Cars

Chevrolet’s Shanghai EN-V 2.0 Carsharing Program Is A Hit

Published on May 24th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

When it comes to carsharing programs, Chevrolet may not be the first company you think of. Yet it is actively involved in several testing programs and is ramping up its Maven carsharing business in the US. The company says it expects to include autonomous versions of its Chevy Bolt electric car in the Maven network next year... Read More


Cars

Volkswagen CEO: Some Managers Are Resisting Changes To Corporate Culture

Published on May 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Following the apparent culmination of the Volkswagen diesel emissions cheating scandal, the German giant has been on something of a PR blitz, seemingly trying to convince onlookers that the company has refocused and will now be embracing electric vehicles, self-driving tech, etc. Apparently, though, there is still a lot of internal resistance to this change of course, going by recent comments made by the Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller... Read More


Clean Power

What’s Up With Wind Power in Vermont?

Published on May 24th, 2017 | by George Harvey

The Vermont Public Service Board has sent recommendations to the legislature for new sound standards for utility-scale wind projects. Critics say the standards are so strict that the effectively kill development of wind power in the state. ... Read More


Air Quality

Trump Budget To Decimate US Clean Energy & Environment Programs

Published on May 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Though unsurprising, the latest round of budget document leaks and officially released budget documents confirm many's worst fears, that the Trump administration is looking to slash and dice their way through the country's clean energy and environmental programs and institutions. ... Read More


Air Quality

Harvard Study: Greenery In Your Neighborhood Cuts Women’s Mortality Rates

Published on May 23rd, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Green, in my experience, starts with childhood. Nothing compares with climbing trees as a child. A close second was laying flat on my back in the yard or woods behind my house and cloud gazing. It just felt good. A Harvard Study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health explains more of what a child instinctively understands... Read More


Clean Power

Wave Energy’s Potential For British Columbia

Published on May 23rd, 2017 | by Roy L Hales

Since 2001, there have been several inquiries into the plausibility of harnessing the wave energy off Vancouver Island. So far, projects were rejected because of the associated costs. A new report from the University of Victoria’s West Coast Wave Initiative (WCWI) outlined wave energy's potential for British Columbia... Read More


Green Economy

Vancouver Island’s Struggle For Sustainable Forestry

Published on May 23rd, 2017 | by Roy L Hales

When Island Timberlands arrived in 2012, they found Cortes island residents waiting behind a blockade. The Vancouver Observer sent a young film maker to cover the story, but Daniel Pierce found more than just another clash between a logging company and local environmentalists. ... Read More


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