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  • Published: Apr 19th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Opinion: New handbook offers carbon-reduction insight for transport sector

A sustainable transport and mobility handbook has been launched by media and events company alive2green, with the aim of educating people on the interventions that can be made to reduce the sectors carbon footprint.

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Study: Kiwis claim lamb competes with UK on carbon

A new study puports to show that transportation of lamb from New Zealand is a negligable part of the overall environmental impact.

The AgResearch study, part-funded by New Zealands Ministry of Agriculture and Meat Industry Association (MIA), found that 80% of emissions came whilst the sheep were on farm, with 3% from the processing of the meat and 5% from transport. The remaining 12% was derived from consumer activity.

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  • Published: Jan 18th, 2010
  • Category: Europe
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CEPI launches transport carbon footprint guide

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has launched a set of guidelines for assessing the transport carbon footprint in the European pulp and paper industry.

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  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Nautilus slams UK low carbon plan

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NAUTILUS International has criticised the UK governments low carbon transport strategy, published last week, for an alleged

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Volvo steps up efforts to cut CO2 emissions

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Volvo Trucks is stepping up its efforts to reach its target of cutting carbon dioxide emissions by 20 per cent by 2010.

Volvo Trucks has worked in collaboration with Volvo Logistics to reduce its CO2 emissions from transport to and from its European factories over the last two years.

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  • Published: Jun 3rd, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Tesco halfway to CO2 reduction target

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Tesco is almost halfway to reaching its target of cutting CO2 emissions per case delivered by 50% by 2012. In its Corporate Responsibility Report 2009, the supermarket says its distribution operation is responsible for 11% of its total carbon footprint.

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  • Published: Apr 1st, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Ministers delay introducing major assessment of carbon emission

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Scottish Government ministers have delayed introducing a major assessment exercise intended to monitor the environmental impact of key transport policies and help cut emissions.

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Tender: feasibility study for Europe-wide CO2 infrastructures

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The European Commission’s Directorate-General of Energy and Transport has published a call for tenders for a feasibility study for Europe-wide CO2 infrastructures.

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Logistics, Transport affect 5% carbon dioxide emissions

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(MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The World Economic Forum (WEFORUM) said Wednesday that the role the logistics and transport sector and activities contribute annually approximately 5% of the 50,000 mega-tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions generated by all human activity.

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Pushing “carbon-free” transport for jobs, solar

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A simulation of the carbon-free transportation of the future was presented at Applied Materials’ Silicon Valley research campus during the US-China Clean Energy Forum (Feb. 13), showing how battery-operated vehicles connected into the electrical grid utilize energy generated by the company’s parking lot-based solar array/2MW solar plant. Leaders from both nations were on hand to look at ways to increase collaboration on renewable energy and alternative fuel projects to improve the environment and promote energy security.

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ITCO begins study on carbon footprint

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The International Tank Container Organization (ITCO) has begun a study on the carbon footprint of tank containers compared to drums, flexibags, and parcel tanker ships.

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