiratory Diseases, South Africa (country


Judge Approves Daimler AG’s $1.5 Billion Diesel Emissions Settlement

On Tuesday, a federal judge approved a $1.5 billion settlement to pump the brakes on an investigation conducted by the U.S. government pursuing claims that Daimler used illicit software that allowed excess diesel emissions on 250,000 units. This runs in tandem with another $700 million settlement the automaker is making with vehicle owners, which is […] The post Judge Approves Daimler AG’s $1.5 Billion Diesel Emissions Settlement appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Scandal, Government, Regulations, Industry, Investigations, Autos, Automotive Industry, Mercedes-benz, Clean Air Act, Diesel, Emissions, Settlement, Daimler, Industry News, Dieselgate, Carb


South Africa to get another commission, this one to tackle the climate crisis

A higher carbon tax will be introduced in 2023 for companies with dangerous levels of greenhouse gas emissions The post South Africa to get another commission, this one to tackle the climate crisis appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, South Africa, Pollution, Carbon Tax, Emissions, Eskom, Paris Agreement, Carbon Budget, Climate Crisis, Top Six, South Africa (country, Centre For Environmental Rights, Department of Environment Forestry and Fisheries, Cyclone Eloise


California Wins the Gas War, Fickle Automotive Coalition Realigns Position

The Coalition for Sustainable Automotive Regulation (CSAR) is officially withdrawing from a lawsuit between California and federal authorities over the coastal state’s ability to establish its own emissions standards. California leadership had vowed to ignore the Trump administration’s proposed rollback and began making binding side deals with automakers (specifically BMW, Ford, Volkswagen, Volvo, and Honda) […] The post California Wins the Gas War, Fickle Automotive Coalition Realigns Position ...
Tags: California, Government, White House, Environment, Fuel, Industry, Regulation, United States, Electric Vehicles, Lawsuits, Autos, Epa, Honda, Emissions, Alternative Energy, Trump


EY says it will be 'carbon negative' by the end of the year - here's its 7-point plan for getting there

EY office in London. Jack Taylor/Stringer/Getty Images Ernst & Young aims to be carbon negative this year, cut emissions by 40%, and be net zero in 2025. Steve Varley, EY chief sustainability officer, told Insider he was inspired by Microsoft's strategy. The company plans on removing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits through seven key goals. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Accounting giant Ernst & Young announced Monday plans to become carbon negativ...
Tags: London, Microsoft, Wales, Climate Change, Finance, Trends, Paris, Pwc, Carbon Emissions, Kpmg, Ey, Emissions, CSO, Ernst & Young, Amazonia, Varley


2020 Aviation emissions reporting (EU-ETS, CORSIA, Swiss ETS, UK ETS)

In this webinar we covered what you need to know now that the 2020 reporting period of the Global Emissions Programs (EU-ETS w/Swiss ETS, CORSIA) has started. The video below covers: Compliance calendar and deadlines Immediate action items (2020 flight logs, data consolidation, etc) Reporting breakdown – step-by-step What’s NEW and what’s coming soon in the emissions and reporting world Insights from our Reporting partner AES Ltd. via special guests Chris Johnson and Rick Cordes Q&A with our Em...
Tags: Carbon, Eu, Aviation, Emissions, Regulatory Compliance, ETS, Chris Johnson, CORSIA, Emissions Trading Scheme, Eu-ets, Swiss-ETS, UK ETS, EU ETS CORSIA, ETS UK ETS, Global Emissions Programs EU ETS, ETS CORSIA


Toyota just paid the largest fine ever for violating the Clean Air Act

The New York Times reports: Toyota Motor is set to pay a $180 million fine for longstanding violations of the Clean Air Act, the U.S. attorney's Office in Manhattan announced on Thursday, the largest civil penalty ever levied for a breach of federal emissions-reporting requirements. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Climate Change, Office, Cars, Pollution, New York Times, Manhattan, Toyota, Epa, Environmental Protection Agency, Clean Air Act, Emissions, Toyota Motor, Climate Change Is Real


QOTD: Hybrid Versus Conventional Drivetrains

  Which drivetrain would you prefer: The hybrid two-motor setup that Toyota has paired with their 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder that puts out 245 horsepower or Kia’s conventional V6 that produces 294 HP? These are the drivetrains you’ll find in the new 2021 Toyota Sienna minivan, or the upcoming 2022 Kia Carnival, which won’t be out […] The post QOTD: Hybrid Versus Conventional Drivetrains appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Technology, Korea, Autos, Toyota, Kia, Emissions, New Cars, Fuel Economy, Hybrid, DOHC, Vans, News Blog, Minivans, V6, Question of the Day


The EPA has released the first ever pollution regulations for airplanes…but they don't do anything.

