Electric Vehicles Cheaper Than Diesels For Uber Drivers In Many European Capitals

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:25:10 +0000

Transport & Environment has a new report out that shows electric cars can be cheaper for Uber drivers to use than diesel cars in many European capital cities, including Paris, Madrid, Lisbon, and Berlin

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EU warns China over Hong Kong security law

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 03:06:14 +0000

BRUSSELS: The EU warned China it would face “very negative consequences” if it presses ahead with a new security law for Hong Kong, stepping up pressure on Beijing over the controversial legislation. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and European Council chief Charles Michel told China’s top leaders of their “grave concern” over the […]

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EU proposes 750 billion-euro coronavirus recovery fund

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 11:24:22 +0000

BRUSSELS: The EU’s executive is proposing a 750 billion-euro ($825 billion) recovery fund to help the bloc’s economy through the painful recession triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, commissioner Paolo Gentiloni said Wednesday. Gentiloni, who is in charge of economic affairs at the commission, wrote in a tweet that the move is “a European turning point […]

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EU readies trillion-euro aid plan as virus hammers Latin America

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 07:24:13 +0000

BRUSSELS: A one-trillion-euro recovery plan to get Europe back on its feet after the devastation wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic was set to be unveiled Wednesday, as badly hit Spain started 10 days of national mourning for its thousands of dead. The massive European proposal follows other unprecedented emergency measures introduced around the world to […]

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Northvolt’s Voltpack, Tesla Texas vs. Tesla Tulsa, Synbio — CleanTech Weekly News Show

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 00:41:03 +0000

This is the 9th edition of CleanTechnica’s fairly new weekly news broadcast. This episode covers Tesla gigafactories in Shanghai, Nevada, and potentially Texas and Oklahoma, as well as Northvolt batteries, a Siemens Gamesa wind turbines, Synbio startup Octant, and much more. Have a look

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4% Of European Union Bus Sales = Electric Buses

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 23 May 2020 05:57:05 +0000

The electric bus market has been tracking quite closely with the electric car market in Europe, with 2019 showing 4% electric bus share across the European Union and a few other countries

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IEC visa holders can now come to Canada

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 18:45:50 +0000

Effective May 8, 2020, some International Experience Canada (IEC) visa holders are exempt from Canada’s coronavirus travel restrictions. Only IEC participants who have a valid job offer and a port of entry letter of introduction are now able to come to Canada, according to Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), although IRCC advises such individuals […]

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US loses more jobs, EU borders stay closed

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 16:17:21 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States recorded its steepest job losses in history over the coronavirus pandemic as Europe, faced with rising deaths, moved to keep its borders shut for another month. Hopes have been rising that the worst of the global catastrophe, which has killed more than 270,000 people, has passed, and the US on […]

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World leaders to meet virtually to coordinate virus response

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:57:09 +0000

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Leaders of the world’s most powerful economies will convene virtually on Thursday to try and coordinate a response to the fast-spreading coronavirus, which has shuttered businesses and forced well over a quarter of the world’s population into home isolation. The meeting for the Group of 20 nations will be chaired by […]

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Right To Repair Aims To End Tech “Throwaway Culture”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 02:10:46 +0000

Right To Repair could end the “throwaway” culture that many around the world have adopted when it comes to consumer electronics

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