Controversial Trump Environment Nominee Sworn Iin

(BBC) – US President Donald Trump’s nominee has been sworn in to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Scott Pruitt, a fierce critic of the agency, was approved by the Republican-controlled

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Saudis Kick Off $50 Billion Renewable Energy Plan to Cut Oil Use

(BLOOMBERG) – Saudi Arabia is kicking off its $50 billion renewable-energy push as the world’s top crude exporter turns to solar and wind power to temper domestic oil use in

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Trump Looking to Drop Paris Climate Accords ASAP

(GIZMODO) – Donald Trump is a professional liar. Now that he is the President-elect with actual President-ing to do, he’s angling to make the United States a liar on the

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What Does Trump Win Mean for US Science?

(BBC News) – President-elect Donald Trump did not express many views about science and innovation on the campaign trail. But there are some clues to his positions on key issues.

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These Floor Tiles Create Electricity From Footsteps

(PAVEGEN) – LONDON, 11th May 2016, Pavegen unveils the latest iteration of its energy-generating technology, revolutionising the way the company and product operate in a pivotal step for the business. The

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: What it Means, How to Respond

(World Economic Forum) – We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale,

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A Wheel to Electrify Your Bicycle

(Reuters) – A newly developed wheel converts any bicycle into an electric vehicle. Ben Gruber reports. Right off the bat, Michael Burtov says that he and his team at tech

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Musk ‘Master Plan’ Expands Tesla into Trucks, Buses and Car Sharing

By Joseph White and Paul Lienert (Reuters) – Tesla Motors Inc <TSLA.O> Chief Executive Elon Musk Wednesday unveiled an ambitious plan to expand the company into electric trucks and buses,

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German Parliament to Investigate Government’s Role in ‘Dieselgate’ Scandal

(SPACE DAILY) – Germany’s parliament on Thursday was to launch a probe into whether the government colluded in the engine-rigging scandal engulfing auto giant Volkswagen. The special panel, set up

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New Wind Turbine Sheds Light on Hanoi’s Slums

(Reuters) – Cheap wind powered technology is having a big impact on those living in the slums of Hanoi. Sharon Reich reports. In the floating village along Hanoi’s Red River

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