Aviation is notoriously bad for the environment. According to the nonprofit Environmental and Energy Study Institute, "Aircraft contribute 12 percent of U.S. transportation emissions, and account for three percent of the nation's total greenhouse gas production." Yet, "globally, aviation produced 2.4 percent of total CO2 emissions in 2018." — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Climate Change, Air Pollution, Pollution, Airplanes, Aviation, Epa, Airplane, Emissions, Climate Crisis, Climate Change Is Real, Climate Nihilism, Zero Emissions By 2025, Jet Fuel Can& 039, t Melt Carbon Emissions


Volkswagen Experiences Déjà Vu in the European Court of Justice

Volkswagen had another day in court, and it wasn’t a good outcome for the company this time, either. The European Court of Justice ruled that the software VW used to override emissions tests was illegal under European law. You may recall that in September 2015, US regulators discovered that VW had manipulated diesel emissions, a […] The post Volkswagen Experiences Déjà Vu in the European Court of Justice appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Technology, Scandal, Germany, Global, US, Eu, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, European Court Of Justice, Sales And Marketing, Diesel, Emissions, News Blog, Court Rulings


European Truck Manufacturers Ending ICE Production in 2040

An alliance of European truck manufacturers have pledged to stop selling vehicles that produce any emissions by 2040 — pushing up its previous target date by a full decade. The group, which includes Daimler, Scania, Man, Volvo, Daf, Iveco, and Ford, have all signed a pledge to focus on developing hydrogen and battery technologies so that […] The post European Truck Manufacturers Ending ICE Production in 2040 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Trucking Industry, Eu, European Union, Green, Ford, Autos, Automotive Industry, Ban, Trucks, Emissions, Industry News, Bans, ACEA, News Blog, Semi-Trucks


Fuel boycott looms over Engen refinery fire

Residents in south Durban want the petroleum giant to pay reparations, rehabilitate the area and protect the people who live near the plant The post Fuel boycott looms over Engen refinery fire appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Gavin Smith, Fire, Protests, Emissions, Durban, Community Health, Frank Alexander, Engen, South Africa (country, Melanie Haines, Desmond D’Sa, Subs-only, Consumer Boycott, Right Of Assembly, South Durban Basin Community Development Forum


Gas War: Ford Urges Other Automakers to Join the Californian Coalition

The Ford Motor Company is asking automakers to join it in supporting Californian vehicle emissions targets aimed at supplanting the rollback that was supposed to become the national standard. General Motors has already abandoned its support of the Trump rollbacks, which offered concessions to appease environmental groups but ultimately targeted more lax fueling regulation while […] The post Gas War: Ford Urges Other Automakers to Join the Californian Coalition appeared first on The Truth About C...
Tags: California, Government, General Motors, Joe Biden, Green, Regulation, Ford, Autos, Donald Trump, Emissions, Industry News, Trump, Ford Motor Company, Carb, Ford Motor Co, Transportation Department


Eskom’s emissions are not compatible with the South African constitution

The government must not cave to Eskom’s demand that it be exempt from air pollution rules. Furthermore, the power utility needs to stay true to the principles of its own just transition strategy The post Eskom’s emissions are not compatible with the South African constitution appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Energy, Human Rights, Environment, Debt, Air Pollution, Pollution, Coal, Renewables, Electricity, Constitution, World Health Organisation, Emissions, Sustainable Development Goals, Mpumalanga, Environmental Justice


Quebec Banning Gasoline Dependent Passenger Vehicles in 2035

On Monday, the Canadian province of Quebec announced it would be joining California and numerous European locales in the banning of gasoline-powered automobiles. Announced during a meeting regarding the region’s green economy plan, the French-speaking province said all new vehicles sold after 2035 would have to be entirely electric. Then there was a slight derailment as […] The post Quebec Banning Gasoline Dependent Passenger Vehicles in 2035 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Government, Regulation, Canada, Autos, Montreal, EVs, Quebec, Emissions, News Blog, Internal Combustion Ban, François Legault, Elecric Vehicles, Vehicle Bans


