Tagged Emissions

Royal Caribbean strikes wind deal with Southern Power

By Michelle Froese Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has signed an agreement with Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, for Southern Power’s 200-MW Reading Wind Facility. The new wind agreement is expected to offset up to 12% of Royal Caribbean’s emissions, beginning in 2020. This initiative, which will offset…

Mercedes-Benz S 560 e PHEV now available for ordering

By mmillikin The third generation of the plug-in hybrid from Mercedes-Benz is due to be launched. (Earlier post.) The new S 560 e (combined fuel consumption: 2.6-2.5 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 59-57 g/km, combined electrical consumption: 20.2-20.0 kWh/100 km) can be ordered from today. The modified components and the intelligent powertrain management’s new anticipatory…

Yikes, BMW Board Member Doesn’t Inspire Confidence In BMW

By Matt Pressman Over half a century ago, the auto industry fought against seat belts. Then, in the 1970s, they fought against smog regulations because of expensive catalytic converters. They also opposed other safety standards, like airbags. Today, legacy automakers cling to diesel and fight against reducing emissions. The latest target of their displeasure and…

IKEA Plans Emissions-Free Deliveries In 5 Cities

By Jake Richardson IKEA is well-known for using solar power at some of its stores, and for offering solar panels for sale within some of them as well. The company just added a new green wrinkle — emissions-free delivery in 5 cities by Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

IPCC says coal must go in urgent race to limit global warming

By Sophie Vorrath It’s over to the Morrison government, as IPCC warns of increasing urgency of emissions reduction task, and of the “very, very substantial” cut in coal use essential to this. The post IPCC says coal must go in urgent race to limit global warming appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For…

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