“Sustainable Robots” Face Off at the World Robotic Olympiad …

GUÁCIMA, ALAJUELA, Costa Rica—Hundreds of robots—some designed to play 3D Tetris or soccer, others to tackle some of Earth’s dire sustainability challenges—invaded this small Costa Rican town last weekend. The machines were accompanied by their creators: 2,500 competitors, ages six to 25, from more than 60 countries, at the 14th World Robot Olympiad (WRO) held … Read more

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Sustainability Strategies From UMo Help Create Smarter Cities (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

Bicycles Published on November 18th, 2017 by Carolyn Fortuna 0 November 18th, 2017 by Carolyn Fortuna  Smarter cities are urban areas that incorporate various kinds of electronic data collection to manage city systems effectively and sustainably. They integrate information and technology with the Internet of Things (IoT) to optimize city operations like transportation systems, power … Read more

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Places Order For “Multiple” Tesla Semi Trucks

Clean Transport Published on November 18th, 2017 by James Ayre 0 November 18th, 2017 by James Ayre  The US-based trucking firm J.B. Hunt Transport Services is placing reservations for “multiple” units of the newly revealed Tesla semi trucks, the company revealed in a statement released on Friday. The news follows immediately after the official unveiling … Read more

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Volkswagen Agrees To Invest $40 Billion In Electric Car and Mobility Tech By 2022

Autonomous Vehicles Published on November 18th, 2017 by Steve Hanley 0 November 18th, 2017 by Steve Hanley  This story about a plan by Volkswagen to invest $40 billion in electric cars was first published by Gas2. At the beginning of this decade, people were snickering up their sleeves at Elon Musk and his ridiculous commitment … Read more

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Pope Francis: Indifference To The Effects Of Climate Change Is A “Perverse Attitude”

Climate Change Published on November 18th, 2017 by James Ayre 0 November 18th, 2017 by James Ayre  Indifference to the effects of anthropogenic climate change, and also the outright denial of growing climate warming and instability, are “perverse attitudes,” Pope Francis stated in a message to some of the ministers meeting at the ongoing climate … Read more

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Government plans global tender for solar projects - The Sunday Guardian

The Sunday GuardianThe move, first of its kind in the country, will be floated by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and will give a huge fillip to domestic manufacturing, in tune with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” mission. India has an …A Sunny Electric DreamOutlook India all 4 news … Read more

Electric Mobility and Decentralized Purchasing Of Electricity With Ubitricity

Cars Published on November 18th, 2017 by The Beam 0 November 18th, 2017 by The Beam  An interview with Frank Pawlitschek and Knut Hechtfischer by Anne-Sophie Garrigou for The Beam. Frank Pawlitschek and Knut Hechtfischer co-founded ubitricity in 2008 with the vision of smart and sustainable charging of electric vehicles (EVs) everywhere EV-users go. Both … Read more

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