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American Airlines: Addressing Climate Change

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Climate change is a pressing global challenge, and American Airlines believes it must do its part to address it. That is why the airline has set a goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. While ambition is important, American knows that what matters most is having a clear roadmap — with both a long-term vision and intermediate milestones — to achieve it.

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Climate change is a pressing global challenge, and American Airlines believes it must do its part to address it. That is why the airline has set a goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. While ambition is important, American knows that what matters most is having a clear roadmap — with both a long-term vision and intermediate milestones — to achieve it.

How Biden's Climate Policies May Affect Georgia

Drawdown Georgia Team Members Interviewed by WABE
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BY MOLLY SAMUEL

Georgia is already feeling effects from climate change. On the coast, sea levels are going up. Temperatures are going up around Georgia, too; last year was one of the state’s warmest on record.

Rising seas threaten highways, bridges and homes. Heat affects people’s health. Drought is not good for farmers.

Shifting the Future of Automotive Industry to Top Gear with IoT and 5G

By Janet Ooi | Iot Industry and Solutions Marketing
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Imagine a world where your car helps with your day-to-day schedule. It observes your work calendar, detects that you have a meeting scheduled for 8:00 am and checks the traffic situation for the best route to the office, just to make sure you won’t be late. Your car can send a reminder to your phone or smartwatch to remind you of your meeting, as big data in the cloud crunches information to derive the ideal time when you should leave your house via  a prompt to your phone –  your virtual connected car valet service! Don’t think this is possible? Times have changed.

Qualcomm's C-V2X Delivers Outstanding Performance for Automotive Safety

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As automakers and regulators move closer to complete adoption of connected vehicles, and cities and other road owners ambitiously pursue smart and safe transportation, it is important to use a high performance and practical radio technology dedicated to road safety. We at Qualcomm Technologies believe Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) is the solution going forward.

A Transportation, Infrastructure and Climate Priority

By John D. Porcari, Laura Rogers and Jigar Shah
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High voltage direct current transmission, or HVDC, installed underground alongside America’s world-class networks of roads and highways, is the key to unlocking a clean, prosperous, and secure energy future.

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High voltage direct current transmission, or HVDC, installed underground alongside America’s world-class networks of roads and highways, is the key to unlocking a clean, prosperous, and secure energy future.

WEC Gold Medal Roundtable Convenes Business Leaders on Future of Sustainable Mobility

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On the occasion of awarding the Gold Medal 2020 to Ford Motor Company, the World Environment Center convened an Executive Roundtable to learn from leaders in the transportation sectors about their efforts to drive sustainability in transportation and discuss further efforts required in the years ahead for mobility systems change. This Roundtable was designed to share goals and strategies, and to lead the global decarbonization efforts in mobility.

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Bipartisan Group of U.S. Governors Show Vital Leadership on Regional Agreement to Modernize Transportation System

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BOSTON, December 22, 2020 /3BL Media / - Leaders from four jurisdictions announced today a groundbreaking, bipartisan agreement to reduce vehicle pollution, improve air quality and modernize state transportation systems. 

Autonomous Vehicles - How History Predicts Future Adoption

by Radhika Arora
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The rapid advancement in technology pertaining to automation is revolutionary and it is a privilege to be witnessing this change during our lifetime. With all the discussions and debates around automation and the future of mobility, it is hard to ignore the role of self-driving cars. The wide-scale adoption of autonomous vehicles (AVs) will be transformative, impacting almost every facet of our lives. AVs hold the potential to transform the way we live, travel, work, vacation and enjoy our leisure activities.

Keysight and ElringKlinger AG Collaborate to Advance E-mobility

ElringKlinger equips laboratories with Keysight’s Scienlab Battery Test Solutions
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. and Dettingen/Erms, Germany, December 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, and ElringKlinger, one of the world's leading technological partner to the automotive industry, have collaborated to advance e-mobility in the field of battery development for electric vehicles.

Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance Debuts Principles to Drive Change and Accelerate U.S. Commercial Fleet Electrification

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Major companies with large commercial vehicle fleets provide guidance for auto and truck manufacturers, regulators, policymakers, and utilities on how to accelerate transition to electric vehicle

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