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The dirt on tourism and climate change

The dirt on tourism and climate change | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
The tourism industry is both a victim of and contributor to a warming planet. Here's a closer look.
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Why city transportation is on the brink of a revolution

Why city transportation is on the brink of a revolution | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
New report shows that when it comes to the future of urban transportation, self-driving cars are just the start.
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JetBlue to Buy 330 Million Gallons of Renewable Jet Fuel Over 10 Years 

JetBlue to Buy 330 Million Gallons of Renewable Jet Fuel Over 10 Years  | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
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3 key battlegrounds for cities in the war against climate change

3 key battlegrounds for cities in the war against climate change | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Transportation is just one area that should be front and center. Here's why.
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Why businesses must embrace the microcar

Why businesses must embrace the microcar | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Why are businesses quick to embrace low-carbon vehicles, but progress on microcars is in the slow lane?
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These 7 major risks threaten urban sustainability

These 7 major risks threaten urban sustainability | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Many cities are unprepared for the challenges of globalization, undermining long-term sustainability.
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For the tourism industry, there’s no vacation from climate change

For the tourism industry, there’s no vacation from climate change | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Tour operators of Australia's Great Barrier Reef unite to demand the government divest from coal.
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Walmart, UPS and what's next in clean fleets

Walmart, UPS and what's next in clean fleets | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
A new fuel assessment tool from BSR underscores a shift toward diesel alternatives in transportation — including the fast-growing electric fleet market.
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5 make-or-break questions for sustainable transportation

5 make-or-break questions for sustainable transportation | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
From new mileage metrics to the types of vehicles and underlying policy and security issues, a greener transportation future is by no means guaranteed.
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VW Granted One Month to Solve Emissions Problems

VW Granted One Month to Solve Emissions Problems | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
A District Court judge has given VW one last month to come up with a feasible plan to solve its "emissions scandal" and for the regulators and VW to reach a legal agreement. But will the company be able address all of the nearly 600,000 non-compliant vehicles? One expert suggests maybe not.
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Bad news: Low-carbon air travel isn’t very likely

Bad news: Low-carbon air travel isn’t very likely | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
According to a new study, the prospect of near-term sustainable aviation is a myth.
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Mahindra and Oakland make a bet on urban mobility with the GenZe

Mahindra and Oakland make a bet on urban mobility with the GenZe | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Mahindra is launching a $3,000 electric scooter in a city that wants credit for the cutting edge of sustainability.
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If airlines care about climate change they should make everyone travel economy

If airlines care about climate change they should make everyone travel economy | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Business travel is booming and airlines are expecting other sectors to compensate for their apathy
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Europe Needs to Cut Transport Emissions by 94% to Keep Climate Commitments

Europe Needs to Cut Transport Emissions by 94% to Keep Climate Commitments | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
According to a new report by Germany’s Öko-Institut, Europe will need to cut global warming transport emissions by 94% by 2050 if it intends to keep its Paris commitments — an undertaking that will require reductions of 2% or 3% per year, as well as full participatio from all Member States.
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From Addis Ababa to Yokohama: 11 cities leading the fight on climate

From Addis Ababa to Yokohama: 11 cities leading the fight on climate | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Cities around the world are getting recognition for these bold actions.
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Rolling along: Bicycles, mobility, and the future of cities

Rolling along: Bicycles, mobility, and the future of cities | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
In an interview, Jay Walder of Motivate discusses how new services and technology are changing how city residents are getting around.
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Could vertical take-off electric planes replace cars in our cities?

Could vertical take-off electric planes replace cars in our cities? | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Nasa and a host of aviation startups are developing aircraft that could transform the way we travel, with lower emissions and runway-free landings
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Could self-driving cars stall sustainable transportation?

Could self-driving cars stall sustainable transportation? | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Driverless cars show huge potential to slash the environmental impact of transportation, but uncertainty over logistics mean their green credentials are not assured.
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Designing cities for a car-light future

Designing cities for a car-light future | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Cities are already behind in planning for the new mobility future. Carefully adapting infrastructure built for personal cars will be paramount.
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No cars, no problem? Imagining a sustainable city

No cars, no problem? Imagining a sustainable city | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Sure, pollution-free, regenerative urban areas sound great. But what would that city actually look like?
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Tourism + Climate Change = Famous Thai Islands Closed

Tourism + Climate Change = Famous Thai Islands Closed | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Some of Thailand's best known islands, including the spot made famous in the film “The Beach,” are closed indefinitely due to concerns of both damage from tourists and coral bleaching connected to climate change.
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Hyperloop to high-speed rail: Who will build the future of mobility?

Hyperloop to high-speed rail: Who will build the future of mobility? | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Two very different versions of the future of transportation — each with its own labor shortages looming — create quite a conundrum.
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Richard Stern's curator insight, May 23, 2016 9:12 AM

High speed rail is exciting. Look for this option in the near future.

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The power of zero: How to build a real-world Net Zero office

The power of zero: How to build a real-world Net Zero office | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Take a trip to the desert for a look at bleeding edge design in green building.
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Global warming effect on transatlantic flights will cost $22m

Global warming effect on transatlantic flights will cost $22m | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
Global warning will make transatlantic flights take so much longer that aircraft making the crossing will be airborne for an extra 2,000 hours per year, according to research from the University of Reading.
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The future of freight: More shipping, less emissions?

The future of freight: More shipping, less emissions? | Inspiring Sustainable Business Travel | Scoop.it
With 47,000 ships and 3 million trucks transporting goods around the world, opportunities to reduce our impact abound.
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