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Uber pledges zero emissions platform by 2040

On Sep 8, 2020
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Uber plans to become a zero emission platform by 2040. @kristinmusulin reports on the four ways Uber plans to accomplish that goal, and what critics have said so far about the plan: https://t.co/Qr0IE3lJPe
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The company is striving for 100% of its rides to take place in zero-emission vehicles, public transit and micromobility.  

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On Sep 8, 2020
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Uber plans to become a zero emission platform by 2040. @kristinmusulin reports on the four ways Uber plans to accomplish that goal, and what critics have said so far about the plan: https://t.co/Qr0IE3lJPe
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Uber pledges zero emissions platform by 2040

Uber pledges zero emissions platform by 2040

The company is striving for 100% of its rides to take place in zero-emission vehicles, public transit and micromobility.  

Uber aims for 100% zero-emission transport by 2040

Uber aims for 100% zero-emission transport by 2040

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