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This article is originally from The Conversation and can be found here. It has been written by Thomas Prade. Bioenergy is currently the fastest growing source of renewable energy. Cultivating energy crops on arable land can decrease dependency on depleting fossil resources and it can mitigate climate change. But some ... keep reading
One of the famous red double decker buses in London on route 185 to Lewisham Station, London, UK Transport for London (TfL) has agreed on a new energy efficient lighting programme to help reduce the cost of lighting the TfL Road Network (TLRN). It is one of the largest 'invest ... keep reading
LONDON, UK, November 8, 2013 (ENS) – Britain’s Coalition government has called on Elon Musk, CEO and co-founder of U.S. electric car company Tesla Motors, to personally advise the government on how to get British drivers into electric vehicles more quickly. During a speech on the environment Thursday at ... keep reading
A group of cafes in Brno, the Czech Republic’s second-largest city, has begun offering a sort of micro Citibike program to patrons. Buy a cup of coffee and, with a 300 Crown ($16 USD) deposit, they’ll lend you a bike. Simply return the bike by end of day ... keep reading
Valeo is inviting engineering students to take part in the global Valeo Innovation Challenge. The goal is to design equipment that, between now and 2030, will make the car more intelligent and intuitive. Participants can signup now For the initial selection rounds, engineering students are to develop bold, revolutionary ... keep reading
Hungary’s Moveo electric scooter has already tackled street clutter by allowing owners to fold them up into the size of a suitcase. Now the Be.e is another scooter that is demonstrating the possibility of creating robust vehicle frames out of organic materials. The scooter was designed by Maarten ... keep reading
The Ridekick has already provided one way for cyclists to give their bike electric power, and now the UK’s Rubbee provides a more portable solution that can be attached in under a minute. The device takes the form of a small box that can be clipped onto the saddle ... keep reading
In a simultaneous launch on three continents – North America, Europe and Asia – BMW Monday revealed its first all-electric series production vehicle, the i3. The three cities selected for the launch – New York, London and Beijing – indicate where the German automaker believes the best markets for electric cars are in the ... keep reading
My name is Param Jaggi. I am 19 years old. And yes, I’m crazy enough to think I can change the world. When I was 12 my biology teacher told me the following true—yet inconvenient—reality of life that shook me up: “We can live for weeks without ... keep reading
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