Gas War: California Regulators Say Biden Should Embrace State’s Emission Plan

While multiple states launch mandatory election recounts and President Trump throws around lawsuits like confetti Joe Biden and the mainstream media are preparing for his ascension from regular old man to Leader of the Free World — though that title doesn’t seem to get much play these days. Biden has already started holding meetings with foreign […] The post Gas War: California Regulators Say Biden Should Embrace State’s Emission Plan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Government, Joe Biden, Green, Regulation, Autos, Epa, Biden, Environmental Protection Agency, Emissions, Cafe, Industry News, Trump, Carb, California Air Resources Board, Transportation Department


Gas War: Biden Selects Obama All Stars for Transportation Department, EPA

With America currently split between people arguing about how seriously the 2020 election needs to be investigated, there hasn’t been much in the news about cars beyond the omnipresent background hiss of manufacturers promoting green vehicles they have yet to build. That leaves us having to belly crawl through journalistic muck in the hopes of […] The post Gas War: Biden Selects Obama All Stars for Transportation Department, EPA appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Government, America, Joe Biden, Regulation, Autos, Epa, Biden, Donald Trump, Environmental Protection Agency, Emissions, Dot, Industry News, Transportation Department, Paris Agreement, News Blog, Paris Climate Accord


Q&A Sessions: ‘You can make a difference if you want to’

Barbara Creecy, the minister of environment, forestry and fisheries, likes to watch the British medical drama series Casualty, she tells Sheree Bega The post Q&A Sessions: ‘You can make a difference if you want to’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Usa, Environment, Co2, Emissions, Minister, Green Energy, ANC, Eskom, Climate Crisis, Paris accord, Just Transition, South Africa (country, Barbara Creecy, Subs-only, Sheree Bega


FCA Could Face $840 Million in New U.S. Regulatory Fees

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has said that it might be looking at $840 million if it wants to settle a Justice Department investigation into excess diesel emissions and threw some mild shade at regulators. The manufacturer noted that the U.S. appeals court’s August ruling that overturned the Trump administration’s July 2019 rule that suspended a National […] The post FCA Could Face $840 Million in New U.S. Regulatory Fees appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Regulation, Fca, Autos, Fines, Emissions, Justice Department, Fiat Chrysler, Trump, Nhtsa, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Emissions Regulation, New U S Regulatory Fees


Honda Pooling with Tesla for EU Emissions Compliance

Honda Motor Co. will be accompanying Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in pooling its emissions with electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla in an attempt to adhere to CO2 limits mandated by the European Union. For 2020, the average emissions of all vehicles sold within the region must not exceed 95 grams of CO2 per kilometer. Companies failing to […] The post Honda Pooling with Tesla for EU Emissions Compliance appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Tesla, European Union, Autos, Fines, Honda, Emissions, Tesla Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Carbon Credits, Honda Motor Co, News Blog, Tesla Inc, Emission Fines, Enviornmental Regulations, CO2 limits


Jaguar Land Rover Prepares to Pay $118 Million in Emissions Fines

Jaguar Land Rover is putting 90 million pounds ($118 million) into its rainy day fund in case it’s fined by the European Union for failing to meet CO2 emission-reduction targets. Delays in launching plug-in hybrid models, stalled by WLTP efficiency estimates that didn’t quite reach a best-case scenario, have left the automaker above the allotted […] The post Jaguar Land Rover Prepares to Pay $118 Million in Emissions Fines appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Regulations, Eu, European Union, Autos, Fines, Jaguar Land Rover, Co2, Emissions, JLR, News Blog, CO2 limits, Jaguar Land Rover Prepares


Facing Emission Fines, Ford Becomes Ravenous for Carbon Credits

Ford is joining the lengthening list of automakers that cannot adhere to European emissions mandates this year and is pursuing the popular option of simply buying carbon credits from rivals who managed to sell more than a few electrified vehicles. Under the EU rules, manufacturers can “earn” carbon credits by selling more EVs. But legacy […] The post Facing Emission Fines, Ford Becomes Ravenous for Carbon Credits appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Regulations, Eu, European Union, Green, Industry, Ford, Autos, Fines, Emissions, Carbon Credits, Ford Motor Co, News Blog, Enviornmental Regulations


California Urges Manufacturers to Tattle on Themselves

On Wednesday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) urged manufacturers to disclose any unapproved hardware or software that might place a vehicle’s emissions outside of the acceptable parameters of legality. CARB said those who comply would be subjected to reduced penalties and reminded everyone that it’s going to be opening a state-of-the-art testing facility that […] The post California Urges Manufacturers to Tattle on Themselves appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: California, Government, Regulation, Autos, Diesel, Emissions, Rules, Dieselgate, Carb, California Air Resources Board, News Blog, Tailpipe Emissions