Ecuador Amazon Tribe Win First Victory Against Oil Companies

Ecuador's Waorani indigenous tribe won their first victory against big oil companies in a ruling that blocks the companies' entry onto ancestral Amazonian lands...
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...

“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...

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...

Wind Power Cost vs Fossil Fuels: Who Just Won?

For a very long time people have been stuck using fuels that have some serious drawbacks. Coal is dreadful; mining it is dangerous, burning it...
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...

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...
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...

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...

Walmart and UPS are Soon Electrifying Their Fleets

The tipping point is on the horizon; Walmart and UPS fleets will soon be completely electrified. Under pressure from regulators and customers to ditch fleets...