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Germany's Multi Rotor Volocopter a "Revolution in Aviation"

November 21, 2013
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A prototype electric 'volocopter', navigated by joystick, has completed its first public test-flight in Germany. Inventors of the VC-200 say their emissions-free aircraft will one day become as ubiquitous as cars on the road. Jim Drury reports.

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Germany Goes Greener, at a Cost

Germany Goes Greener, at a Cost

Reuters - Business Video Online (Apr. 8, 2014) — Germany is reforming its renewable energy law in a bid to stop costs rising so quickly, as it makes the transition from nuclear and fossil fuels to green energy, which accounts for 25 percent of Germany's electricity. As Joanna Partridge reports it will force new investors in green power to take some risk. Video provided by Reuters
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Private Jet, Helicopter Makers Target Dubai Airshow

Private Jet, Helicopter Makers Target Dubai Airshow

AFP (Nov. 20, 2013) — Away from the glare of the media where airlines sign multi-billion-dollar contracts, makers of private helicopters and jets for VIPs are busy doing deals at the Dubai airshow and targeting a vibrant Middle East market.
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China's Water Megaproject Threatens Flood of Problems

China's Water Megaproject Threatens Flood of Problems

AFP (Oct. 28, 2013) — Water has begun flowing through a multi-billion-dollar pipeline from the vast Yangtze river to the parched cities of the north, but environmentalists say the project could have untold consequences.
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