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As the federal government seeks to bail out the industry, environmental advocacy organizations urged Congress to ensure that any financial aid for cruise lines come with strings attached.
April 7, 2020 by Maria Gallucci
The shipping industry's slow voyage towards climate action frustrates campaigners.
May 2, 2016 by Madeleine Cuff
With 47,000 ships and 3 million trucks transporting goods around the world, opportunities to reduce our impact abound.
January 5, 2016 by Nate Berg
Frito Lay, UPS and others embrace efficiency-upping changes outlined by Carbon War room and North American Council for Freight Efficiency.
March 26, 2015 by Helen Marks
Corporations are cutting transportation costs and capping emissions by making changes, both small and large, to their truck fleets.
August 27, 2012 by Mary Catherine O'Connor
New North American regulations affecting emissions from ocean shipping has already produced results, and is the latest step in reducing the carbon footprint created by the transportation industry. But not everyone is happy with the new rules. <br />
August 14, 2012 by Bruce Kennedy
The annual Commuter Pain study from IBM, which looks at commutes in 20 cities across the globe, finds that public transit use is up and traffic is somewhat down, but commuters are still highly stressed out about their daily grinds.
September 8, 2011 by Matthew Wheeland
The new rules are the third set of strict efficiency and emissions standards put in place by the Obama Administration to cover cars, light-duty trucks, and now heavy-duty vehicles.
August 9, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
How did that get there? It's a question that I've found myself asking at lot these days. Goods movement, freight, logistics -- call it what you will. Regardless of name, it's the source of a lot of greenhouse gas emissions.
December 21, 2010 by Jason Mathers
Taking a counterintuitive approach to its business, Maersk has found that slower is a better business when it comes to shipping.
November 5, 2010 by Adam Aston
Maersk Line has become the first in its industry to independently verify its carbon emissions vessel by vessel -- a move that enables customers to track the environmental data along with other performance information about shipping line.
November 3, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
Transportation and logistics remain a mostly overlooked area for potential climate risks and opportunities. Understanding impacts across this complex system will require a greater level of collaboration, but one part of the sector -- ocean freight -- has already begun promoting transparency and developing crucial common metrics.
July 15, 2010 by Raj Sapru
Simple software solutions can help drivers and fleet owners significantly save on fuel costs and emissions, all while helping drivers spend less time on the road.
May 21, 2010 by Bob Denaro
The Coalition for Responsible Trucking has teamed up with the Environmental Defense Fund to develop programs to reduce truck-related air emissions at the nation's ports, beginning with those in the Southeast.
May 17, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
UPS yesterday released a new, on-demand shipping pickup service targeted at small to medium-sized businesses that promises to make shipping more efficient and to cut emissions along the supply chain.
March 24, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
The billionaire's new NGO, Carbon War Room, puts the global shipping industry's massive carbon footprint under the spotlight, and spread the word about simple ways to shrink its impact.
March 11, 2010 by Marc Gunther
While individual car buyers stayed out of showrooms with disastrous results, corporate and institutional buyers proved a bright green spot for the industry with increased purchases of hybrid-electric, diesel, biodiesel, electric and other so-called alternative-fueled vehicles.
February 8, 2010 by Joel Makower
A focused effort on making its distribution network more efficient has allowed Kraft Foods to save more than 50 million miles since 2005.
November 20, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
A million-dollar research project just announced aims to bring computing power to bear on every aspect of airport operations, with the goal of cutting waste and pollution while reducing delays and speeding baggage handling.
October 21, 2009 by Matthew Wheeland
Tools, trainings and best practices for changing driver behavior and maximizing fleet performance are among the offerings the Environmental Defense Fund unveiled at the launch of the 2009 Green Fleets Conference today.
October 19, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
The U.S. Postal Service unveiled goals to significantly curb its emissions and petroleum use Thursday, a week after President Barack Obama ordered federal agencies to set create action plans to reduce their environmental impacts.
October 16, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
The Clean Trucks Program at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles has succeeded in getting more than 2,000 dirty rigs off the road in its first year. The program has also added more than 5,500 clean trucks, helping the ports cut truck emissions by nearly 70 percent.
October 6, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors
Through a congestion charge levied on drivers in Stockholm, Sweden, IBM has managed to cut traffic by 18 percent, reduce emissions by more than 14 percent, and generate the equivalent of US$84 million in infrastructure revenue every year.
September 23, 2009 by GreenBiz Editors