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Keystone XL Oil Project Pledges Zero Carbon Emissions

  • WASHINGTON—The Keystone oil pipeline’s developer plans to announce a series of overhauls—including a pledge to use only renewable energy—in a bid to win President-elect Joe Biden’s support for the controversial project.
  • Aides to Mr. Biden have previously said he plans to revoke the permit, and Canada’s CBC News reported late Sunday that Mr. Biden plans to do so in one of his first actions after taking office this week.
  • Mr. Biden’s team declined to discuss that report, but has said his position on the pipeline hasn’t changed.
  • In a bid to save the project, Canada’s TC Energy Corp.
  • They also are pledging to hire a union workforce and eliminate all greenhouse-gas emissions from operations by 2030.
  • The company’s plans reflect new realities at a time when Democrats are taking commanding positions in Washington, and in an era of growing environmental and social concerns.

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The Morning After: The Best of CES 2021 award winners

  • Just as the Lucasfilm Games brand is resurrected, it’s time to put it to work on a Star Wars game — with some assistance.
  • Patch #1, as the studio has taken to calling it, is the first of two updates that will address the game’s problems on last-gen consoles, and it’s slated to arrive within the next couple of weeks.
  • According to him, the game’s issues, particularly on console, result mainly from the technology — designed for PCs — used to stream the game world as you play, and they weren’t apparent as developers tested its various iterations.
  • Beyond the fixes, DLC should start to arrive after that; however, native next-gen updates for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S are projected for the second half of this year.Continue reading.

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Digital road freight forwarder Sennder raises $160M Series, plans European expansion

  • Sennder, a large digital road freight forwarder based out of Germany, has raised $160m in Series D financing.
  • Sennder directly connects enterprise shippers with trucking companies, thus disintermediating the traditional freight model.
  • The European logistics and freight sector has a market size of $427bn.
  • The whole digital freight forwarding market is booming.
  • Only last November, Germany’s Forto, a digital freight forwarder raised another $50 million in funding taking its total raised to $103 million.
  • And in 2018 FreightHub, another European digital freight forwarder, raised $30 million in Series B financing.
  • David Nothacker, CEO and Co-Founder of Sennder, said: “We are now an established industry player on equal terms with other more traditional sector pioneers, but have maintained our founding spirit.
  • As a data-driven company, we contribute to making the logistics industry fit for a sustainable future; ensuring transparency, flexibility and efficiency in the distribution of goods.

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