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birds

August 21, 2019

Apps helping you recognize birds, plants, and other life forms

In spring this year, two tiny birds decided to nest in a cardboard box atop an outdoor AC unit, placed there to fill up the space coveted by less attractive…

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July 2019 hottest month on record

August 16, 2019

July 2019 was hottest month on record for the planet

July 2019 was the hottest month on record for the planet, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has said in a press release. The record warmth also shrank…

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August 2, 2019

EIB to ditch fossil fuel projects from 2021

The European Investment Bank intends to stop funding fossil fuel projects from 2021, according to the draft of the EU bank’s new energy lending policy. In the document, titled EIB…

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shared, electric, and automated transportation

July 29, 2019

The world is in shift to shared, electric, and automated transportation

Timothy Papandreou, a global expert and thought leader in the future of mobility and automation, works with governments and business on the shared, electric, and automated transportation transition. After he…

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Energiesprong

July 29, 2019

Energiesprong retrofit – energy jump to net-zero energy buildings

A Net-Zero Energy house, developed by Energiesprong (Energy Jump), generates sufficient energy to heat the house, provide hot water and power its household appliances. Money normally spent on energy bills…

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EBRD Transport Sector Strategy

July 16, 2019

EBRD announces public consultations on Draft Transport Sector Strategy 2019-2024

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is reviewing its strategic approach to the Transport Sector and invites interested stakeholders in sharing comments and suggestions on the Draft Transport…

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climate change

July 16, 2019

The climate bus

Author: Professor Vladimir Đurđević, PhD, the Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade Increasingly frequent floods, droughts, wildfires, and weather disasters that are no longer happening only “out there” come as…

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Siemens eHighway

July 8, 2019

Siemens pressing ahead with eHighway solution to decarbonize transport sector

Carbon emissions from heavy-duty vehicles, including lorries, buses, and coaches, represent around 27% of total road transport CO2 emissions. While the EU has introduced new rules for manufacturers to cut…

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July 1, 2019

GGF Impact Report: 2.75 MWh of energy saved annually, CO2 emissions cut by 692,183 metric tons

By the end of 2018, the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) had financed nearly EUR 825 million in green investments, substantially reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions. The fund’s investments…

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Most Read June

July 1, 2019

Most Read in June: Siemens Gamesa’s ETES, Montenegro goes coal-free for 10 days, EC Albania report

Even though it was published in late June, the news about Siemens Gamesa’s breakthrough electrothermal energy storage system made it to the number one spot on our English-language Top 3…

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June 26, 2019

Siemens Gamesa unveils world’s first electrothermal energy storage system

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has put into operation the world’s first electrothermal energy storage system (ETES), which makes it possible to store large quantities of energy cost-effectively, decoupling electricity generation…

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June 26, 2019

Plastic Odyssey: World’s first plastic-to-fuel vessel to set sail in 2020

On his voyages as a merchant navy officer, Simon Bernard saw the extent of plastic pollution poisoning oceans, ecosystems, and mankind. The visionary is now launching Plastic Odyssey, a three-year…

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