When the front carriage of a metro train near Rotterdam crashed through the safety barriers just before midnight on Sunday, the driver escaped injury thanks to a sculpture of a whale’s tail. The train was held 32 feet in the air upon one of two tail fins, known (really) as “flukes.” And, what is the […]
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Greening Our Shipping: Wind-Powered Cargo Ships Can Change Future of Freight Cutting Emissions By 90%
The global cargo shipping industry accounts for roughly 2 percent of all greenhouse emissions worldwide. Soon, an advanced clean energy ship could finally deliver an eco-friendly solution for hauling freight across the ocean. Automakers understand that ‘electrifying’ our transport sector will be crucial in lowering dangerous emissions to mitigate a climate crisis. But two areas […]
College Students Invent Device That Curbs Microplastics Emitted From Tires–And They Won a Dyson Award
Microplastics emitted from vehicle tires as they wear down is a growing pollution problem. In fact, tire particles are the second-largest microplastic pollutant in our oceans. Luckily, four students have come up with a solution to the issue—and it’s just been recognized as a national winner in the prestigious James Dyson Awards. Every time a vehicle brakes, […]
The construction of an electric road will make Tel Aviv the first city worldwide to institute the large-scale rollout of a technology that can charge vehicles as they drive. Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, in partnership with ElectReon and Dan Bus Company, has launched a pilot to install wireless electric roads for charging public transportation in the […]
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One Finnish town is literally helping green-minded citizens eat cake as they reward eco-friendly behavior with various rewards: including free public transport tickets, swims, and yes, cake. A little north of Helsinki, the city of Lahti has developed an app tracking the carbon emissions of local residents based on whether they get around by car, public […]
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States are leading the way on cutting greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector at the end of President Trump’s first term, a new analysis contends.
The new Japanese N700S passenger bullet trains were designed with lithium-ion battery-powered motors to help the trains run during natural disasters.
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A U.N. agency agreed this week to scale back plans to curb carbon pollution in the airline industry.
The 9-passenger electric airplane developed by aviation company magniX completed its first flight over Moses Lake, Washington earlier today.
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NAPA AUTO PARTS stores can always be counted on to support their communities during a crisis. Today, as hospitals and health care organizations across the country struggle with the coronavirus pandemic NAPA stores and AutoCare Centers are once again stepping…