The Top 100 People Killing the Planet

From The Decolonial Atlas A few days ago an interesting map was released by The Decolonial Atlas. The...

“Green” medals at the Olympic games of Tokyo

Can you imagine that gold, silver and bronze parts of the old mobile phone you recently recycled, could end up in the hands of...

Sweden Slashes Solar Power Tax Following Opposition

While Trump heavily denies climate change and everything related to it, Sweden now wants to slash taxes on solar power, because they too have...
Could new French electric vehicle incentives translate to more EVs and PHEVs in Paris?

Electric Vehicle Incentives in France – 10,000 Euros

Are electric vehicle incentives the path toward cleaner air? New legislation in France offers up to €10,000 in incentives, could be a step in the right...

New York on Most Ambitious Carbon Reduction Plan

New York state lawmakers passed one of the world's most ambitious laws aimed at countering climate change, under which fossil fuel power plants and...
Jay Leno Introducing the US Army's HUMVEE Replacement, the FED

US Army’s 7mpg HUMVEE Replacement, More Fuel Efficient

Military vehicles are in a class all their own, and the same is true for the US Army's HUMVEE replacement, which is rated at...

Criminal Court in Ecuador Halts Oil Exploration in Indigenous Amazonian Lands

The indigenous tribe of Waorani, in the province of Pastaza in Ecuador, received court protection against oil exploration planned to take place in 180.000...
Chinese Graphite Extraction (and Pollution) Linked to Increased Lithium-Ion Battery Demand

“Graphite Rain” in China Linked to Lithium-Ion Battery Demand

Graphite is one of the main components in lithium-ion battery technology, which is found in everything from smartphones to electric vehicles. Unfortunately, shoddy graphite...

European Parliament Bans Single-Use Plastic Items

The European Parliament has approved a law banning a wide-range of single-use plastic items, such as straws, cotton buds and cutlery, by 2021. The law,...

France to Ban Plastic Dishes by 2020, Decision Stirs Controversy

France just passed a law against plastic cups, cutlery, and plates. By 2020, the Energy Transition for Green Growth will go into effect and...