EV Tire-Wear Emissions 1,850 Times More Than Particulate Emissions By Petrol, Diesel Cars, Finds Study

Electric Vehicles (EV) are causing pollution through tire-wear emissions which are 1,850 times more than particulate mass emissions caused by petrol and diesel-powered vehicles, an analysis by Emission Analytics found in its report. The added weight of these vehicles might lead to tire wear emissions that might confound the ‘zero emissions’ tag. The study was […]

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Wind & Solar to Produce 90% Electricity in North America by 2050: NARIS

Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA) has welcomed the release of the North American Renewable Integration Study (NARIS), considered to be the most comprehensive long-term analysis of power system evolution to date on the North American grid. NARIS shows that, between now and 2050, solar energy and wind energy are poised to contribute the greatest proportion […]

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Hindustan Zinc Signs MoU with Epiroc for Using BEVs in Underground Mining

India’s integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver and a Vedanta Group Company, Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Epiroc Rock Drills AB for Zero Emission and Sustainable Mining by introducing Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) in underground mining. HZL claims to become the first mining company in India to introduce electric […]

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The 20,000th Solaris Electric Bus is Running on the Roads of Warsaw

Europe’s leading Bus manufacturer, Solaris has been producing innovative and environment-friendly buses since 1996. The company has manufactured five types of buses till now and released its 20,000th bus, the electric Urbino 18 on 15th December 2020. Manufactured in Solaris factory in Bolechowo, the electric Urbino 18 is running on the streets of Poland’s capital, […]

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Walmart Sets Goal to be Zero Emissions Company by 2040

Walmart is doubling down on addressing the growing climate crisis by targeting zero emissions across the company’s global operations by 2040. Walmart has announced it is doubling down on addressing the growing climate crisis by targeting zero emissions across the company’s global operations by 2040. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are also committing to help […]

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Renewables key to Reaching Zero Emissions in Transport & Industry: IRENA

Only seven industry and transport sectors will account for 38 percent of all CO2 emissions globally in 2050 unless there are significant changes in current approaches. Concerted action beyond planned policies can turn the page within the remaining 40 years and achieve zero emissions in heavy industry and transport by around 2060, a key requirement to […]

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Uber to be Fully Zero-Emission by 2040, 100% EVs by 2030

Uber has committed to becoming a fully zero-emission platform by 2040, and for 100% of rides take place in EVs in US, Canadian, and European cities by 2030 Taking a cue from possibly the only positive outcome of the global lockdown due to Covid i.e. the one on the climate, with emissions in some months […]

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