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How Bird is working to make its scooters a truly sustainable transportation option

The scooter company Bird wants to make urban transportation more sustainable by replacing short car trips in cities. But this goal is made more difficult because the company has its own sustainability challenges: the pollution from trips taken to collect the electric scooters so that they can be charged, the power used for charging, and the short life of...

Personal Carbon Trading Pilot

The CitiCAP Project focuses on co-creating and implementing a Personal Carbon Trading (PCT) scheme for mobility to reduce traffic emissions in Lahti. This will be a first city-wide pilot of PCT ever performed within the EU. Through the PCT scheme citizens can receive benefits, such as discounted bus tickets or bicycle repair services, in exchange for smart mobility choices.... An...

Electric Vehicle Charging Carbon Coalition Named 2019 Climate Leadership Awards Winner

The EVCCC developed an innovative pathway to use voluntary carbon credit markets to improve electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure revenues and thus help support continued EV sales growth. The new method, pioneered by EVCCC, provides a blueprint to certify the reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that result when EVs are powered by electric vehicle charging stations compared with conventional...