By Silvio Marcacci on September 25, 2012
A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
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By Silvio Marcacci on March 29, 2012
When I first read about GE’s new interactive web app showing every annual report since 1908, I thought it was an interesting CSR effort. But as I dug through the app and GE’s innovations timeline, one theme became clear: GE has been a leader in sustainable transportation innovation for nearly 120 years.
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By The Guardian on December 21, 2011
Europe’s most senior court is expected to rule on Wednesday that airlines based outside the continent should have to pay for their carbon emissions on flights to or from EU member states.
By Timothy Hurst on December 5, 2011
Richard Branson says airplanes have fewer ‘filling stations’ so scaling-up low-carbon jet fuel should be relatively easy.
Category: Transportation, Transportation & Logistics, Travel | Tags: airline industry, alaskan airways, aviation, biofuel, carbon, carbon emissions, Climate Change, co2, greenhouse gas emissions, Richard Branson, travel, virgin atlantic | 4
By Timothy Hurst on November 7, 2011
It is a big week for both the biofuels and aviation industries in the U.S. as two U.S. airlines will make the first commercial flights powered by biofuels (or biofuel blends) in the United States.