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Cora Kittyhawk self-flying air taxi

Electric Self-Flying Taxis Take Off in New Zealand

Autonomous, emissions-free flying taxis are being trialled in New Zealand – with the backing of Google co-founder Larry Page – and the hope they could be commercially available within five years.
plastic bag pollution caught in tree

New York Governor Urged to Enforce Statewide Ban of Plastic Bags

Nearly 200 organizations have countersigned a letter addressed to the Governor of New York and lawmakers to enact a state-wide ban on plastic bags, similar to one in California.
bottled water

Microplastics Found in Bottled Water Prompts WHO Health Inquiry

A study that found the presence of microplastics in bottles of water has caused the World Health Organization to carry out an urgent assessment of the potential risks of plastic to human health.
France and India make solar agreement

France and India Reaffirm Their Commitment to Solar Power

France is committing 700 million Euros to the India-based International Solar Alliance as part of a bi-partisan clean energy strategy.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Naturalization Ceremony

Arnold Schwarzenegger to Sue Oil Companies Over Climate Change

Former movie actor-turned-US governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in talks with law firms to sue several oil companies for their role in climate change.
Burj-Khalifa in Dubai

Dubai’s Innovative ‘Wastenizer’ Could Make the City Waste-Free by 2020

Using artificial intelligence and high-tech innovations, Dubai is aiming to become waste-free within the next 2 years.
rain on solar cell

Researchers Create an All-Weather Solar Cell That Generates Energy from Raindrops

Chinese researchers have created a hybrid solar cell that generates energy even when it's raining!
Renault EZ-GO

Renault Unveils the EZ-GO: an Electric Driverless Ride-Share Vehicle

The Renault EZ-GO is a driverless car with capacity for six passengers, and can be hailed by an app or at dedicated stations.
electric car charging

Germany to Convert Unused Telcom Boxes for Electric Car Charging Stations

Distribution boxes previously used for telecom purposes are being converted to electric car charging points in Germany, with 12,000 additional charging stations coming online in the next 2 years thanks to the program.
Race for Water Solar panel boat

5-Year Sea Voyage Powered by Clean Energy Warns Children of Plastic Pollution

A unique five-year journey to teach children in far-flung destinations of the danger of plastic pollution has reached a milestone.