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Rail’s role in decreasing carbon emissions — Net-Zero Carbon

How cleaner transportation starts on the railroad

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Danny Gomez, managing director of financial and emerging markets at FreightWaves, sits with Josh Raglin, chief sustainability officer at Norfolk Southern, to talk about how railroads are providing efficiency, reliability and lower emissions for today in this episode of Net-Zero Carbon.

The two discuss the importance of alternative fuels in the path to lower emissions and how the industry can collaborate on new and innovative technologies. Raglin and the team at Norfolk Southern are committed to reducing emissions, and their activities around operations and forestry speak to that commitment.

You can find more Net-Zero Carbon episodes and recaps for all our live podcasts here.

Kaylee Nix

Kaylee Nix is a meteorologist and reporter for FreightWaves. She joined the company in November of 2020 after spending two years as a broadcast meteorologist for a local television channel in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Kaylee graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2018 and immediately made the Tennessee Valley her home. Kaylee creates written summaries of FreightWaves live podcasts and cultivates the social media for FreightWaves TV.