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On yer bike ... Copenhagen shows the way for European cities

Thursday - More than 76,600 people could become employed by green transportation businesses, and 10,000 lives would be saved, if major European cities adopted Copenhagen's bicycle sharing system, says a new report.

How sail is catching up with the fossil-fuel ships

Maersk's Triple-E ... 18,000 containers.

11 Apr 14 - Ship transport is energy efficient, but it is also a significant source of emissions because of the globalised world huge transportation needs. In large measure, these vessels are powered with high-sulphur fossil fuels.

Tyres can save fuel, says consumer watchdog

11 Apr 14 - Choosing tyres which grip well but are also fuel efficient can save money and reduce carbon emissions, says Consumer NZ.

Airlines wrestle with demands of climate change

11 Apr 14 - By LYNETTE DRAY.- Although aviation emissions contribute only 3 to 5 per cent of the total impact on the planet’s climate, this is steadily growing and is a surprisingly intractable problem to solve.

Z Energy goes it alone with $21 million biodiesel plant to supply local market

4 Apr 14 - A commercial-scale biodiesel project nearly stymied by the withdrawal of Government support is to go ahead.

Tax credits deal fuels LanzaTech move to Illinois

4 Apr 14 - NEW ZEALAND clean-tech company LanzaTech has been lured to Illinois with more than $US1 million worth of tax credits.

Biofuels not a lasting solution, warns report

4 Apr 14 - By DOUGLAS CRAWFORD-BROWN.- Biofuels alone are unsustainable, but can still help to combat climate change.


Europe puts off decision on aviation emissions

4 Apr 14 - EUROPE has postponed action to regulate international aviation emissions.

Z Energy on fuels project sideline

28 Mar 14 - ONE OF THE companies involved in a $13.5 million project investigating the viability of turning wood waste into biofuel says it is not involved in the NXT Fuels project.

Brm, brm ...move over, brick, there's a streamliner coming through

28 Mar 14 - By KIERAN COOKE.- The European Parliament has voted in favour of changing the design of goods lorries throughout the EU - from their present brick shape to a more streamlined-looking vehicle.

Foreign airlines should pay, say Europe lawmakers

21 Mar 14 - Flights to and from Europe should not be exempted from Europe’s emissions trading scheme, the Environment and Public Health Committee of the European Parliament says.

Europe must get serious about cutting back oil

7 Mar 14 - By ALEX KIRBY, London.- Europe has the technology and the raw material to make a big cut in the amount of oil its transport uses, researchers say - but it will fail to reap the benefits on offer...

Costly, toxic and slow to charge? Busting electric car myths

21 Feb 14 - By THOMAS BRAUNL. Cars are the second most expensive investment after the family home, a status symbol and, in some cases — just visit a major motor show — a love affair.

Why the big boys are serious about carbon pricing

7 Feb 14 - Several of the largest international oil companies, along with other major companies, are taking the prospect of international carbon pricing seriously, writes BARRY NAUGHTON.

Court throws out Taranaki drilling challenge

Greenpeace protesters at the Taranaki drilling site.

20 Dec 13 - The High Court has dismissed Greenpeace's challenge to the EPA's decision over Anadarko's oil exploration in the Taranaki Basin.

Airways opens green routes

20 Dec 13 - Seven "green" aviation routes have been introduced across Asia Pacific.

Diesel additive has new outlet

20 Dec 13 - A second truck stop is to sell Z Energy’s low-emissions diesel additive.

NXT biofuels project excites retail chain

Dave Bodger ... major breakthrough.

6 Dec 13 - The NXT Fuels biofuels refinery project could be a breakthrough for the industry, says fuel retailer Gull New Zealand.

Motoring club takes prize for energy efficiency

29 Nov 13 - An motoring organisation has earned national recognition for leading the way with energy-efficient buildings and cutting carbon emissions in Australia.


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