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Oh, shameless plug! We can't help promoting clean technologies around the world, even if it means appearing on international live TV to talk about electric vehicles (EV) and renewable energy.
When our colleagues at CGTH.com, China's national TV channel and its international broadcasting platform, reached out to us to talk about EVs, we jumped on the occasion. What we weren't expecting was the stellar and classy service getting there.
A Tesla was waiting in front of our doorstep ready to take us to downtown LA for the life TV interview
An electric carsharing program with ~200 Nissan LEAFs has launched in the city where I live — Wrocław, Poland. The EV revolution is spreading
Nissan will be launching a new carsharing service in Japan — one providing new, ProPILOT-equipped Nissan LEAFs and Note e-POWER units to users — following the turn of the new year
It is hopeful transit news for popular corridors of Florida, where many a highway traveler encounters stifling streams of traffic congestion. The country's first private high-speed train service is launching this month in Florida. Residents and travelers will enjoy the better option that many of us have been wanting for decades
Not all of these ancillary services are currently in a position to take advantage of the advantages of market forces. There is significant regulatory burden in generation, a rational response to an historic natural monopoly. Now that electric grids are liberalizing with the greater ability to have multiple participants competing and driving costs down due to advances both in computerized administration and markets and new supply and demand control technologies, markets and proto-markets are emerging
Industrial agriculture and genetic engineering of crops is degrading farmland and making it less able to absorb carbon dioxide. A lot of people aren't going to like the answer that scientists recommend.
The first phase of the Three Gorges floating solar power plant in China is now online. The 150 megawatt installation is expected to be completed by May of 2018.
French President Emmanuel Macron's One Planet Summit seems to have gone off without a hitch on Tuesday in Paris, and the flood of announcements that have poured out of the event have shown a lot of willingness to commit to tackle climate change, but eyebrows are being raised at the seeming lack of commitment by governments to turn away from funding fossil fuels.
Caribbean leaders attending the One Planet Summit in Paris on Tuesday launched the Caribbean Climate-Smart Coalition, a new public-private coalition intended to "break through the systemic obstacles that stop finance flowing to climate-smart investments."
Canada and the World Bank Group announced on Tuesday at the One Planet Summit in Paris that they are teaming up in partnership to support effective climate action in developing countries and small island developing states and spurring the acceleration away from coal-fired electricity toward clean energy.
The Powering Past Coal Alliance, launched only last month by the UK and Canada at COP23, has seen its membership blow out past 50 countries, regions, and businesses, according to news revealed at the One Planet Summit held in France on Tuesday.
On the eve of the One Planet Summit in France on Tuesday, representatives from space agencies around the world met at the French National Centre for Space Studies and adopted the Paris Declaration, which proposes setting up a Space Climate Observatory to pool climate data from space satellites and make them available to scientists around the world.
Attending French Presidents Emmanuel Macron’s One Planet Summit this week, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed that her country will lead the way in phasing-out coal while also committing £140 million of new funding to support the world's poorest communities in addresssing the effects of climate change.
Three of the world's biggest financial institutions -- the World Bank, ING, and AXA -- have all announced this week on the sidelines of the One Planet Summit in France plans to divest from fossil fuels including coal, oil, and gas.
Multinational oil and gas megalith ExxonMobil has this week agreed to increase its level of climate disclosure in the wake of shareholders voting in favor to instruct the company to produce an annual report on the risks of climate change and government policies.
Yet more evidence that President Trump can't control his own cabinet: Energy Secretary Touts New Offshore Wind Energy Consortium
Ford is a different kind of carmaker. Part of the Big Three, it sometimes looks content to be away from the GM and Chrysler fight and sometimes surprises us with innovations. Although it gave us a great little electric vehicle (EV) and pushed its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Energi platform seriously for a few years, the recent auto event shows the company's still focused on gasoline engines, SUVs, and pickup
How much money will Tesla make on its semi truck business? What will the average selling price be? What will the profit margin be? What are the end results in revenue and profits for Tesla
Major cities all around the world will play an increasingly important role in addressing the challenges of climate change in the near future, and Berlin is at the forefront of this race to reach a zero carbon economy. The German capital wants to be seen as a pioneer, and is the ideal example to illustrate that even large urban areas can achieve climate neutrality.
The Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Cape Town became a model for reducing single use plastics and water solutions