Tagged with transport

One day we may fuel our cars with iron powder

One day we may fuel our cars with iron powder

Canadian scientists are look at iron powder to one day provide a cleaner, greener alternative fuel for vehicles. Nicole Mortillaro explains on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation website.   Metal as fuel? These Canadian scientists are working to make it happen Imagine one day fuelling your car with iron powder, rather than gasoline. That’s the goal … Continue reading

Benefits of emission standards for vehicles

Benefits of emission standards for vehicles

As the Trump Administration in the US argues whether fuel efficiency standards for vehicles should be scrapped or lowered, it is encouraging to read an article in The Conversation about the benefits of such standards in Australia. Scott Ferraro and Claire Painter from ClimateWorks Australia and Monash University give a good account of the benefits … Continue reading

There are growing options for reducing emissions and improving fuel efficiency in road freight

There are growing options for reducing emissions and improving fuel efficiency in road freight

We regularly talk about the low-carbon energy transition, but the transport sector struggles for alternatives. While there are growing efforts, it is important to stay focused on reducing emissions and improve fuel efficiency. An article on the American Journal of Transportation website about the “bold challenge” to increase fuel efficiency and reduce GHG emissions to … Continue reading