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    Amazon Has Highly Undercounted Its Carbon Emissions, Report Finds

    Amazon Has Highly Undercounted Its Carbon Emissions, Report Finds

    A new report analyzing Amazon’s emissions reporting has found that the retailer is vastly undercounting its emissions. Amazon reports emissions for its own products, but not those sold by third-party retailers, even if Amazon fulfills those orders. Amazon-branded products only make up about 1% of the company’s total sales. The majority of its sales come […]

    8 Places With Awesome and Innovative Public Transportation

    8 Places With Awesome and Innovative Public Transportation

    In cities across the globe, urbanites rely on public transportation to get around. More than 55% of the global population lives in urban areas, a number that is expected to increase to nearly 70% by 2050, according to the UN. As our cities grow, so must public transportation capacity, while also addressing the mounting impacts […]

    White House Announces Nearly $5 Billion for EV Charging Stations

    White House Announces Nearly $5 Billion for EV Charging Stations

    The Biden Administration announced plans on Thursday to spend nearly $5 billion to create a network of electric vehicle charging stations along U.S. highways. The funding comes from the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program established by President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the U.S. Departments of Transportation and Energy said in a joint announcement. The goal is to create Alternative Fuel Corridors, prioritizing the Interstate Highway System.

    American Cities Lack Safe Infrastructure for Bikers of Color

    American Cities Lack Safe Infrastructure for Bikers of Color

    Efforts to make Los Angeles, and other cities across the country, more bike friendly are ignoring one of the biggest obstacles to making cycling safer for BIPOC residents: cops. “As transportation planners, we’ve gone straight to the physical infrastructure, when for Black cyclists — and there are growing numbers of them — it’s not about […]

    Electric Vehicles 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Electric Vehicles 101: Everything You Need to Know

    If you think electric cars are a new concept, you’re not alone. Until recently, EV’s drew interest mainly from a niche group of enthusiasts. Gasoline-powered cars and trucks are usually considered to be the ‘traditional’ types of those vehicles, but electric vehicles were being developed right around the same time, according to a U.S. Department […]

    British Airways to Start Using Sustainable Jet Fuel Next Year

    British Airways to Start Using Sustainable Jet Fuel Next Year

    British Airways announced Friday that it would become the first airline to use sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced at a commercial scale in the UK. The company struck a deal with Phillips 66 Limited, which will produce thousands of tons of sustainable jet fuel that the airline will begin to use for commercial flights in […]

    New Canadian Facility to Produce Renewable Fuel From Air

    New Canadian Facility to Produce Renewable Fuel From Air

    In British Columbia, Canadian clean energy company Huron Clean Energy and its partner Carbon Engineering Ltd. have plans to create a revolutionary fuel for cars, airplanes and ships. Recently, they’ve begun engineering on a game-changing, large-scale commercial facility in Canada that will produce this usable fuel out of air. Powered by clean hydroelectricity, the plant […]