The Climate Optimist — 22 Nov ’21 — Mining

  • Emissions from mining
  • Mining companies come together
  • Caterpillar’s climate goals

Emissions from mining

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Mining companies come together

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Caterpillar’s climate goals

Image: 798 AC Mining Truck by Caterpillar — can carry 410 tons; for reference, your average 18 wheel truck can haul 20 tons (Source: Caterpillar website)
  • Reduce absolute GHG Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 30% from 2018 to 2030
  • Reduce landfill intensity by 50% from 2018 to 2030
  • Commit to launching all new products that will be more sustainable than previous generations


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