Shipping is rediscovering sail power thanks to innovative projects reaping promising results on the high seas. Continue reading The wind may be free, but it’s not easy to catch
by Andrew Jackson We all enjoy a good story, where the unsuspecting hero faces challenge after challenge, and eventually wins through to bring triumph for those we care for. “Game of Thrones” challenges that paradigm, as the heroes we love are killed off one by one – with betrayal, swords and poison. While this comment about “Game of Thrones” may be a spoiler to few … Continue reading Why fighting transport CO2 emissions is like “Game of Thrones”
To fully leverage the benefits of electric mobility for sustainable mobility, we must concurrently clean up the grid. Continue reading Can Electric Cars Drive Global Decarbonisation?
By Nicolas Beaumont, Senior Vice-President, Sustainable Development and Mobility, Michelin The 800 million vehicles on today’s roads worldwide are fitted with 1.2 billion tires manufactured from over 10 million tonnes of natural rubber. And vehicle numbers are likely to double over the next quarter century. The transport sector is the main consumer of rubber – three-quarters of global production – with the remainder destined primarily for the health … Continue reading Renewable natural rubber’s essential role in our sustainable mobility
Michael Cramer of the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport talks about the imbalance between transport modes and the lessons from “Dieselgate”. A lot of innovation is happening in transport right now – headlines about self-driving cars and electric vehicles abound. Are we finally on the path towards sustainable mobility? Cramer: Billions are still invested in forms of mobility that ruin our climate. And it’s still all … Continue reading “We must reinvent mobility”