From an initial field of over 250 entries and a subsequent shortlist of 7, Carbon War Room has been named NGO of the Year in the 2014 BusinessGreen Leaders Awards—the largest sustainability awards in Europe. The award recognized the War Room's impact over the past year, especially in maritime shipping and island economies, as well as its potential for even greater impact in the future. Read More.
Sleeper tractors currently consume around $70,000 worth of diesel fuel per year, with 8% of that cost used for idling. These solutions provide the safety benefit of well-rested drivers, while lowering costs, pollution, and noise. Read More.
"Supporting the Carbon War Room is a great step forward as we strive to lead the industry in innovation and sustainability," says John Laughter, Senior Vice President, Delta Air Lines Corporate Safety, Security and Compliance
Delta Air Lines is partnering with the Carbon War Room in an effort to accelerate low-carbon jet fuel production worldwide. This is part of the global carrier's commitment to environmental accountability, transparency and carbon emission reduction. Read More.
The shipping industry can attract new sources of capital, improve its overall fuel efficiency, and save on fuel costs at the same time. A new Carbon War Room report, produced in collaboration with the University College London Energy Institute, details two promising financial models for the adoption of fuel-efficiency and alternative-fuel technologies, which profitably reduce both the fuel costs and the greenhouse gas emissions of the shipping industry. Read More.
To celebrate the United Nations Environment Programme's World Environment Day, the Carbon War Room is pleased to announce the addition of both Colombia and Grenada to its Ten Island Challenge. Read More.