greenhouse gas emissions

What does a COP21 goal of net zero emissions mean for Freight Transport?

By |2015-12-05T17:21:28+11:00December 5th, 2015|#COP21, #energy productivity, carbon offsets, emissions data, freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

Business leaders are calling for a goal of net zero emissions to be set at the UN Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris this week. With 7% of global emissions coming from international freight transport, and growth in globalisation expected to increase such emissions nearly fourfold by 2050, the response from the logistics industry will

Think the emissions scandal is all about Volkswagen? Think again.

By |2015-09-27T20:21:42+10:00September 27th, 2015|freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon|

The Volkswagen emission scandal is rocking the corporate world and it’s just the beginning. The CEO is gone, the workforce shamed and Germany’s flagship industry is a national embarrassment. But if you think it’s all about Volkswagen, think again, because it seems the system has been open to gaming by vehicle manufacturers for years. Dodgy

Shell’s Geelong Refinery – Can we turn Doom & Gloom into a Clean Fuel Boom?

By |2013-06-20T20:19:41+10:00June 20th, 2013|hydrocarbons, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

With Shell seeking buyers for its 59-year old refinery, deemed uncompetitive in the traditional hydrocarbons market due to its small scale and old technology relative to Asian competitors, what innovative options can Shell and the Geelong community explore to develop a sustainable asset for long term community wealth?California provides a guide. A petroleum refinery there

Carbon Neutral Transport

By |2013-02-27T21:07:13+11:00February 27th, 2013|News|

Australia has its first carbon neutral trucking company! Congratulations to Transforce Bulk Haulage in Dubbo who achieved this feat by saving fuel to reduce their carbon footprint then buying carbon credits to offset the remaining emissions. So what's stopping other transport firms from going carbon neutral? Market Incentives & Barriers Any emissions reductions need to

Clean Transport Fuels – What are the Real Options?

By |2012-07-28T10:23:32+10:00July 28th, 2012|News|

Australia's carbon price is here, so how can transport operators gain from cleaner fuels? As a retailer, manufacturer, miner or farmer, where in your supply chain can clean fuels bring real benefits, now? Biofuels win under Carbon Pricing Biodiesel and ethanol now have a carbon price advantage over other transport fuels. While gaseous fuels (LNG,

How can Freight Buyers minimise carbon tax in their supply chains?

By |2012-05-31T19:56:25+10:00May 31st, 2012|News|

Moving freight around Australia will soon attract carbon tax.  You can reduce this new cost in 2 ways: Use less fuel Use cleaner fuel While they control fuel use, transporters need their customers' help to manage carbon liability. Moving the discussion past who carries the carbon tax burden, the question now becomes: How can Freight

How will Freight Transport Customers Treat the Carbon Tax?

By |2012-03-28T21:21:39+11:00March 28th, 2012|News|

Australia's carbon tax starts in 3 months time, and customers of freight transport services should have decided by now whether they will accept carbon-related price increases from their transport providers. What signals are you sending or receiving in the marketplace? Accept or Reject Freight customers' decisions will depend on the price sensitivity of their product,

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