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On the eve of the One Planet Summit in France on Tuesday, representatives from space agencies around the world met at the French National Centre for Space Studies and adopted the Paris Declaration, which proposes setting up a Space Climate Observatory to pool climate data from space satellites and make them available to scientists around the world.
Attending French Presidents Emmanuel Macron’s One Planet Summit this week, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed that her country will lead the way in phasing-out coal while also committing £140 million of new funding to support the world's poorest communities in addresssing the effects of climate change.
Three of the world's biggest financial institutions -- the World Bank, ING, and AXA -- have all announced this week on the sidelines of the One Planet Summit in France plans to divest from fossil fuels including coal, oil, and gas.
Multinational oil and gas megalith ExxonMobil has this week agreed to increase its level of climate disclosure in the wake of shareholders voting in favor to instruct the company to produce an annual report on the risks of climate change and government policies.
Yet more evidence that President Trump can't control his own cabinet: Energy Secretary Touts New Offshore Wind Energy Consortium
Ford is a different kind of carmaker. Part of the Big Three, it sometimes looks content to be away from the GM and Chrysler fight and sometimes surprises us with innovations. Although it gave us a great little electric vehicle (EV) and...Show More Summary
How much money will Tesla make on its semi truck business? What will the average selling price be? What will the profit margin be? What are the end results in revenue and profits for Tesla
Major cities all around the world will play an increasingly important role in addressing the challenges of climate change in the near future, and Berlin is at the forefront of this race to reach a zero carbon economy. The German capital wants to be seen as a pioneer, and is the ideal example to illustrate that even large urban areas can achieve climate neutrality.
The Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Cape Town became a model for reducing single use plastics and water solutions
In what amounts to the largest order yet for the product, PepsiCo has placed a pre-order for 100 units of the Tesla Semi Truck — an order effectively twice that of the previous largest order (an order for 50 units from Sysco)
Autonomous vehicles (AV) are making their way on our public roads. In order to help the industry, California took the unlikely decision to reduce their crash liability. Should you be concerned? To be fair, you should be concerned driving anywhere these days. Just riding over to our favorite coffee shop spot to write this story [&hellip
We're always happy to cover electric vehicles (EV) in CleanTechnica but electric wheelchairs are something we haven't done so far. In order to introduce this new topic, we thought we'd show you how some wheelchairs can climb stairs
A number of countries in Europe (and elsewhere) currently employ plastic bottle deposit return programs -- programs which essentially pay consumers to return their used plastic bottles to grocery stores where they are collected in exchange for cash back or store credit
How many stories have we written this year on flying taxis and vertical take-off landing (VTOL) aircrafts? Needless to count, 2017 has been the year of VTOLs and other flying vehicles. The Lindbergh’s VerdeGo Aero flying taxi is the latest to join the airbound fray. Th Lindbergh VerdeGo Aero VTOL is a hybrid-electric aircraft the company calls [&hellip
A possible electric vehicle battery raw material shortage could limit the planned growth of the sector over the coming years, an exec at Germany's largest auto industry association, BDI, has been quoted as saying. The warning from BDI's...Show More Summary
A new report published this week by the UK's National Audit Office regarding the sale of the Green Investment Bank to Australian banking giant Macquarie has raised concerns that existing commitments only require the newly-named Green Investment Group to continue contributing to green financing for the first three years.
The African Development Bank announced this week that it has approved $324 million in loan support for two renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire that are expected to dramatically increase power supply in the African countries and keep their economic growth on track.
Australia has already reached 1 gigawatt (GW) worth of solar installed in 2017 according to new figures from SunWiz, the quickest it has taken and only the second time that Australia has installed at least 1 GW.
By the end of this century, global climate change may impact the wind resources in many regions of the Northern Hemisphere, decreasing hotspots in the North but increasing hotspots in the Southern Hemisphere, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder.
A day before French Presidents Emmanuel Macron's One Planet Summit launches, two French multinationals -- Schneider Electric and EDF Group -- have signed up to The Climate Group's corporate leadership campaigns RE100, EP100, and EV100, sending a strong signal to governments that businesses are stepping up to fight climate change.