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DHL Swaps CO2 Emitting Vans for Electric Cargo Delivery Bikes

DHL is using electric cargo delivery bikes in place of its CO2 emitting vans as part of a test in Germany and the Netherlands. Each bike is capable of towing 125 kg worth of packages, eliminating...
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PHOTOS: Google’s New Super-Sustainable ‘Green Loop’ Campus

Google has released updated concept images for its new, sustainably-designed campus, originally announced back in 2015. Check out the concept images below: According to the Mirror, Google will also be putting bike lanes and small...
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The Benefits of Using a Green Data Center

Smartphones have made high-definition video and photography available to almost anyone, resulting in an endless growth in new data that must be stored and recorded for future access. This has significant implications both for...
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Why farmers and ranchers think the EPA Clean Water Rule goes too far

President Trump issued an executive order Feb. 28 directing federal agencies to revise the Clean Water Rule, a major regulation published by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers in 2015....
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Germany’s plan for 100% electric cars may actually increase carbon emissions

Germany has ambitious plans for both electric cars and renewable energy. But it can’t deliver both. As things stand, Germany’s well-meaning but contradictory ambitions would actually boost emissions by an amount comparable with the...

7 Things You Need To Know About the Tesla Model X

Since its release, the Tesla Model X has been subject to a series of updates in its software and hardware. Here are 7 interesting facts about this cutting edge vehicle; 1. It pioneered as the...
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Why Trump’s EPA is far more vulnerable to attack than Reagan’s or Bush’s

For people concerned with environmental protection, including many EPA employees, there is broad agreement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is in deep trouble. The Trump administration has begun the third, most formidable White House-led...

How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewable power

Despite the criticism levelled at South Australia over its renewable energy ambitions, the state is nevertheless aiming to be carbon neutral by mid-century), which will mean moving to 100% renewable electricity over the next...

No animal required, but would people eat artificial meat?

Futurists tell us that we will be eating in vitro meat (IVM) – meat grown in a laboratory rather than on a farm – within five to ten years. IVM was first investigated in the...
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Robot bees vs real bees – why tiny drones can’t compete with the real...

The latest service to be revolutionised by drones might not be package delivery or internet connections but the far more valuable service of pollination. Researchers in Japan have been exploring the potential of using...

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