Obama Promises New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks

In the State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama talked about his energy strategy for the United States. One part of his overall strategy is to set new fuel efficiency standards for trucks.

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Sailing Barge To Ship Farm Goods From Vermont To NYC

Commercial shipping remains heavily reliant on river traffic and powerful barges to move goods, but are sailing barges still a viable means of transportation? The Vermont Sail Freight Project aims to prove the viability of this powerless, carbon-neutral shipping method that will move farmers market goods from Vermont to New York City.

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells Could Lead To Cleaner Ships

By some estimates, a single container ship can cause as much pollution as 50 million cars on the road. That is because until recently, these ships have been largely unregulated. But new emissions laws mean the shipping industry has to clean up its act, and some companies are looking to hydrogen fuel cells to lower their environmental impact.

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