Spain takes aim at nightclubs and beaches as virus rebounds

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 09:31:17 +0000

BARCELONA: Nightclubs, bars and beaches — some of Spain’s most beloved summer venues — are facing new lockdown restrictions after turning into coronavirus hot spots. The northeast region of Catalonia now hosts two of the most worrying virus hotspots in Spain, prompting authorities in Barcelona and an interior agricultural area around Lleida to tighten restrictions […]

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Spain Just Closed 47% Of Its Coal Power Plants, & Will Be 73% Soon

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 03:57:45 +0000

Spain just closed down 7 of its remaining 15 coal power plants on June 30. That’s a flick of the switch (or something a few switches perhaps) and 47% of the country’s coal power plant capacity was shut down

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EU Diesel Drivers Burn 100× More Palm Oil Than All Oreo Cookies In World

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:52:09 +0000

Transport & Environment (T&E) has release a report that shows that EU drivers burn more palm oil in their diesel fuel in a year than is put in all of the Oreo cookies in the world each year

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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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19× More Invested In EVs & EV Batteries In Europe Last Year Than In 2018

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:43:51 +0000

According to a Transport & Environment report, Europe poured €60 billion into EV production and EV battery production in 2019, a whopping 19 times more money than it put into them in

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USA Is #1 In The World For Renewable Energy Investment Attractiveness

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 06:43:14 +0000

The United States has apparently regained #1 in EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), a biannual report that has been put out since

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Polizei Goes Electric — Hyundai Kona EV Popular With Police Fleets Around Europe

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 00:40:21 +0000

I believe there are police officers everywhere who want to switch to electric cars — or are at least interested in finding out more about them. In Europe, the Hyundai Kona EV is a particularly popular model with the police

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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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France, Spain reopen as virus cases top 4M

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sun, 10 May 2020 17:18:45 +0000

PARIS: The number of coronavirus cases worldwide topped four million as some of the hardest-hit countries readied on Sunday to lift lockdown restrictions despite concerns about a second wave of infections. Governments around the world are trying to stop the spread of the disease while scrambling for ways to relieve pressure on their economies, which […]

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