According to the Environmental Protection Agency, medium- and heavy-duty trucks are responsible for 24 percent of the total greenhouse gas emissions spewed by the transportation industry in the US. A team of former SpaceX engineers has designed an electric rail alternative to … [Read more...] about Could electric rail vehicles be the future of freight?
Many conscious consumers choose to limit their online shopping to reduce their personal footprint, but entrepreneur Sam Merrett is taking sustainable commerce to a new level. After purchasing a 64-foot steel-hulled sailboat on Craigslist in 2015, he launched a “clean shipping” … [Read more...] about One ambitious crew is bringing carbon-neutral shipping to the Hudson River
As the volume of goods traded across the world continues to increase, emissions from container ships are becoming a more prevalent source of pollution. In an effort to transition to industry towards a greener future, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has proposed a … [Read more...] about IMO moves to make shipping companies pay a price for emissions
Electric trucks have the power to revolutionize the shipping industry and drastically cut emissions, but designing a truck that can travel long distances and transport large amounts of goods on electric power is no easy feat. Fortunately, vehicle company Daimler Trucks has … [Read more...] about Daimler is now taking orders for their all-electric freight truck
Despite that we’re in the early stages of 2020, it’s already been a momentous year for the shipping industry's commitment to cleaning up its act. On Jan. 1, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ordered the world’s shipping fleet, which accounts for 3 percent of global … [Read more...] about Shipping companies want to cut emissions. This biofuel might do the trick