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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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City Dwellers Have Huge Carbon Footprints, Because They Buy So Much

City dwellers are carbon footprint snobs. While bemoaning suburbanites who drive to the Walmart in gas-guzzling SUVs, urbanites talk about how their dense living and public transportation makes them the purest of all. But a new paper makes the case that city dwellers are benefiting from an unfair allocation of carbon footprints. Moreover, it’s not really where you live that has any effect on your carbon footprint. It’s how much you buy.

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  • Published: Mar 22nd, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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E-scooter boost for carbon emission reduction

KUALA LUMPUR: New electric scooters in line with the go-green goal have been launched to complement efforts to reduce air polluting vehicle emission.

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Tax vehicles for carbon emissions, firm urges

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A local company in the transport sector has called on the Government to legislate a law that will compel motor vehicle owners to pay tax comparable to the amount of carbon a vehicle emits.

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  • Published: Nov 8th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Technology centre to develop low carbon transport materials

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A new technology centre has been created to develop low carbon transport materials and drive innovation.

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  • Published: Oct 28th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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ATA Supports Fuel Economy Standards for Reducing Carbon Emissions

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The American Trucking Associations has adopted a carbon emissions control policy supporting a national fuel economy standard for trucks, rather than government actions to increase fuel prices or alternative fuel mandates.

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Press Release: Buses and coaches: the smart mobility choice

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IRU Press release dated 22 October 2010

The global bus and coach industry celebrates the 1st anniversary of its commitment to achieve sustainable mobility for all by doubling the use of buses and coaches.

Brussels – The global Smart Move, campaign to double the use of collective passenger transport by bus and coach marks its 1st anniversary.

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  • Published: Sep 17th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Surrey council’s carbon reductions lead to savings

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Initiatives by a Surrey council to reduce its carbon emissions have led to savings of

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  • Published: Sep 16th, 2010
  • Category: Europe
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Modal shift from road to sea saves 200 tonnes of carbon

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Philips Lighting has announced it will be transporting all its export containers from its distribution centre in Roosendaal to the Port of Rotterdam by freight barge instead of road, thereby reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 200 tonnes a year.

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  • Published: Sep 12th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Impressive CO2 reduction on Saabs latest 9-3 diesels

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Saab are now able to offer CO2 emissions of 119 g/km within the latest Saab 9-3 range. This will greatly help their appeal to private and business customers keen to reduce fuel consumption and their carbon footprint.

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  • Published: Aug 17th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Vehicle carbon emissions ‘most important’ to fleet managers

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A low level of vehicle carbon emissions is the most important factor when choosing a new fleet of cars, a new survey has found.

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  • Published: May 8th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Ashley Judd Tries To Leave Small Carbon Footprint by Carpooling and Taking Direct Flights

(CNSNews.com) – Hollywood actress Ashley Judd said she takes steps to leave a

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  • Published: May 3rd, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Bangor motorists urged to cut carbon emissions

MOTORISTS in Bangor are being urged to drive smarter and save up to

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  • Published: Apr 21st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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New fleet saves WDH up to

Tradesmen and women will soon be driving on the districts roads in new vehicles after Wakefield and District Housing (WDH) recognised a potential saving of up to

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  • Published: Apr 20th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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View: United Kingdom: Road tax to reflect carbon emissions

Motorists already struggling with the highest ever petrol prices face increases in road tax this month that will see many buyers of new family cars paying

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  • Published: Apr 6th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Dundee Parcel Service – Saving Money And Reducing Carbon Imprint

Many tailor-made specialist services are springing up to satisy the demands of customers, particularly in parcel delivery and collection, but for most operators, effective delivery can be made all the more difficult when the recipient is simply not at home.

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  • Published: Mar 17th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Opinion: Get a Ride and Reduce Carbon Emissions with Egypt Carpoolers

If youve ever braved the streets of Cairo, you know that every time you cross the street there as a pedestrian an adventure is in store. Cairo, unfortunately, is almost synonymous with traffic congestion, and all those drivers want to get where theyre going

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  • Published: Mar 12th, 2010
  • Category: Europe
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Fiat Automobiles Dominates European CO2 Emission Reduction Rankings

Among Europes best-selling automotive brands and for the third year running, Fiat Automobiles has logged the lowest average value for CO2 emissions of cars sold in 2009: 127.8 g/km (it was 133.7 g/km in 2008). The accomplishment was recognised by JATO, leading automotive advisory and research service provider. The bottom line shows FIAT ahead of Toyota (130.1 g/km), Peugeot (133.6 g/km), Renault (137.5 g/km), Citroen (137.9 g/km), Ford (140.0 g/km), Opel/Vauxhall (148.9 g/km), Volkswagen (150.4 g/km), AUDI (160.9 g/km) and Mercedes (176.4 g/km).

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  • Published: Mar 9th, 2010
  • Category: Europe
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Opinion: Fiat Groups average CO2 emissions continue to fall

According to figures compiled by the independent research company JATO Dynamics, the Fiat Group continues to lead the way in cutting greenhouse gas recording the lowest volume weighted CO2 emissions.

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  • Published: Feb 13th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Volvo brings diesel CO2 rating below 120

Volvo customers can now buy a diesel-powered Volvo V70 or S80 with CO2 emissions as low as 119 g/km, corresponding to fuel consumption of just 4.5 l/100 km and Band A for VRT & Road Tax. This means that over the past year or so, Volvo Cars has delivered five models with emissions below 120 g/km. Volvo claims that its DRIVe badge is found on cars with the best environmental performance in their respective size class.

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  • Published: Feb 8th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Opinion: Powertrain developments cut fuel consumption and CO2 by 10%

A development project involving the use of novel, optimised engine components, which when combined, achieve a 10% reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions has been embodied in a brand new concept vehicle, the CO2ncept-10% (pictured), the result of a powertrain friction reduction development project between the German companies Schaeffler and Porsche.

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  • Published: Feb 1st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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The Delivery Co cuts CO2 emissions

And speaking of good truck photos how about this cracker? Perfect blend of natural light and flash (including back-lighting behind the truck). And believe me these night-time shots can be a nightmare. Of course it’s the work of the equally-ace Bryan Winstanley and it accompanies the news that the Delivery Co. the Northampton-based specialist logistics provider for members of the PaperlinX group, has introduced the UK’s first eight teardrop-bodied distribution vehicles into service.

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  • Published: Feb 1st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Fuel Additive Cuts Stagecoach UK Bus CO2 Emissions by 100,000 Tonnes in Five Years

(Nanowerk News) Stagecoach Group has reduced its CO2 emissions from its bus fleet in the UK by more than 100,000 tonnes over the past five years through use of a hi-tech fuel additive.

The saving equates to the average CO2 emissions produced by more than 10,000 households in the UK over a 12-month period, according to official Government statistics*.

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  • Published: Jan 18th, 2010
  • Category: Europe
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Renault releases lowest carbon car

Renault has announced a new version of its popular Clio model which boasts the companys smallest ever carbon footprint.

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  • Published: Jan 17th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Commentary: U.S. should adopt carbon fuel tax policy

It’s time to abandon cap and trade.
No, I haven’t become a global warming denier. It’s real. And yes, I know about the pause, that global temperatures have been steady for a decade now. I’m just not shocked, shocked to discover that complex dynamic systems don’t follow simple linear paths.

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  • Published: Jan 4th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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59 Tonnes of Carbon Dioxide Gas, Enough to Fill Twelve Hot Air Balloons, is Saved Each Year From Ent

Niscayah has today announced its decision to replace its 335 strong fleet with new, low emission vehicles, significantly reducing the company’s carbon footprint

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