Air Quality

Our Children's Trust climate law suit

Our Children’s Trust Climate Lawsuit Scheduled For Trial On February 5

Published on June 30th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Despite a furious defensive effort by some of the most powerful and wealthiest corporations on the face of the earth represented by a phalanx of $1,000 an hour lawyers from the nation's top law firms, the climate lawsuit filed by Our Children's Trust on behalf of 21 young plaintiffs ranging in age from 9 to 20 is headed to court. This week, U.S. District Court Justice Ann Aiken set the trial date for February 5, 2018, in her courtroom in Eugene, Oregon... Read More


Climate Change

Siberia Is On Fire

Published on June 30th, 2017 | by James Ayre

In keeping with the theme established by the events of recent years, Siberia has once again caught fire. As it stands, this summer's wildfires in Siberia have already burned through around 133,000 acres — mostly in southern Siberia, near Lake Baikal... Read More


Clean Transport

London Upgrading Around 5,000 Buses To Meet Euro VI Emissions Standards

Published on June 30th, 2017 | by James Ayre

As part of the Mayor of London's ongoing efforts to reduce the city's growing air pollution problems, a new retrofit program has been announced that will result in around 5,000 buses being upgraded so as to meet the Euro VI emissions standard. The program is reportedly expected to slash the emissions of the 5,000 or so buses in question by around 95%. ... Read More


Air Quality

Clean Air Now For Sale In South Korea

Published on June 30th, 2017 | by Rogier van Rooij

Clean, fresh air. Those who are fortunate enough to live in parts of the world where pollution levels have not gone insane yet will barely be aware of its exceptional value, but those living in places where there just doesn’t seem to be such a thing as leaving the house without ruining your respiratory system know its virtue. Interesting news in that regard involves South Korea... Read More


Cars

London Taxi Company’s All-Electric Taxi At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed

Published on June 30th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The London Taxi Company's all-electric taxi has been tested intensely and over thousands of miles in both hot and cold climate endurance tests in the Arizona desert and Arctic Circle. This week, the zero emissions taxi prototype took on another first. On Thursday, June 29, one of London Taxi Company (LTC)’s all-new range-extended electric taxi test vehicles silently made the world-famous Goodwood Hillclimb... Read More


Clean Power

Reports Suggest Angela Merkel Warming Up For Climate Confrontation With Donald Trump

Published on June 30th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, arguably one of the currently most influential leaders in the world, and most certainly one of the more respected, has issued a shot across the bow of Donald Trump's nascent US leadership in advance of next week's G20 summit next week, raising the specter of a public and contentious clash over the protectionist and isolationist policies of the United States, in particular its stance on climate change. ... Read More


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