Porsche’s First 350-kW Charging Station Now Ready In Germany, 2nd To Be Installed In Atlanta
2017-07-20 15:55:40

Porsche’s First 350-kW Charging Station Now Ready In Germany, 2nd To Be Installed In Atlanta

The Porsche center in Berlin-Adlershof, Germany is the first place in the world to get 350 kW DC CCS Combo fast chargers installed for the upcoming Porsche Mission E cars


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Stefano Boeri's liuzhou forest city masterplan breaks ground in China
2017-07-04 10:30:12

Stefano Boeri's liuzhou forest city masterplan breaks ground in China

Stefano Boeri’s first ‘forest city’ in china is now under construction in the city of liuzhou. Conceived as a green metropolis, the project will eventually accommodate 30,000 people, with offices, houses

UN welcomes major partnership initiative with tech giants to counter terrorism online
2017-06-29 12:20:11

UN welcomes major partnership initiative with tech giants to counter terrorism online

A senior United Nations official has called for sustained joint efforts to combat terrorism and welcomed a partnership initiative with tech giants Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube to counter terrorism

World population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050, despite nearly universal lower fertility rates
2017-06-23 10:10:15

World population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050, despite nearly universal lower fertility rates

The world population is now nearly 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion in 2015, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries – despite an overall drop in the number of children

Italy’s struggling economy World’s Healthiest People
2017-06-20 10:10:46

Italy’s struggling economy World’s Healthiest People

The high-heeled boot surrounded by five seas is ranked the healthiest country on Earth in the Bloomberg Global Health Index of 163 countries. A baby born in Italy can expect to live to be an octogenarian

Boy genius Boyan Slat’s giant ocean cleanup machine is real
2017-06-16 10:10:32

Boy genius Boyan Slat’s giant ocean cleanup machine is real

A system of trash-collecting booms will launch in 2018, and–the 22-year-old inventor claims–will collect half the plastic trash in the Pacific Garbage Patch in five years

Shareholders force ExxonMobil to come clean on cost of climate change
2017-06-15 10:30:24

Shareholders force ExxonMobil to come clean on cost of climate change

‘Historic’ vote by nearly two-thirds of shareholders will force annual ‘stress test’ to measure how regulation will affect assets