Roads and railways to protect the environment

The government has launched a new framework setting an environmental standard that new rail and road projects will need to follow

Net Hero Podcast – Driving us to despair or cleaner air?

In this episode we explore if self driving cars and autonomous transport systems are really the best route to cutting emissions and hitting net zero

EU greenlights €500m Italian scheme for switch to cleaner maritime vessels

It will support projects that increase the energy efficiency and environmental performance of vessels used for passenger, freight and combined transport

EU backs green inland cargo shipping in Lithuania

The advisory services agreement will support the construction of zero-emission electric transport shipping vessels to initiate cargo transportation between two major cities of Klaipėda and Kaunas

First class stamps rise to 95p

The increase has sparked heavy criticism amidst rising energy bills and the cost of living

DHL and Formula E renew ‘sustainable partnership’

DHL will remain responsible for all zero-emission freight transported to the tournament

Saia Freight plans to buy or lease up to 100 Nikola zero emission trucks

It will follow the completion of a demonstration programme, which will include three BEV trucks to be operated in separate locations across the Saia network

Union Pacific plots tracks to net zero by 2050

The railroad company is looking to cut its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 26% by the end of the decade

DHL and Shell trial Bio-LNG trucks to cut carbon

The companies claim the LNG is made from agricultural waste and is 85% less carbon-intensive than diesel

More than 4,000 parcels shipped each second in 2020

During the pandemic, the global number of deliveries exceeded 131 billion – a 27% increase from 2019