Paris banned cars from its streets for a day

The French capital celebrated its third annual Day Without Cars on October 1. The goal of the initiative, of course, was to raise awareness for the devastating effects of air pollution and to show what a world without cars would be like. Paris…
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No new petrol or diesel cars in Scotland and Mazda will move to a fully electrified range - The latest auto news

The government of Scotland has announced a plan to phase out all vehicles with internal combustion engines by 2032 The deadline on new petrol and diesel cars puts Scotland eight years ahead of the timescale proposed for the rest of UK. "Our…

The costs of fossil fuels are far greater than we think

The new report “Hidden Price Tags: How Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies Would Benefit Our Health”, recently published by European nonprofit Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), tried to make an economic comparison of fossil fuel subsidies…

Pakistani Province Grows One Billion Trees and Restores 350,000 Hectares of Forest

A province in Pakistan has added 1 billion trees in just more than two years and surpassed an international commitment of restoring 350,000 hectares of forests and degraded land. The “Billion Tree Tsunami” project is backed by cricketing…

Retirement age gets higher your life expectancy shorter!

The UK Government has just announced that a planned increase to 68, due to happen between 2044 and 2046, will now take place between 2037 and 2039.  Teenagers and those in their twenties can expect to work to age 70 as the state pension age…

Are You Safe Inside Your Car? In-car Pollution Can Be Twice More Dangerous Than Previously Thought

Air pollution is bad anyway, both indoor and outdoor, but scientists are warning that it's even worse inside your car. According to a new study that was performed as part of the Atlanta Commuter Exposures (ACE) Study, in-car air pollution…

Increasing Share of Renewable Energy in Europe's Electricity System

Germany raised the combined share of renewable energy in the electricity, transport and heating sectors to 15.2 percent in the first six months of 2017, according to the German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE). During the same period in the…

Artists turn smog fumes into awesome street art

The art empowers us to do good deeds, brings new perspectives on processes, and offers unconventional results that stimulate innovation, the development of new industries, creating jobs, products and services, inspires us to make the world a…

Six million people got all their electricity from renewables for entire week

A Chinese province of nearly 6 million people has just run all the power it needed for an entire week using only renewable energy sources, according to news outlet XinhuaNet. Northwest China's Qinghai Province derived all of its power from…
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The Future of Solar Roof Tiles

American technology company Tesla has launched sales of its new solar roof. The roof is made of glass tiles with solar cells that can generate electricity directly from sunlight. The tiles were designed to give the roof the appearance of a traditional…