October 23, 2020

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    Bill Gates says electric cars are ‘far easier’ than other climate change technology

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates doesn’t think it’s fair to refer to Tesla CEO Elon Musk as “the next Steve Jobs,” the billionaire philanthropist said during an interview on Bloomberg TV. When asked by Bloomberg‘s correspondent Erik Schatzker if Musk was indeed the next Jobs, Gates answered: “If you know people personally, that kind of gross […]

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    Canada starts emissions reduction fund from Volkswagen fine

    Canada has started a fund on Thursday to invest in community-based projects to reduce emissions, with the bulk of the money coming from a fine that Volkswagen AG paid for breaking the country’s diesel emissions regulations. The C$206 million ($157 million) fund is part of the country’s new Climate Action and Awareness Fund which seeks […]

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    Bill Gates says electric vehicles can be important to fight climate change

    Bill Gates, the world’s second-richest billionaire and co-founder of Microsoft on his blog Gatesnotes wrote that electric vehicle revolution has certainly started and that it could become one of the most important tools to fight climate change. However, his apparent differences with American automaker Tesla Inc’s CEO Elon Musk was once again exposed when he […]

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    Police arrest 185 climate protesters at Brussels car show

    Police arrested 185 protesters in central Brussels on Saturday following the staged demonstration conducted by the environmental protest group Extinction Rebellion at a car show in protest at the auto industry’s role in CO2 emissions that cause climate change. The protest came some days after the European Commission revealed ideas on how to finance its […]

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    Volkswagen charged with violating vehicle emission standards in Canada

    Volkswagen AG on Monday was charged with importing almost 128,000 vehicles into Canada by contradicting the country’s environmental legislation, a Canadian government agency stated. The German automaker was charged with 60 counts for the violation of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act by importing vehicles that did not conform to prescribed emission standards, Environment and Climate […]

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    California emissions standards to be tightened by 2030

    California legislators passed a bill that intends to decrease the state’s greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by year of 2030. The legislation extends previous efforts the state has made to decrease emissions by 2020. The state Senate voted 25-13 in support of the expense. Governor Jerry Brown is anticipated to sign it, […]

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    Paris is getting up its drive against the car due to pollution

    Paris is well-known for snarled-up traffic and irritable drivers – but automobiles are gradually being edged out as the city steps up a life-or-death fight to decrease pollution. A stroll with the grandest boulevard, the Champs-Elysees, has simply become possible without choking on exhaust fumes – from May vehicles are banned on the famous avenue […]

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