26 Dec '11, 10am

Clean Technology Could Create Carbon Negative Advertising

Clean Technology Could Create Carbon Negative Advertising

Using an average of 60,000 miles travelled per year by each tractor-trailer, per US EPA estimates of average passenger vehicle greenhouse gas emissions, the aerodynamic devices would offset the greenhouse gas emissions of two cars every year. There are over 2 million tractor-trailers currently in circulation in the United States, averaging only 6 miles per gallon. There are between 500,000 and 1 million billboards in the U.S. today. The economic and environmental impact of 2 million tractor-trailers being outfitted with aerodynamic equipment serving as rolling billboards would be approximately a $40 billion reduction in U.S. fossil fuel imports and elimination of 200 million tons of CO2 from being released into the atmosphere from tractor-trailers (over the next decade). Additionally, over 5000 green jobs would be created in the United States over 5 years to support the eq...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/12/carbon-negative-adver...

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