Examines the effects of a year’s delay in implementation of emission standards for heavy duty vehicles in Brazil, and finds substantial harm to health and life expectancy of Brazilians should such a delay occur.
A complete ban on scrubber washwater discharges in the Port of Vancouver
Ambitious EV sales would bring air quality and health benefits to India, and these can be maximized by combining vehicle electrification with power sector emission control and decarbonization policies.
Regulations like low-emission zones and zero-emission zones are promising for India as they can help improve air quality and increase electric vehicle sales.
Coastal ferries are well-positioned to become electrified and to provide a cleaner option for summer coastal travel, analyses from China and the United States suggest.
Scrubbers, a newly popular technology that greatly reduces pollution from ship exhaust, have a serious downside: the pollutants they capture are typically disposed of in ocean waters. In essence, they convert air pollution to water pollution. This blog examines the impact of “washwater” discharged by ships in southeast Asia, a region rich in fishing grounds, and makes recommendations for reforming the practice.
Initial reactions to the European Commission’s “Fit for 55” proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the EU.
Since the first regulations were put in place to address pollution from cars, the arguments against emissions standards have scarcely changed.
Previous CO2 standards have provided little incentive for van manufacturers to add electric vehicles to their product ranges.
The many challenges facing the development of supersonic transport, prompted by United’s recent announcement of a partnership agreement with the supersonic jet developer Boom.
Even the High Ambition scenarios in India’s road transport models are far from the limit in terms of what the country can achieve.
In September 2017, BYD, Cummins, Scania, and Volvo joined the Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets and pledged to make soot-free technologies available to 20 cities worldwide. What progress has been made?