Extinction Rebellion Activists Chained in Symbolic Protest Outside French Finance Ministry

Activists from Extinction Rebellion staged a protest in front of France’s finance ministry on Tuesday, calling for the government to prioritize the environment in its recovery plans. On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron promised 15 billion Euros (US$16.9 billion) in new climate-related financing after meeting with a citizens’ group that he convened earlier this year … Read more Extinction Rebellion Activists Chained in Symbolic Protest Outside French Finance Ministry

Apple WWDC: Redesigned iPhone Home Screen, Translation App Coming to iOS 14

Apple Inc. will make the most drastic changes to the iPhone home screen since the product’s release in 2007 as part of a software update expected later this year. The new home screen allows users to place widgets that sit between the typical grid of apps, Apple said Monday at a virtual conference for developers. … Read more Apple WWDC: Redesigned iPhone Home Screen, Translation App Coming to iOS 14

Why is Tesla’s share price so high?

Tesla’s share price at the end of May is $800, which is high for a company that made a loss of $862 million in 2019 – even founder Elon Musk thought so. So what makes investors so sure that the firm will make huge amounts of money in the future? Money reporter Marianna Hunt says … Read more Why is Tesla’s share price so high?

Electric cars: What Norway can, others can’t

« In #Norway, we don’t tax what we want but we #tax what we don’t want, this is something all countries should do. You can tax the most #polluting #cars and spend that money to lower taxes or to have no taxes at all on electric cars. » Christina Bu, secretary General of the Norwegian Electric Vehicles … Read more Electric cars: What Norway can, others can’t

Why are some OPEC nations struggling to make any money right now? | Counting the Cost

Not all OPEC nations are rich and can weather a storm like the coronavirus pandemic with oil prices also sliding into negative territory, however briefly. OPEC cartel leader Saudi Arabia is cutting subsidies and raising taxes but it also has massive foreign currency reserves that can see it through the crisis. But that is not … Read more Why are some OPEC nations struggling to make any money right now? | Counting the Cost

Plans to ban all non-electric cars by 2035

The Prime Minister has attempted to cast himself as a world leader on climate change , as he announced that a ban on sales of new petrol, diesel AND hybrid vehicles will be brought forward to 2035. But that provoked a furious response from the car industry, who accused him of ‘moving the goalposts.’ SUBSCRIBE … Read more Plans to ban all non-electric cars by 2035

How environmentally friendly is your home? | ITV News

Ten million more electric cars could hit Britain’s roads as Ofgem unveils plans to help decarbonise the country. Citizens Advice chief executive Dame Gillian Guy said that Ofgem has put forward a road map that recognises the need to protect vulnerable customers. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and … Read more How environmentally friendly is your home? | ITV News

Portugal’s lithium rush: How to reconcile jobs with the environment?

Lithium, a vital component of batteries contained in mobile phones, computers and electric cars, is a prized metal. In Portugal, which sits on vast, untapped deposits, it’s also a divisive topic. The Socialist government wants the country to become the number one European supplier of the metal, with plans to create thousands of jobs. But not … Read more Portugal’s lithium rush: How to reconcile jobs with the environment?

Fast & green: First-ever 100% electric Ferrari put to test

World’s first Ferrari that is powered entirely by electricity was put to the test on Monday in Encinitas, 100 miles (160 km) south of Los Angeles. COURTESY: RT’s RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE – FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. … Read more Fast & green: First-ever 100% electric Ferrari put to test

Audi A8 Hybrid Announced – Deliveries to Start in 2012

Audi’s luxo-barge, the A8, will be available from next year as a petrol/electric hybrid, giving fuel consumption figures of up to 44 mpg. The car is not in production yet and customers won’t get theirs until late in 2012 but it does represent a shift in the company’s thinking, as their flagship model will be … Read more Audi A8 Hybrid Announced – Deliveries to Start in 2012

Garia Monaco to Appear at Salon Privé

The Garia Monaco – a road legal golf cart – will be appearing at the prestigious Salon Privé super car event & concourse d’elegance. The luxury car event is taking place at Syon park in London and will host a plethora of luxury brands including Pommery champagne, Audemars Piguet watches and Waldorf Astoria hotels. The … Read more Garia Monaco to Appear at Salon Privé

Environment: USA Prepares for Earth Day on 22nd April 2011

Organisations and firms around the worlds are making last minute preparations for Earth Day on 22nd April 2011, when individuals and groups will come together to try and enact a “billion acts of green”. Over in the USA, The Dow Chemical Company will host Bill Ginn, Chief Conservation Officer of The Nature Conservancy, at its … Read more Environment: USA Prepares for Earth Day on 22nd April 2011

China’s Vice-Premier Li Keqiang visits BMW in Germany

Vice-Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Li Keqiang, visited Germany on Saturday 8th January 2011 to find out more about BMW’s plans for electric vehicles in China. At BMW Welt in Munich, the leader was introduced to the MINI E and the BMW Active E as well as new green … Read more China’s Vice-Premier Li Keqiang visits BMW in Germany

Automotive: Michigan Goes Electric

Michigan has received its first electric charging station as part of the ChargePoint America program. The charging station was installed at the NextEnergy headquarters in downtown Detroit at 461 Burroughs, Detroit, Michigan 48202. The charging point will form part of a program to hook up Southern Michigan to the electric vehicle network with 5,000 charging … Read more Automotive: Michigan Goes Electric

Renault: Zoë Electric Car to be Made in France

Carlos Ghosn, Chairman & CEO of Renault, declared after meeting the French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, on January 16, “Renault is a French company, a socially responsible citizen, attached to its industrial and technological roots. This is one of the reasons why we decided to produce Zoë, the core of Renault’s Electric Vehicle range, in the … Read more Renault: Zoë Electric Car to be Made in France