Breaker one-nine, we’ve got a low-CO2 Convoy

Climate Economy

Breaker one-nine, we’ve got a low-CO2 Convoy

Climate investors from Bono and Gates to Bezos and Gore give this startup a big 10-4. Sitting in a freeway traffic jam, it’s easy to understand the inefficiency of how most of the public gets around: Car after empty car –– save for the bored and frustrated drivers –– spewing polluting emissions. What is less obvious is the inefficiency of freight transport. Of the big trucks roaring past you on the freeway, more than one-third are empty, as they return to home base after delivering their loads. “Empty miles” constitute…

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