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Why Is Boris Johnson Letting Eco-Fascists Run Wild In Britain?

Extinction Rebellion vandals are digging up the lawns outside Cambridge’s grandest college Trinity and have blocked one of the roundabouts near the city center. Why aren’t the police arresting them? Why should taxpayers have to pay for the damage done?…

Brazilians Get Juicy Tax Breaks When They Adopt Animals, Plant Trees, or Hail Historic Roots

A slew of Brazilian cities are passing laws that offer tax deductions or exemptions for citizens who want to pitch in to restore the health and beauty of their communities. Whether by increasing tourism, restoring historic city centers, or boosting beautification by planting trees and maintaining their lawns, there are several ways residents of Goiânia, […]

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Why ‘Green’ Buses Aren’t Very Green, Reliable, Or Climate Friendly

Should Americans follow China in a massive commitment to supposedly eco-friendly battery-electric buses (BEBs)? California has mandated a “carbon-free” bus system by 2040 and will buy only battery or fuel cell-powered buses after 2029. Other states and cities are following…

Car sharing innovation and impact: Comparing European cities

(Politecnico di Torino) While waiting for the publication of the toolkit for local decision-makers, expected by the summer, some European case studies analyzed in the STARS project are presented in Bremen

The Rush To Electric Vehicles Is A Consumer Disaster

According to a recent report in Forbes, Tesla’s stock market value is already bigger than Ford and General Motors combined, and Elon Musk, whose company as of 2015 had already received nearly $5 billion in federal subsidies, now has a…

Air-purifying headphones aim to help urban dwellers breathe easy

Dyson, a company best-known for its innovative line of vacuums and fans, is apparently also interested in providing urbanites with a portable way to filter air pollution. The company recently filed a patent in the UK for a pair of…

Climate change: Bangkok, Amsterdam and Melbourne ‘face greatest global warming risk’ – Sky News

Bangkok, Amsterdam and Melbourne stand to be the cities most hit by climate change by 2050, according to new analysis. Rising sea levels caused by an increase in global temperatures will hit Thailand’s capital harder than any other, the Nestpick…

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Hot climates to see more variability in tree leafing as temperatures rise

Scientists found that while all regions of the country can expect an earlier start to the growing season as temperatures rise, the trend is likely to become more variable year-over-year in hotter regions.