Europe's Greens ready to be kingmakers in EU elections
2019-05-20 15:35:56

Europe's Greens ready to be kingmakers in EU elections

Europe’s Greens are on course for their strongest showing to date in next week’s European elections – and could find themselves kingmakers in a newly fragmented EU parliament


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22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world are in India
2019-03-06 12:10:53

22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world are in India

India accounts for seven of the world's 10 cities with the worst air pollution, according to a new report, but previously smogbound Chinese cities have seen a marked improvement

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