The City of Sydney has announced the purchase of its first fleet of pollution-free electric cars.
The launching ceremony was held at Pirrama park along beautiful Sydney harbor with officials and media crews in attendance.
Reuters (Oct. 21, 2013) Sao Paulo, host city of the first World Cup soccer match next year, has a major pollution problem. A recent study says air pollution in the southern Brazilian city causes three times more deaths than ... watch video
AFP (Mar. 13, 2014) Nearly a third of the 22 regions in mainland France are on a maximum pollution alert. Police in Paris have been trying to bring down pollution levels by diverting traffic from the city and enforcing ... watch video
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Reuters - Business Video Online (June 3, 2014) A renewed government focus on pollution and a tempting range of models could see electric cars finally gain traction in China after years of failing to live up to the hype. Jane Lanhee Lee ... watch video
AFP (June 19, 2015) Friends of the Earth says it welcomes the Pope's call for action against climate change. They say he is providing clear leadership, something that has been missing in the climate debate.
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Aug. 31, 2015 Marine energy has a great future potential according to the experts, but there is still a long way to go before it can be used on a large scale. A team of researchers has now developed a technique to ... read more
Aug. 31, 2015 Many volcanoes are located in densely settled areas. Every time one of these becomes active, large populations are put at risk. Hence, one of the primary goals of the current generation of ... read more
Aug. 31, 2015 Ice experts have developed a straightforward new technique for estimating sea ice concentration in the Arctic Ocean, and the new method improves the US Navy's short-term sea ... read more
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Feb. 12, 2015 UK commuters spend an average of about 1.5 hours a day at the wheel. Road vehicles in particular are known to emit polluting nanoparticles which contribute to respiratory and heart diseases. Now, ... read more
May 5, 2014 Many people are concerned that electric cars produce dangerous magnetic fields. New research shows that this is not the case. Researchers from seven countries have concluded that we can feel safe ... read more
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