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IEA: Global energy demand grew by 2.1% in 2017, carbon emissions hit record high
Global energy demand rose by 2.1% in 2017, more than twice the previous year’s rate, while carbon emissions rose for the first time since 2014, reaching a new high of 32.5 gigatonnes—according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.

MIT Technology Review: At this rate, it’s going to take nearly 400 years to transform the energy system
The electric vehicle narrative depends on renewable electricity. But at the current rate, substantially transforming the energy system would take nearly the next four centuries.

Israel adopts regulations to reduce emissions from in-use diesel vehicles
Israeli lawmakers have approved regulations that will require owners of old, heavy-duty diesel vehicles operating within low-emission zones in the country to install diesel particulate filters.

Achates, Peterbilt to demonstrate Class 8 truck powered by opposed-piston diesel engine
The California Air Resource Board (CARB) announced a $7 million grant for a demonstration of Class 8 trucks powered by Achates Power opposed-piston engine.

Landson Emission Technologies
Landson Emission Technologies—a new manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) diesel particulate filters.

Updated: Mexican emission standards for heavy-duty engines
Updated summary of Mexican emission standards for heavy-duty engines.

New paper: Rankine Cycle Waste Heat Recovery
New Technology Guide paper discusses Rankine cycle waste heat recovery and its application to internal combustion engines.