Wind and Water Could Usher in a New ‘Intermodal’ for Post-Carbon Freight

Originally published in Supply Chain Brain Helen Atkinson, Managing Editor Wind and Water Could Usher in a New ‘Intermodal’ for Post-Carbon Freight Schooner Apollonia in New York Harbor, Photo: Schooner Apollonia A greater adoption of waterborne freight, powered by low-carbon energy alternatives, could take the industry into a future where freight is no longer a sustainability …

Comments on the Transportation Sector of the New York State Climate Action Council Draft Scoping Plan

July 1, 2022 Draft Scoping Plan CommentsNYSERDA17 Columbia CircleAlbany, NY 12203-6399 scopingplan@nyserda.ny.gov Although these comments refer primarily to the Transportation Sector, we reserve the right to comment, in writing or in person, on the final version of the Scope of Work and any draft and final versions of the New York State Climate Action Plan …

The Northeast Grain Race

A Blog Post by Derek Ellard The Hudson River Maritime Museum, in cooperation with the Center for Post Carbon Logistics and the Northeast Grainshed Alliance, will be conducting a Grain Race in May of 2022. Contestants in four capacity categories will vie for the highest score when moving cargoes of grain from growers to producers …

Towards A Food Movement Movement.

A Blog Post by Steven Woods. Mr. Woods earned his master’s degree in Resilient and Sustainable Communities at Prescott College in 2021, with an undergraduate degree in History from LeMoyne College. He has worked in museums for over 20 years and is making a career transition to the sustainability field after 6 years in the …

New age of sail looks to slash massive maritime carbon emissions

Originally Posted on Mongabay News & Inspiration, Mongabay Series: Covering the Commons, Oceans, Planetary Boundaries March 15 2021, Author Andrew Willner Mongabay video New Age of Sail is available here. Schooner Apollonia a Hudson River Sail Freight vessel operating now If ocean shipping were a country, it would be the sixth-largest carbon emitter, releasing more CO2 annually than …

As change comes, how will shipping and logistics adapt?

Despite its present dominance, our current logistics system engaged in moving people and goods from place to place is fragile. It is reliant upon carbon-based fuels driving internal combustion engines. It is interwoven into long-distance, globalized world trade. It is designed for Just-In-Time delivery. And it depends upon its present ability to avoid paying for …

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