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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London’s Route 94 Gets An Upgrade With 29 New Electric Double-Decker Buses From BYD

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 04:00:13 +0000

An arterial bus route in West London is going fully electric as transit operator RATP Dev subsidiary London United took delivery of 29 fully electric BYD double-decker buses built by BYD partner Alexander Dennis Limited. The new BYD ADL Enviro400EV double-decker buses maintain the iconic look of West London, just without the emissions

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EU in chaos over $81-B budget loss

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:13:06 +0000

BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) is trying its best to avoid chaos as leaders are to hold a Brussels summit Thursday (Friday in Manila) to set a seven-year budget despite splits between some stingy rich nations, poorer ones wanting to preserve spending and others wanting to fund grand global ambitions. The money tussle, hard-fought at […]

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Machine Learning Experts Issue Call To Arms For Climate Focus

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:30:03 +0000

A new machine learning paper is a must read for anyone engaged in climate action, whether they researchers, technologists, entrepreneurs or policy makers

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Honda Has No Intention Of Paying The New European Emission Fines — CleanTechnica Exclusive

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2020 05:01:10 +0000

Europe has introduced a new Company Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard of 95gr CO2/km. This regulation comes with harsh fines. The fine, per car sold, is €95 gr/km for each gram over 95 gr/km when the fleet average is over 95 gr/km

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EU Regulations Make Tesla Smart Summon “Nearly Useless”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 08:07:40 +0000

EU regulations are making Tesla’s Smart Summon nearly useless, for the time being. Stéphane Rodrigues shares a tweet with us in which he tests Smart Summon in Europe. He says in the tweet that it’s nearly useless, but it’s encouraging

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Latest European Onshore Wind Auctions Prove Technologies’ Importance

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 20:34:18 +0000

A suite of recent onshore wind energy auctions in the European Union have highlighted the increasing importance of the technology as a contributor to the energy transition towards the EU 2030 Climate & Energy objectives. 

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