Tagged with transport

Concerns about shipping in the Arctic

Concerns about shipping in the Arctic

Edward Struzik, Fellow, Queen’s Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy, School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University in Canada writes on The Conversation website about some of the major concerns about the increased interest in Arctic shipping now that climate change has made the region more vulnerable.   As ice recedes, the Arctic isn’t prepared … Continue reading

Expert reaction to Trump administration plans to roll back on fuel efficiency standards for vehicles

Expert reaction to Trump administration plans to roll back on fuel efficiency standards for vehicles

While announced a week ago, there is still great concern about the pull back on fuel efficiency standards. Alyssa Danigelis provides a good article on the Environmental Leader website about the reaction from auto industry experts.   Auto Industry Responds To Fuel Efficiency Standards Rollbacks In the wake of the Trump administration’s announcement last week … Continue reading

Dieselgate goes global and Africa pays the price

Dieselgate goes global and Africa pays the price

Sophie Mbugua writes a good article on the Deutsche Welle website about how industrialised countries are sending their used and unwanted diesel vehicles to Africa with serious air quality implications. For starters, there is a need for African countries to improve their environmental regulations and ensure good enforcement.   Is Africa becoming the world’s dumping … Continue reading