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Trucking

Keep on Truckin’—50 Years of Efficiency Advancements

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day—and as the COVID-19 pandemic makes the world acutely aware of trucking’s critical role in getting us everything we need and want—we want to share some of the amazing progress the trucking industry has made to be more efficient in hauling the world’s goods.

Trucking and Utilities: Working Together to Advance Electrification

When I was in high school, I participated in a student exchange homestay program in France. I spent a month living with my French host brother, attending school with him and participating in extracurriculars together, all while practicing new language skills. I was 16 years old at the time, so…

Run on Less with Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Originally posted on ACT news. Although hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) have been around since the 1960s, they have recently emerged as a potential solution to decarbonize heavy transport. Nikola Motors just announced it has raised $1 billion in funding for its hydrogen…

One Size Doesn’t Fit All

When most people envision climate action, images of solar panels and wind farms often come to mind. However, electricity generation is only part of the decarbonization puzzle. The climate crisis calls for an all-hands-on-deck approach to decarbonizing the world’s goods and services, including how they are designed, produced, sourced, and…