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September 19, 2019

Regional cooperation crucial for implementing Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Global efforts are under way for preparation of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework that will be adopted next year, and the Biodiversity Task Force (BD TF), which is representing the…

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ActNow

September 16, 2019

ActNow! – Here’s what you can do to save Earth from climate change

The United Nations has launched a new climate campaign called ActNow to encourage individual action on climate change. Here is what we have to add: Change your patterns and routines…

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Energy Vault

September 12, 2019

Energy Vault – energy storage made of concrete blocks and cranes

Concrete blocks and cranes, that is all that you need to store electricity. How? Simple. The crane is using excess energy from renewables to lift concrete blocks and when the…

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September 2, 2019

What can President Trump learn from the Danes? Answer provided by Ida Auken

“If it doesn’t blow, you can forget about television for that night”. This remark on wind farms by Donald Trump is just one of many in his attempt to derogate…

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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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