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A whole range of possible societal and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades

A whole range of possible societal and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades

Marcus Enoch, Professor in Transport Strategy at Loughborough University  says a whole range of possible (though not inevitable) societal and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades in an article on The Conversation website. What do you think?   Four visions for the future of public transport The way people get … Continue reading

How GHG emissions can be lowered for shipping

How GHG emissions can be lowered for shipping

It seems so logical but a recent study shows the significant impact on reducing GHG emissions inshipping simply by sailing slower. Josh Barrie explains in an article on the i news website. Even the Dutch are now having speeds reduced for vehicles on motorways.   Making ships go 20% slower could cut greenhouse gases and … Continue reading

Toyota’s reputation at stake because it is not siding with California over fuel-efficiency standards

Toyota’s reputation at stake because it is not siding with California over fuel-efficiency standards

Toyota has spent decades cultivating an environmentally conscious reputation for pioneering the Prius, the first mass-market hybrid in the United States, along with other hybrid cars. Now that reputation may suffer because it has sided with the federal government against the government of California over stricter fuel efficiency standards for vehicles.  Dino Grandoni explains in … Continue reading

More concerns about maritime pollution

More concerns about maritime pollution

Environmental “cheat” devices fitted to thousands of ships could render some UK ports unusable by contaminating sediment and increasing the cost of dredging, authorities fear. ‘Scrubbers’ may pollute sea instead of air despite complying with new legislation. Wil Crisp explains in an article on the Independent website.   Environmental ‘cheat devices’ fitted to thousands of … Continue reading