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Tag: Shipping

  • How We Can Make Ports More Sustainable — And Why it Matters

    How We Can Make Ports More Sustainable — And Why it Matters

    An index created by a Sustainability Science student quantifies the major environmental impacts of shipping hubs.

  • Sustainable Shipping and EPA’s Truck Mileage Standards

    The huge vertically integrated companies and large factory complexes of the 20th century have been replaced by the networked organization of the 21st. This enables more specialized and efficient production because the cost of shipping is low enough to be easily covered by the reduced costs of production. Shipping of finished products is also increasing…

  • Putting Wind in Trade’s Sails

    Putting Wind in Trade’s Sails

    International maritime trade represents a unique example of global cooperation. With the help of a growing number of renewable energy technologies, the global community can work towards progress in this limited area and use it as a model for addressing emissions in other areas of the global economy.

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  • How We Can Make Ports More Sustainable — And Why it Matters

    How We Can Make Ports More Sustainable — And Why it Matters

    An index created by a Sustainability Science student quantifies the major environmental impacts of shipping hubs.

  • Sustainable Shipping and EPA’s Truck Mileage Standards

    The huge vertically integrated companies and large factory complexes of the 20th century have been replaced by the networked organization of the 21st. This enables more specialized and efficient production because the cost of shipping is low enough to be easily covered by the reduced costs of production. Shipping of finished products is also increasing…

  • Putting Wind in Trade’s Sails

    Putting Wind in Trade’s Sails

    International maritime trade represents a unique example of global cooperation. With the help of a growing number of renewable energy technologies, the global community can work towards progress in this limited area and use it as a model for addressing emissions in other areas of the global economy.