The Carbon Column – Travel better

In this post I address travelling and how we can be better

F1 on track to 2030 net zero finish line

The racing tournament claims it is ‘racing’ towards its eight-year target

Major US airlines target three billion gallons of sustainable fuel production by 2030

The goal is an increase from their previous commitment of two billion gallons, as part of the aviation industry’s pledge to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Vegetable oil train hits the tracks to clean up hybrid car supply chain

Hybrid Toyota cars built in the UK are being transported to Europe using a train powered by vegetable oil

RAF fighter jets and helicopters to use sustainable fuel by 2050

Aircrafts including F-35s, Typhoons and Wildcat helicopters could be powered by hydrogenated fats and oils, wood waste, alcohols, sugars, household waste, biomass and algae

Rolls-Royce to test 100% sustainable aviation fuel

The tests aim to confirm unblended sustainable aviation fuel makes a significant contribution to improving the environmental performance of gas turbine engines

Neste and Shell ink deal to boost supply of sustainable aviation fuel

The agreement brings together Neste’s expertise in the production and supply of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and Shell Aviation’s credentials in supplying and managing fuel

Deutsche Bahn to begin trials of eco-diesel-powered train journeys

The testing of the new sustainable fuel is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by as much as 90%

Equinor pledges to halve its maritime emissions in Norway by 2030

The firm aims to scale up the production and use of zero-emission fuels and develop ammonia and hydrogen from natural gas

Sustainable aviation should be at the heart of UK’s green recovery plan

Industry asks the government to support sustainable aviation fuel projects by committing £500m