The adoption of the War Room's A to G rating by many of the world's top 100 ports would create an incentive market for carbon-efficient ships worth over US$100 million to shipowners," says Sir Richard Branson
Carbon War Room welcomed an announcement from Port of Rotterdam Authority today that it will investigate an extension of its current incentives scheme, which focuses on local pollutants, to include low-carbon vessels. Read More.
The Carbon War Room is seeking renewable fuel producers capable of producing up to 100 million gallons of renewable jet fuel and/or green diesel annually at a cost competitive with conventional jet fuel, starting within the next one to five years. Read More.
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.