Transport

A Gulfstream G650 private jet takes off from Los Angeles International Airport
Knowledge Hub, Transport, US
May 15, 2024

Using biofuels to power private jets is ‘least defensible’ use of US government subsidies 

Powering private jets with biofuels is a ‘PR stunt’ with ecological and social consequences, the Institute for Policy Studies warns 
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Policy & Regulation, Transport
May 2, 2024

Truckmakers must speed into action to meet zero emissions rules

Legislators are demanding emissions cuts, but only 2% of new heavy-duty vehicles manufactured in 2023 globally were zero emissions
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Container vessels and shipping containers at a the port of Tanjung Pelepas in Malaysia
Policy & Regulation, Transport
May 2, 2024

Could wind energy help shipping cut its emissions sooner?

Seen as one of the hardest industries to decarbonise, shipping is facing tough investment decisions, with some campaigners promoting wind propulsion as a valid alternative...
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China, Data, Europe, Transport
April 24, 2024

In Charts: Europe must choose between Chinese EV imports or its emissions targets, says ECA

The EU’s financial watchdog says Europe will fail to meet its 2035 vehicle targets without turning to imports, as Chinese electric vehicle manufacturing reaches record...
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Energy, Financials, Policy & Regulation, Transport
March 28, 2024

IMO talks dodge question on future distribution of shipping emission revenues

While negotiations continued behind closed doors on how to price maritime carbon emissions, the UN has yet to determine a suitable governance framework to disperse...
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Sector Focus, Transport
March 19, 2024

With better planning and investment, EV uptake could offer storage and grid flexibility

As sales of electric vehicle rise, policymakers should be looking at how to maximise the benefits – and provide an ‘efficient transportation ecosystem’, according to...
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Policy & Regulation, Transport
March 14, 2024

Why trade disruptions are bad news for shipping’s decarbonisation targets

Maritime trade routes continue to be severely restricted, while negotiations on a controversial global shipping levy also resume this week. Experts warn there is no easy solution to either challenge
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Energy, EU, Europe, Food & Farming, Policy & Regulation, Transport, US
February 16, 2024

In Brief: JPMAM and SSGA exit CA100+; IEA to set up security programme for critical minerals

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news JPMorgan Asset Management and State Street Global Advisors have confirmed to the Financial Times that they are leaving the investor coalition group Climate...
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Toyota cars in showroom and logo
Europe, Policy & Regulation, Transport
January 26, 2024

Toyota’s ‘electrified’ campaign is ‘textbook case of greenwashing’, consumer watchdog says

Consumer watchdog Ekō has accused leading car retailer Toyota of greenwashing by labelling hybrid vehicles as ‘electrified’, but Toyota insists the label is accurate
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Australia, Canada, EU, Europe, Food & Farming, Policy & Regulation, Singapore, Transport, UK, US
December 8, 2023

In Brief: Singapore launches taxonomy with transition category; Canada releases oil emissions cap regulation

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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Autobahn Germany
Germany, Policy & Regulation, Transport
October 24, 2023

Explainer: Why transport is holding back Germany’s Energiewende

Tensions over how to best tackle emissions from the transport sector and differences of opinion between the various factions in the coalition government are slowing Germany’s move from fossil fuels...
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