The electricity needed to power new EV hitting
2019-03-21 10:10:00

The electricity needed to power new EV hitting

The US market for electric vehicles is broadening out now, beyond California. For several years the Golden State took about half of all US sales of EV; but in 2018 that share dropped from 50% to 43.6%


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Europe's first 'intelligent' city to launch in Spain
2019-03-06 12:10:13

Europe's first 'intelligent' city to launch in Spain

Europe’s first “intelligent” city is set to open in Spain in 2023. The sustainable project is being built from scratch and will be powered by solar energy. Billed as a residential and tourist destination, Elysium City will have its own high-speed train station

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action
2019-03-04 12:15:34

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action

2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres
2019-03-01 13:35:05

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres

People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”

The booming wind energy economy needs workers–this high school program trains them
2019-02-06 10:30:20

The booming wind energy economy needs workers–this high school program trains them

When the Block Island Wind farm began operations off the coast of Rhode Island in 2016, the state officially became home to the country’s first offshore wind development

The German automaker believes in making mobility sustainable
2019-02-04 13:10:21

The German automaker believes in making mobility sustainable

Volkswagen has founded subsidiary Elli Group GmbH, a new Berlin-based company focused on providing clean power and charging solutions for the electric vehicle (EV) sector

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’
2019-02-04 09:05:05

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’

Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which exceeds the combined weight of all the commercial airliners ever made