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  • Published: Apr 26th, 2011
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Diesel Emissions Causing High Black Carbon Levels Across Chicago

Black carbon levels are high throughout the city and no Chicago neighborhood is free from it, regardless of the average household income, according to recent testing done by the Chicago News Cooperative. Just one week after the City Council passed an ordinance aiming to reduce the amount of air pollution emitted by trucks doing city construction work,

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Carbon tax on double cabs postponed

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Pretoria – While the implementation of vehicle emissions tax on passenger cars will proceed as scheduled on 1 September, the tax on double cabs has been postponed.

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  • Published: Jun 13th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Hybrid bikes to reduce carbon footprint

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In line with its commitment to environmental sustainability, a leading logistics and transportation solutions provider Aramex, has announced the introduction of a new range of bikes, incorporating the latest innovation in hybrid technology to its operations in Lebanon.

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  • Published: May 9th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Opinion: The Co-operators reduces carbon footprint by 12%

The Co-operators reduced its carbon footprint by 12% in 2009, compared to 2007 baseline measurements, according to The Co-operators Sustainability Report 2009.

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  • Published: May 9th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Three step plan to a low carbon economy

The chief executive of the Climate Change Committee has outlined the three key policies that the new Government should focus on to help shift the UK to a low carbon economy.

Speaking at the launch of the business and environment lobby the Aldersgate Group’s latest report, David Kennedy said it was now pretty clear where we should be going if we wanted to make the transition to a sustainable economy.

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  • Published: Feb 11th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Honda’s hybrid sports car

Honda has revealed further details of its new CR-Z hybrid sports car.

Due to make its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show early next month, the CR-Z is a compact 2+2 coupe powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine allied to an electric motor offering peak power of 124bhp.

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  • Published: Feb 10th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Lombard reduces CO2, fuel consumption and costs for large fleet

Lombard Vehicle Management has been appointed by national lawn treatment business GreenThumb to fund and manage a fleet of around 800 vans on an exclusive basis.

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Press Release: Volvo V70 and S80 – now with CO2 emissions below 120 g/km

The environmentally conscious Volvo customer 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.This means that over the past year or so, Volvo Cars has succeeded in delivering five models with emissions below 120 g/km.

Gurgaon, Haryana, February 1, 2010 /India PRwire/ — “There has been a swift pace of development since the launch of our first 119-gram models in Paris in autumn 2008. The fact that we have now brought two of the larger models in our range below the magical 120 gram limit shows that few of our competitors can match us when it comes to offering customers increasingly green cars,” says Volvo Cars President and CEO Stephen Odell.

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  • Published: Dec 6th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Volvo launches personal CO2-counter

Volvo has launched personal CO2-counter called Commute Greener, which can be accessed through a mobile phone or a website.

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  • Published: Nov 29th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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EPA: Carbon dioxide emissions, gas mileage at early ’80s levels

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WASHINGTON (Nov. 20, 2009)- Carbon dioxide emissions from new vehicles have decreased for the fifth consecutive year, along with a corresponding increase in fuel economy, according to a new report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  • Published: Nov 27th, 2009
  • Category: Global
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French offer help to cut CO2

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QUANG NINH Even though Viet Nams present carbon dioxide emissions were far lower than those in developed countries, it should think seriously about reducing them as part of its future strategy on sustainable development.

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Vans also obliged to cut CO2 emissions

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  • Published: Oct 18th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Secret Report Revealed: Bush Admin Determined CO2 to be Public Threat in 2007

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In December 2007 the Bush administration found that greenhouse gases, especially those emitted by motor vehicles, were a danger to public health, and therefore should be regulated by the Clean Air Act. This finding was sequestered for years, the story of its suppression was well known. The 29-page report (pdf) by Bush’s EPA itself was only seen by a select few, copies were not allowed to be made, and the White House’s Office of Management and Budget blocked an effort to make it public. The document has only now been released for the first time to the American public.

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  • Published: Sep 1st, 2009
  • Category: UK
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New Kia Cee

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  • Published: Aug 30th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Don’t Exhale: EPA Expected to Declare Carbon Dioxide a Dangerous Pollutant

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The Environmental Protection Agency is expected in the next few weeks to declare that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases are pollutants, a move that would require the federal government to regulate them — even without legislation.

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  • Published: Aug 20th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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TNTs Explosive Drive Me Challenge Reduces CO2!

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TNT Malaysia held for the first time its Drive me Challenge recently

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  • Published: Aug 19th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Carbon copy: EPA may step in on cap and trade

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Americans who dont want to see just about everything they buy or use cost more under the weight of a cap-and-trade global warming bill pushed by the Obama administration are thankful the legislation is a dead letter in the U.S. Senate.

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  • Published: Aug 16th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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London parking charges to be linked to car emissions

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Residents will soon to be able to benefit from greener parking in London after Camden Council introduced a reward scheme for those with low-emission vehicles.

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Car Industry Committed to Further CO2 Reductions

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CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA

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