China plans tougher goals, beefed-up inspections in war on smog
2018-07-20 17:15:19

China plans tougher goals, beefed-up inspections in war on smog

China will set more stringent targets for improving the nation’s air quality under a new three-year plan, as Beijing prepares to beef up a nationwide crackdown on polluters in its years-long campaign to clear its notoriously toxic skies


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8 ways AI can help save the planet
2018-01-30 15:55:07

8 ways AI can help save the planet

It’s a historic moment for Artificial Intelligence (AI). All the pieces are coming together: big data, advances in hardware, emerging powerful AI algorithms, and an open source community for tools

Ford smart benches help London pedestrians stay connected on the move with mobile charging and wi-fi
2018-01-29 16:10:51

Ford smart benches help London pedestrians stay connected on the move with mobile charging and wi-fi

Worrying about a flat smartphone battery could become a thing of the past – at least for some pedestrians in London. Ford and smart cities start-up Strawberry Energy are rolling out smart benches

France to shut all coal-fired power stations by 2021, Macron declares
2018-01-26 10:10:44

France to shut all coal-fired power stations by 2021, Macron declares

French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to shut all of his country’s coal-fired power plants by 2021

Tesla wins another Powerpack project in New Zealand
2018-01-24 15:05:08

Tesla wins another Powerpack project in New Zealand

Tesla’s energy storage products are doing well in Oceania. After several major projects underway in Australia, Tesla now wins another contract for a Powerpack project in New Zealand

World's Best Breezes Lead to Cheapest Wind Power in Brazil
2018-01-24 10:30:08

World's Best Breezes Lead to Cheapest Wind Power in Brazil

Welcome to Serra Branca. It’s a wind generator’s heaven, featuring breezes so perfect for spinning turbines that this Brazilian region is capable of churning out more wind energy than any other part of the world

Society saves $6 for every dollar spent on climate change resilience
2018-01-23 16:05:47

Society saves $6 for every dollar spent on climate change resilience

In financial terms, 2017 was the worst year for natural disasters in American history, costing the country $306 billion. Scientists agree that hurricanes, floods, and fires are now turbo-charged